90 "Cheap Eats" restaurants in Chicago.
Huaraches Dona Chio is an excellent cash-only Mexican spot in Edgewater.
Funky, fresh, and delicious. Big & little's is one of the best and most interesting restaurants you can eat at.
Chicken Kalamata and crack fries is one of the best meals in town. Tina Fey agrees.
A rooster thunderdome full of hot dogs, Italian beefs, and chocolate cake shakes.
Quality BBQ exists, and you don’t need to head south. Irving Park is where it’s at.
Vito & Nicks is a Southside institution that has excellent tavern-style “cracker crust” pizza.
Birrieria Zaragoza - goat taco capital of Chicago. Seriously, if you consider yourself a taco aficionado then you need to try this place.
Crisp is one of Chicago’s best wing spots, and it’s all about the Seoul Sassy jumbo wings here. Get them delivered or pop in for a quick bite.
Quick, easy, and delicious Southern style fried chicken. Roost Carolina Kitchen is a great spot.
Memoir is a stall inside the Richland Center food court in Chinatown with build-your-own Szechuan dry hot pot.
Jimmy’s is a counter-service spot in Lincoln Square serving fantastic New York-style pizza.
Nonna's is a small counter spot serving great sandwiches, both hot and cold. Pop in solo for a quick bite or carry out to your office or home.
Don Pedro is a real experience, especially on the weekends. The Pilsen spot serves excellent carnitas for you to make all the tacos you want.
Small Cheval, from the makers of Au Cheval. Good news, the burgers here are also great.