inexpensive lunches in midtown
Totto Ramen is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

1. Totto Ramen

9.0
366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 560 tips and reviews
Blockheads Burritos is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

2. Blockheads Burritos

7.7
322 W 50th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Hell's Kitchen · 140 tips and reviews
Empanada Mama is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

3. Empanada Mama

9.1
763 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St), New York, NY
Empanada Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 359 tips and reviews
Mother Burger is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

4. Mother Burger

7.4
329 W 49th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Hell's Kitchen · 110 tips and reviews
Chanpen Thai is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

5. Chanpen Thai

761 9th Ave (at W 51st St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 13 tips and reviews
123 Burger Shot Beer is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

6. 123 Burger Shot Beer

6.0
739 10th Ave (btwn 50th & 51st St.), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Hell's Kitchen · 142 tips and reviews
Pam Real Thai is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

7. Pam Real Thai

7.9
404 W 49th St (9th Ave), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 113 tips and reviews
Burrito Box is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

8. Burrito Box

8.9
885 9th Ave (btwn 57th St & 58th St), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Hell's Kitchen · 119 tips and reviews
Route 66 Cafe is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

9. Route 66 Cafe

5.9
858 9th Ave, New York, NY
American Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 56 tips and reviews
Yum Yum Bangkok is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

10. Yum Yum Bangkok

7.7
650 9th Ave (at W 46th St), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 93 tips and reviews
Bali Nusa Indah is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

11. Bali Nusa Indah

651 9th Ave (45th/46th Sts), New York, NY
Indonesian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 49 tips and reviews
Breeze is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

12. Breeze

661 9th Ave (46th Street), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 72 tips and reviews
Sake Bar Hagi is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

13. Sake Bar Hagi

9.1
152 W 49th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Theater District · 179 tips and reviews
Margon is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

14. Margon

9.2
136 W 46th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · Theater District · 103 tips and reviews
Pongsri Thai is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

15. Pongsri Thai

7.8
244 W 48th St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Theater District · 66 tips and reviews
Café Duke is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

16. Café Duke

7.4
140 W 51st St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · Theater District · 88 tips and reviews
Sapporo is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

17. Sapporo

7.9
152 W 49th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Noodle House · Theater District · 184 tips and reviews
The Halal Guys is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

18. The Halal Guys

9.1
W 53rd St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Food Truck · 859 tips and reviews
Topaz Thai is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

19. Topaz Thai

8.1
127 W 56th St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Theater District · 98 tips and reviews
John's Pizzeria is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

20. John's Pizzeria

8.5
260 W 44th St (at 8th Ave.), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Theater District · 316 tips and reviews
The Original Soupman is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

21. The Original Soupman

8.1
259A W 55th St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Soup Place · Theater District · 53 tips and reviews
Bagel & Bean is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

22. Bagel & Bean

1710 Broadway (at 55th St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Theater District · 16 tips and reviews
Hummus Kitchen is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

23. Hummus Kitchen

7.2
768 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 59 tips and reviews
Q2 Thai is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

24. Q2 Thai

788 9th Ave (at 52nd), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 49 tips and reviews
Mee Noodle Shop is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

25. Mee Noodle Shop

6.0
795 9th Ave (at 53rd St), New York, NY
Noodle House · Hell's Kitchen · 65 tips and reviews
Wondee Siam II is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

26. Wondee Siam II

7.7
813 9th Ave (54th st), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 46 tips and reviews
El Centro is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

27. El Centro

8.6
824 9th Ave (at W 54th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 156 tips and reviews
Biryani Cart is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

28. Biryani Cart

8.1
46th St & 6th Ave, New York, NY
Food Truck · Theater District · 62 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try two kathi rolls ($6). "Fillings include chicken, lamb or vegetarian, but communication is rocky, so what you get may be a surprise. As long as you can take some spice, it’s all good." Read more.

Glaze Teriyaki is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

29. Glaze Teriyaki

8.1
638 Lexington Ave (brwn E 54th & E 55th St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Midtown East · 49 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: The chicken thigh teriyaki is right choice here ($7.75). "The beautifully plump, juicy, organic teriyaki chicken thigh is served over white or brown rice with crisp and fresh side salad." Read more.

City Sandwich is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

30. City Sandwich

9.2
649 9th Ave (btwn 45th and 46th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Hell's Kitchen · 152 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: The "Nuno" is the one to try ($9.95). "It’s an inspired concoction of blood sausage, broccoli rabe, mozzarella and fixins, scrunched between City Sandwich’s superbly crusty and fresh sandwich rolls." Read more.

