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Great Cheap Places to Eat in Seattle

Updated on April 30, 2020
Eating out in Seattle doesn't have to be expensive.
Eating out in Seattle doesn't have to be expensive. | Source

Finding a great cheap place to eat in Seattle can be difficult. Yes, we would all love to eat at Sky City in the Space Needle, but that's not possible for most of us. For people touring Seattle, they want the best possible place to eat while on a budget. It's those nice hole in the wall places with amazing food that is memorable. So, to save you tourists and natives trouble, here is a list of some great cheap places to eat in Seattle, Washington.

Paseo - Caribbean Cuisine

Paseo specializes in Caribbean food that will make your mouth water. The wait and the walk there may be long, but it is well worth it. If you go, make sure you get lots of napkins because it will get messy. Their most popular dish their Caribbean Roast for $8.50 which is pork shoulder in paseo marinade. They slow roast it and it is melt in your mouth amazing. They serve lunch and dinner, plenty to choose from so everyone will be happy, and even outside seating! They only accept cash so make sure you are well prepared since you do not want to pass this place up!

What is Paseo's Menu like?

Paseo's menu consists of many delicious looking dishes. The most expensive dishes on their menu is $13.00.

Baguette Box - Sandwiches

Baguette Box is a simple sandwich shop that only uses fresh ingredients. They have an online ordering system and they deliver so getting a sandwich is simple and easy. Baguette Box has a sandwich for everyone. If you are feeling extra hungry, they also offer a "baguette box" which also includes potato salad and a slice of banana cake with coconut sauce (yum!)

Baguette Box Menu

With their most expensive menu item being $12.50, these sandwiches and salads are delicious and cheap.

Pike Place Chowder Menu

Check out Pike Place Chowder's website here.

Pike Place Chowder - Seafood

In the heart of Pike Place is this wonderful chowder restaurant. Pike Place Chowder has eight different types of chowders ranging from your basic chowder to a chowder including halibut, crab, salmon, and oysters! A bowl of chowder ranges from $4.95 for an 8 ounce bowl to $9.95 for a sourdough bread bowl. People rave that Pike Place Chowder has the best chowder they have ever tasted! Definitely a place to check out if you are on a budget.

Pike Place Market in Seattle
Pike Place Market in Seattle | Source

Chaos Central - Hot Dogs

The perfect place to get a hot dog, this hot dog vendor is parked in a Shell station. They are open late and are raved to be the best hot dogs you'll ever eat. The only downsides to this hot dog stand is the loud noise. Cheap and delicious hot dogs. Who could beat that? Warning though, this hot dog stand is usually the go to place for people who are drunk. If that is not your crowd, you probably do not want to go. If you are willing to take a risk for the best hot dogs ever, do it.

Il Corvo Pasta - Italian

If you are in the mood for Italian, Il Corvo Pasta is the way to go. Their pasta is handmade by them and it is only for $9! They rotate their pasta and you have three to choose from! Downside? They are only open during the week so if you want to experience their amazing pasta, you'll have to go then. If you are a pasta enthusiest, this is a definite and cheap place to check out.

Paseo on Fremont:
4225 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

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Paseo on Fremont

Paseo on Seaview Ave:
Ballard 6226 Seaview Ave NW

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Baguette Box on Pine Street:
1203 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

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Baguette Box on Fremont:
626 North 34th Street, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

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Pike Place Chowder:
1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

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Chaos Central:
848 East Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122, USA

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Il Corvo Pasta:
217 James Street, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

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Choosing the right restaurant can be hard. Especially when a budget is involved. But, you don't need money to find a great place to eat. Check out some of these restaurants! I know you won't be disappointed. What are your favorite cheap places to eat in Seattle?


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