Best Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

Best Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

If you’re looking for the best cheap eats near Lincoln Center, you’ll need to do some digging. While there are a lot of great restaurants near Lincoln Center, some of them are pricey. And if you’re heading to a performance, chances are the evening is already going to cost you quite a bit.

When I refer to these spots as offering “cheap eats near Lincoln Center”, keep in mind that everything is relative. And you won’t find $100 entrees at any of these restaurants. With others nearby, you will.

And if you’re looking to spend your money on booze, check out this guide to bars near Lincoln Center when you’re done.

Wok City

Cheap Chinese take out spot. A great choice if you’re running late to a performance and need to find both fast and cheap eats near Lincoln Center!

Get 4 crab rangoon for $3, a small wonton soup for $2, or if it’s during their lunch menu hours (11am-4pm), a sweet and sour chicken for $5.75.

Wok City is located at 153 Amsterdam Ave.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

via Yelp

 

Terakawa Ramen

This small ramen bar is cash only and offers ramen bowls from $9 to $14. You can garnish you’re bowl with toppings that range between just $1 and $2.

Terakawa Ramen is located at 885 Ninth Avenue.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

http://terakawaramenny.com/

Old John’s Luncheonette

Not everything on their menu is cheap, but they do offer grilled cheese sandwiches for $4.95 and burgers for $6.95. If you’re visiting the city, this NYC diner is also a cool place to experience “old New York”.

Old John’s Luncheonette is located at 148 West 67th Street.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

oldjohnsluncheonettenyc.com

LA Traviata Pizzeria

This classic, hole-in-the-wall UWS pizza place is quick and cheap. Cheese slices go for $2.50 and pies for $11.00. Service is over the counter and designed for those prepared to gobble up their pizza quickly or on the go.

LA Traviata Pizzeria is located at 101 West 68th Street.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

https://www.latraviatapizzany.com/

Fluffy’s Cafe & Pizzeria

Fluffy’s is open 24/7, and offers a little bit of everything in a cafeteria-style dining room. Plain pizza slices go for $2.50, and most slices with toppings will go for $3.75 or $3.95. Their burgers sell for $6.95, and custom hot pastas and stir fry bowls with three toppings are only $7.95.

Fluffy’s is located at 370 West 58th Street.

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http://www.fluffyscafe.com/fluffyscafe_main.html

Francesco’s Pizzeria

Francesco’s serves delicious olive oil crust pizza. You can get yourself a plain slice for $2.90 or a personal pie for $12. They also offer pastas starting at $12.50, and meat and poultry dishes starting in the low $20 range. Yes, not everything here is “cheap” by everyone’s standards, but it’s a nice place to sit down and have yourself a slice if you’re in saving mode.

Francesco’s is located at 186 Columbus Ave.

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via Yelp

http://francescospizzanyc.com/

Sfilatino

This very small Italian deli offers its patrons small sandwiches for under $5, salads for under $10, and their pasta of the day for $9.95.

Sfilatino is located at 342 West 57th Street.

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http://www.sfilatinonyc.com/

indikitch

All natural, fast-casual Indian food. Pay between $10-$12 for an entree with four sides. Entree choices include chicken tikka, pulled pork, lamb kofta, grilled mushroom and paneer (marinated farmer’s cheese).

indikitch is located at 940 Eighth Avenue.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

http://indikitch.com/

Umami Burger at Hudson Hotel

Umami Burger has a location at this Upper West Side hotel. Some of their lower-priced offerings include fries for $4 and wings for $9. Their burgers start at $11.50, and they also have wine and craft beer.

Umami Burger is located at 358 West 58th Street.

Cheap Eats Near Lincoln Center

https://www.umamiburger.com/locations/hudson/

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Blogger, Real Estate Broker, Upper West Sider
Mike is a native Upper West Sider. He's lived in the Lincoln Center area, Morningside Heights, and pretty much everywhere in between. When he's not blogging or renting apartments, you can find him eating through the many great restaurants on the Upper West Side, awkwardly taking iPhone photos for @ilovetheupperwestside, or sitting on a bench in Riverside Park (usually by himself).
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