Güllüoğlu Baklava & Cafe is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

31. Güllüoğlu Baklava & Cafe

8.0
982 2nd Ave (at E 52nd St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Turtle Bay · 76 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the "Gül böreği" ($7.50/lb), "an eggy pastry that is more quiche-like than flaky, comes stuffed with spinach and feta, potato or spinach and ground beef." Read more.

Go! Go! Curry! is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

32. Go! Go! Curry!

9.0
273 W 38th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Curry Restaurant · Garment District · 173 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the katsu curry ($7.50). "Flavored with pureed apples, ketchup, curry powder and garam masala, the brown gravy is sweet and mild & is popularly topped with tonkatsu, a breaded, fried pork cutlet." Read more.

Pure Thai Cookhouse is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

33. Pure Thai Cookhouse

9.3
766 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 336 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try Sukhothai pork noodle soup ($7 lunch, $9 dinner). "Sweet slices of roasted pork are nestled amongst crunchy long beans and crumbles of ground pork, the dish is lavishly topped with cracklings." Read more.

Pizza By Cer Tè is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

34. Pizza By Cer Tè

8.4
132 E 56th St (Park Avenue), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Midtown East · 41 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the "farmer's slice" ($3.50). "Aligning with their many mantras, this slice is funky, marrying slick onions with the sweetness of real, irregular corn kernels. This slice may change you." Read more.

Mooncake Foods is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

35. Mooncake Foods

359 W 54th St (btw 8th & 9th Aves.), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 55 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the grilled pork chop sandwich ($8): "tender, thin slices of pork, brushed with a bit of sweet hoisin and quickly grilled, paired with a mango chutney and irresistibly crunchy, fresh bread." Read more.

Tehuitzingo Deli is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

36. Tehuitzingo Deli

9.1
695 10th Ave (btwn W 47th & W 48th St), New York, NY
Taco Place · Hell's Kitchen · 125 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the torta with chicken ($6), "which delivers a fistful of tender chicken, melty fresh quesillo, an appealing smear of avocado, and fiery pickled peppers." Read more.

Sullivan Street Bakery is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

37. Sullivan Street Bakery

9.1
533 W 47th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 117 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Try the pizza bianca ($2). "This light slab of chewy and crispy Roman-style flatbread comes topped with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and rosemary. No other ingredients required." Read more.

38. J.G. Melon

9.0
1291 3rd Ave (at E 74th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper East Side · 421 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: You must try the burger ($9.75). It's griddled and features "juicy and flavorful loosely packed patties on simple toasted white buns." Read more.

Arirang Korean Restaurant is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

39. Arirang Korean Restaurant

32 W 32nd St Fl 3 (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave.), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Koreatown · 51 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Check out the jumbo chicken kar-jaebi noodle soup. ($9.99) "It’s so chicken-y, it serves as a reliable reminder of what the bird can and should taste like." Read more.

D'Aiuto Baby Watson Cheesecake is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

40. D'Aiuto Baby Watson Cheesecake

405 8th Ave (btw 30th and 31st St), New York, NY
Bakery · Chelsea · 15 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: The "hidden gem" is the apple fritter ($2.25). "Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, studded with apple pieces and covered in sweet glaze, this beauty clocks in at well over a half pound." Read more.

Minar is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

41. Minar

5 W 31st St (btwn 5th & Broadway), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Koreatown · 26 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: "The chana bhatura daily special ($6.25) is worth the wait. The curry is moderately spiced & served with a side of cool raita, tamarind sauce & chutney. The made-to-order poofy poori makes the meal." Read more.

Zocalo is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

42. Zocalo

Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Midtown East · 16 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: For $6.50 get their delicious, fresh, and vegan guacamole and share it with friends. Sandwiches start at $9, try the steak, turkey guava, or a grilled chicken sandwich. Read more.

Dishes is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

43. Dishes

6.6
42nd St & Park Ave (48 Grand Central Terminal), New York, NY
Restaurant · Midtown East · 25 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Dishes' has fresh sandwiches and salads prepared if you need to run, made fresh while you wait. This is a great place to grab a quick snack, just be patient with the unique circular counters. Read more.

Rudy's Bar & Grill is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

44. Rudy's Bar & Grill

8.8
627 9th Ave (btwn W 44th & W 45th St), New York, NY
Dive Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 255 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: A favorite of HK locals, $2 for Rudy's blonde, $3 for Rudy's Red, $7 for a pitcher. Eat as many hotdogs as you can, they're free and yummy! Read more.

Ess-a-Bagel is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

45. Ess-a-Bagel

8.7
831 3rd Ave (btwn 50th & 51st St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Turtle Bay · 310 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Want to delve into a traditional NY bagel? The fluffy bagels at this Midtown East establishment are not only delicious, but very cheap. Get it with some cream cheese and lox for the classic sandwich.

