10 Best Restaurants in Atlanta to Stretch Your Dollar

Malika Harricharan

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that are white tablecloth like La Tavola, picked for it's $10 Monday night pasta special.

If sandwiches are you thing, you'll want to head to Victory Sandwich or Toscano and Sons for the their delectable sandwiches. These are made from high quality ingredients and served on small, tasty buns. Order a couple and the price won't set you back much. 

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    This restaurant has been a staple in the Atlanta area for quite a few years.

    Local Expert Tip: "Great spot for take out. "

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    Taqueria del Sol

    Cheap mexican eats can be found here as well as tasty margaritas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Order your food first then claim your seat. "

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    Victory Sandwich

    These slider sized sandwiches are very popular for lunch and late night.

    Local Expert Tip: "Most sandwiches will only run you about four dollars."

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    La Fonda Latina

    This latin restaurant is widely popular with Atlantans for their authentic latin food, quick service and cheap prices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Their patio is lovely and is worth waiting for. "

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    Thumbs Up

    Reasonable pricing and consistent food are found at Thumbs Up. Breakfast is served all day too.

    Local Expert Tip: "Payment is cash only so come prepared. "

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    Hankook Taqueria

    The unique blend of Korean and Mexican makes this restaurant especially enticing.

    Local Expert Tip: "Avoid this spot during peak lunch times. It is small and gets very crowded."

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    • Cuisine: Indian
    • Average Main Course Price: $12
    • Neighborhood: Buford Highway

    Low prices and tasty dishes are found at this Bangladeshi restaurant on Buford Highway.

    Local Expert Tip: "This is one of the only Bangladeshi restaurants in Atlanta. "

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    Toscano and Sons

    Since opening, Fox Brothers has been extremely popular with folks who like cheap eats to upscale for its tasty barbecue.

    Local Expert Tip: "There's free parking in the deck attached."

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    La Tavola

    Upscale Italian in a relaxed atmosphere with delectable pasta dishes.

    Local Expert Tip: "Special pasta dinners on Mondays are only $10."

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    El Myr

    They have fresh guac and salsa as well as unique, yet reasonably priced food.

    Local Expert Tip: "El Myr is open late night on weekends until 2:30 am. "



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