Here Are Three Great Cheap Eats in NYC

Here Are Three Great Cheap Eats in NYC

We're in the middle of restaurant opening season, and it seems that high-profile new spots are popping their doors open at a breathtaking rate. If you've spent a little too much cash pursuing meals at these newcomers, give your wallet a break. Here are three restaurants offering meals for less than $10 -- and at one of them, you can eat ramen and drink beer for less than five bucks.

Brunch at Norman's Cay, 74 Orchard Street, 646-481-1229 This Caribbean restaurant opened last fall in an Orchard Street address we think might be cursed -- several of its previous tenants have barely lasted a year. It's worth stopping in for brunch here, though, when much of the menu goes for less than $10. Our favorite? The jerk chicken, which comes with spring peas and tart tomatoes.

Here Are Three Great Cheap Eats in NYC

Late night sushi at Enjuu, 20 East 17th Street, 646-336-7004 This Union Square sushi takeout counter starts seeing a line around 8:45 p.m. That's because at 9, everything in its refrigerated case is discounted 50 percent. You'll want to get there early, but you should be able to snag a decently priced chirashi bowl or a couple of rolls and still come in well under your $10 budget.

Here Are Three Great Cheap Eats in NYC
Hinomaru Ramen

Tuesday lunch deal at Hinomaru Lucky Cat, 232 East 53rd Street, 212-838-5333 This midtown lunch spot is offering a ridiculous deal on its shoyu ramen for the entire month of May: pop in on a Tuesday between noon and 1 p.m., and you'll get a bowl of soup plus a beer for $3. Should you embrace the savings, though, prepare to nap all afternoon.

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