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Treat Yourself to These Budget-Friendly Food Stops Across Orlando

  • December 13, 2022
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It’s hard not to be a diehard foodie when you live in a city like Orlando. Aside from the theme park snacks and seasonal goodies, local restaurants know how to deliver some delectable dishes that will keep you coming back as a regular in no time!

While we all deserve to treat ourselves to a fine dining experience every once in a while, there are plenty of tasty options across the City Beautiful that won’t require a loosening of the purse strings. So bring on the delicious without breaking the bank at these budget-friendly food stops across Orlando!

budget-friendly food stops across orlando

1. Alex's Kitchen

Alex’s Fresh Kitchen has just about everything your tummy needs (and wants). Their name comes from serving fresh, locally sourced ingredients from their meats to their produce. Chow down on a little southern comfort with the Chicken and Waffle Tower—or go big with a juicy burger!

Can’t decide between chicken and beef? Go for both with the Mambacita – topped with an 8oz. beef patty, 5 oz. fried chicken breast, garlic & spicy aioli’s, bacon jam, fried house-made pickles, fried jalapeños, and so many other sweet and savory toppings!


Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday | CLOSED
Thursday | 11AM–8PM
Friday | 10AM–3PM, 5PM–10PM
Saturday | 10AM–3PM, 5PM–10PM
Sunday | 10AM–9PM

📍 1015 FL 436, Suite 109, Casselberry, FL 32707

budget-friendly food stops across orlando

2. Pom Pom's Teahouse & Sandwicheria

📷 Orlando Sentinel

Craving a hearty delicious sandwich? Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria is the only obvious answer! With dozens and dozens of pressed sammies, there’s a little savory, a little sweet, and all the goodies in between.

First, you’ll pick your favorite slice of bread between wheat, rye, sourdough and pumpernickel. Next, the real fun begins! Will you go for Big Daddy’s Triple Deckers? The Hot Pastrami? The Spicy Elvis? (Yes, we’re just as curious about that one as you are.)


Monday | 11AM-4PM
Tuesday | 11AM–8PM
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday |  11AM–4AM
Saturday | 11AM–4AM
Sunday | 11AM–5PM

📍 67 N. Bumby Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

budget-friendly food stops across orlando

3. TaKo Cheena

📷 Marjolaine S @ Yelp

Bring on the TaKo feast! TaKo Cheena is packed to the brim with a fusion of Asian and Mexican flavors. Go bold and beefy with their Asian Braised Beef or Korean Beef tacos—or, for another twist of Asian flavors, try their Thai Peanut Chicken tacos. And finally, we’d be remiss if we didn’t send you in for the secret weapon: the K-Town Cheese Fries!


Monday | 12PM–11PM
Tuesday | 6PM–11PM
Wednesday | 6PM-1AM
Thursday | 11AM–1AM
Friday | 11AM–3AM
Saturday | 11AM–3AM
Sunday | 6PM-11PM

📍 948 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

budget-friendly food stops across orlando

4. Beefy King

📷 Orlando Magazine

Serving up the very best roast beef sandwich in Orlando, Beefy King has been family-owned and operated since 1968. Pair that perfectly stacked pastrami or roast beef sandwich with a heaping spoonful of their signature tater tots and a scoop of cool, creamy coleslaw! A fabulous value for a delicious plate of grub!


Monday | 10AM–5:30PM
Tuesday | 10AM–5:30PM
Wednesday | 10AM–5:30PM
Thursday | 10AM–5:30PM
Friday | 10AM–5:30PM
Saturday | 11AM–3PM
Sunday | CLOSED

📍 424 N Bumby Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

budget-friendly food stops across orlando

5. Taino's Bakery & Deli

Looking for some sweet or savory treats at a budget-friendly price? Taino’s Bakery & Deli has you covered! Serving up all-day breakfast sandwiches and burgers, there’s a little bit of grease and a whole lot of love packed into each of their hefty sandwiches. They also offer specialty desserts, cakes, and baked goods to cure your sweet tooth hankering.


Monday | 6AM–6PM
Tuesday | 6AM–6PM
Wednesday | 6AM–6PM
Thursday | 6AM–6PM
Friday | 6AM–6PM
Saturday | 7AM–5PM
Sunday | 7AM–6PM

📍 5806 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando, FL 32807

6. Mamak Asian Street Food

📷 Mamak Asian Street Food

Southeast Asian street-style food is served up hot and delish at Mamak Asian Street Food! Start with some of their must-try tapas like the Roti Canai—a Malaysian flatbread, or the Chicken and Shrimp Wontons with hot sauce! 

And for the main course, how can you pass up a heaping serving of classic Pad Thai—which, of course, has Mamak’s own twist of flavors. Or, in true Malaysian fashion, try the Char Kway Teow, a signature street dish with wok-fried noodles. 


