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The Best New Cheap Eats in Toronto

The best new cheap eats in Toronto are the pizza slices, sandwiches and jerk chicken specials filling us up for $10 or less. No need to pay a month’s worth of rent for a meal. These new arrivals are reading the room with relatively affordable eats to get you through the hunger pangs.

Here are the best new cheap eats in Toronto.


Pizzeria Badiali
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Pizzeria Badiali

Slices of New York-style pies range from $4.75 to $6.50 at Dovercourt’s corner pizzeria. Nothing says quick and easy like slices served on paper plates.

The Haifa Room
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The Haifa Room

Get piping hot falafel, pita or za’atar fries for under $10 at this takeout window on the Ossington strip. Their popular falafel sandwiches are slightly more at $11, if you can snag one before they sell out.


Rosie's Burgers
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Rosie's Burgers

Port Credit’s fast food transplant is smashing up single patty burgers for $8 each on Queen West. That'll leave just enough room in the budget for some extra bacon or banana pudding for dessert.

Scotchiees Caribbean
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Scotchiees Caribbean

Students, rejoice–this takeout counter in Malvern Town Centre offers lunch specials for $5.99. Even if you’re not in school, you can still score a hefty portion of jerk chicken with rice, veggies and plantain for $9.99.


Birdies Fried Chicken
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Birdies Fried Chicken

Fried chicken food truck Fully Loaded T.O. opened its first store on Coxwell Ave. with, you guessed it, a menu of crispy fried bird. Hulking Nashville Hot Fried Chicken sandwiches are $9.49; same goes for the OG sandwich.


Bullseye Burgers N' Fries
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Bullseye Burgers N' Fries

Pape Village’s burger joint is serving quality charcoal-grilled beef burgs. If you’re in the mood for a breakfast inspired moment, grab the Bacon & Egg ($9.99). Honey Mustard Chicken is $9.99.

Hot Dip
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Hot Dip

Ten bucks will get you eight ounces of tender, juicy roast beef at this West Queen West sandwich shop. The restaurant’s French Dip comes in a Petite Thuet bread with hot horseradish and obligatory dip on the side.


Lamhan Banh Mi
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Lamhan Banh Mi

If you’re planning a day at Christie Pits, a visit to this Vietnamese banh mi should be on the map. Homemade bread holds together fillings like lemongrass grilled chicken, pate and traditional deli meats for less than $8.

Katsupan
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Katsupan

Perfectly cut Japanese milk bread sandwiches are the vibe at Midland Ave.’s bakery. Tamago or egg salad sandos with Kewpie mayo are $8.99 or less. Or just get a whole loaf of shokupan and make a sando at home for less than $7.

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim of the Haifa Room.


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