Monday | 11AM-10PM
Tuesday | 11AM–10PM
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 12PM–10PM

📍 1231 E Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32803

7. Mrs. Potato Restaurant

📷 Mrs. Potato

Mrs. Potato is Orlando’s little potato corner with a cheesy Brazilian core! If you’re craving a loaded potato with heaps of crispy bacon, sour cream, and loads of cheddar cheese, they have you covered with their New Bacon Baked tater!

Our absolute favorite item on the menu? Their signature Rosti Potatoes knock it out of the park. If you’re unfamiliar with this dish, think of it like a latke or a giant potato pancake stuffed with your favorite meats or stuffings, or go plain Jane – full-on potato!


Monday | 11AM–10PM
Tuesday | 11AM–10PM
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍 4550 S. Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32811

8. Super Rico Colombian Restaurant & Bar

📷 Super Rico Colombian

Super Rico will bring joy to your day from the second you step inside! Their selection of traditional Colombian food has everything from specialty arepas to heaping platters of traditional favorites. So if you’re on the hunt for a great bang for your buck, look no further than Super Rico!


Daily | 11AM-9PM

📍55 W Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

9. King Bao

📷 King Bao Wow

Four words: gourmet steamed bao buns. Are we the only ones drooling? King Bao is home to the highly addictive, airy steamed buns known as bao. But, this is no average bun joint—King Bao tops these fluffy pockets with all kinds of meats, toppings, and flavors.

Try the Hogzilla with thick-cut, braised pork belly or for our vegetarian friends, go with the Veganville bao packed with crispy tofu and topped with shallot ginger and pepper relish.


Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 11:30AM–9:30PM
Wednesday | 11:30AM–9:30PM
Thursday | 11:30AM–9:30PM
Friday | 11:30AM–11:30PM
Saturday | 11:30AM–11:30PM
Sunday | 12PM–9;30PM

📍 710 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

10. La Fiesta Mexican Grill

📷 La Fiesta Mexican Grill

Chips, salsa, margs, and Mexican food? Count us in for a seat at La Fiesta Mexican Grill! There’s nothing better than an authentic Mexican stop, all at a budget-friendly price tag.

This family-owned and operated Tex-Mex location serves up seafood, steak, pork, and chicken specialties, wrapped in your favorite tortilla style. Are you team burrito, fajita, quesadilla or taco? 


Monday | 11AM–9PM
Tuesday | 11AM–9PM
Wednesday | 11AM–9PM
Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday | 11AM–10PM
Saturday | 11AM–10PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍3000 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

11. Leguminati Vegan Eatery

📷 Leguminati Vegan Eatery

Located inside the Hourglass Social House, you’ll find delicious eats from Leguminati Vegan Eatery! All of the meats served in their crunchy tortillas are vegan proteins. Take your pick from vegan beef or vegan chicken, as they are perfectly nestled inside of a grilled-to-perfection wrap. 

We recommend going big with their Crunch Mac meal! Inside this flour tortilla, you’ll find seasoned vegan beef, mac and cheese, a tostada, vegan sour cream, diced tomato, and lettuce. 


Daily | 11AM-8PM

📍 2401 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

12. Gringos Locos

📷 Gringos Locos

Best tacos? Best nachos? Best late night? Best cheap eats? All of the above are waiting for you at Gringos Locos! So load up your plate with a pile of O.G. Nachos with all your favorite toppings or chow down on one of their Full Affairs like the Jersey Turnpike or the Chimichanga. You’ll certainly leave with a happy, full tummy!


Daily | 11AM-3AM

📍 4258 W Plaza Dr, Orlando, FL 32816

queso fresco guac and tacos salsa dip

13. Bartaco

Bartaco is the ultimate taco experience for the super hungry and the slightly hungry. The Bartaco experience allows you to pay and order by the taco! Their pork belly is juicy and delicious, and if you’re feeling a little veggie, the cauliflower is absolutely delicious! Don’t forget to ask what specialty taco is on their secret menu for the day. 


Monday | 11AM–11PM
Tuesday | 11AM–11PM
Wednesday | 11AM–11PM
Thursday | 11AM-12AM
Friday | 11AM–12AM
Saturday | 11AM–12AM
Sunday | 11AM–11PM

📍 7600 Dr Phillips Blvd, Suite 28, Orlando, FL 32819

Dinner is served!

Are you hungry yet? Whether you’re craving a full-on comfort meal or chowing down on a fresh taco feast, there are plenty of budget-friendly food stops across Orlando to cure just about any craving.

So what cheap eats do you go back to time and time again? Tell us on TikTok so we can try it out for ourselves!

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