Empanada Mama is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

46. Empanada Mama

9.1
763 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St), New York, NY
Empanada Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 359 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Small place in Hell's Kitchen serving up awesome, cheap empanadas. They're only $2.80 each and are sure to hit the spot, whether it's after a night of drinking or just quick lunch.

Schnitzel & Things is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

47. Schnitzel & Things

7.7
New York, NY
Food Truck · Financial District · 56 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Try the chicken schnitzel and get some sides. Be prepared to stand in line though- at lunch time this truck can get crowded.

48. Totto Ramen

9.0
366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 560 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Tiny restaurant, so expect long lines. However, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious ramen broth. Try the Chicken Ramen and the Char Su Pork Ramen, which is blowtorch charred right in front of you.

Bombay Indian Cuisine is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

49. Bombay Indian Cuisine

5.5
764 9th Ave (btwn 51st and 52nd), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 9 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: Small spot for great Indian. GREAT service.

The Halal Guys is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

50. The Halal Guys

9.1
W 53rd St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Food Truck · 859 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: OMG - follow the line to this food cart. A HUGE platter of lamb or chicken gyro with rice & salad for $5!!!! Be prepared to take 1/2 of it home. Next door to Hilton.

La Bonne Soupe is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

51. La Bonne Soupe

8.4
48 W 55th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Midtown East · 133 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: A great gem in Midtown. Classic bistro fare. The best Cafe Au Lait I've ever had outside of France.

Todd English Food Hall is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

52. Todd English Food Hall

8.9
1 W 59th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Food Court · Midtown East · 161 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: A food court with the volume turned up. Visit Spain, Italy, France, Japan & the Medeterranian under 1 roof.

Island Burgers and Shakes is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

53. Island Burgers and Shakes

8.4
766 9th Ave (btwn W 51st & W 52nd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Hell's Kitchen · 111 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: Don't be put off by the prices...the portions are HUGE. 30 varieties of burgers & churascos (chicken sandwiches) and of course....shakes.

Schnipper's Quality Kitchen is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

54. Schnipper's Quality Kitchen

8.0
620 8th Ave (at W 41st St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 304 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: 50's style burger joint but with a twist. It's healthy & organic. Sshhhh....don't tell the kids. I recommend the Grilled chick sandwich w/brie, arugula on country wheat bread. Delish!!!!

Wild Ginger is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

55. Wild Ginger

7.9
226 E 51st St (btwn 3rd Ave & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 25 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: Outstanding Asian Fusion with a hint of Downtown chic.

The Fitz Bar is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

56. The Fitz Bar

6.9
687 Lexington Ave (btwn 56th & 57th St), New York, NY
Restaurant · Midtown East · 5 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: GREAT spot for a business lunch. Guarantee to get you in & out in 45minutes.

Melt Shop is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

57. Melt Shop

601 Lexington Ave (at E 53rd St. (Atrium lower level)), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Midtown East · 73 tips and reviews

Cheapeats I.Cheapeats Inc: Grilled Cheese with the volume turned up. Don't forget to order a shake. DELISH!!!!

Danji is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

58. Danji

9.2
346 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 250 tips and reviews
Bi Lokma is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

59. Bi Lokma

212 E 45th St, New York, NY
Turkish Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 21 tips and reviews
Melt Shop is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

60. Melt Shop

601 Lexington Ave (at E 53rd St. (Atrium lower level)), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Midtown East · 73 tips and reviews
Burger Joint is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

61. Burger Joint

8.8
119 W 56th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 674 tips and reviews
City Sandwich is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

62. City Sandwich

9.2
649 9th Ave (btwn 45th and 46th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Hell's Kitchen · 152 tips and reviews
Sushi of Gari 46 is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

63. Sushi of Gari 46

9.0
347 W 46th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave.), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 150 tips and reviews
Daisy May's BBQ is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

64. Daisy May's BBQ

7.2
623 11th Ave (at 46th St.), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Hell's Kitchen · 121 tips and reviews

65. Daisy May's BBQ Cart

50th St & 6th Ave, New York, NY
Food Truck · Theater District · 5 tips and reviews
Lali is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

66. Lali

7.0
630 10th Ave (btw 44th & 45th), New York, NY
Latin American Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 19 tips and reviews
Marea is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

67. Marea

9.5
240 Central Park S (at 59th St & Broadway), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Theater District · 311 tips and reviews
Woorijip is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

68. Woorijip

8.8
12 W 32nd St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Koreatown · 268 tips and reviews
Restaurant Riki is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

69. Restaurant Riki

8.1
141 E 45th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 43 tips and reviews
La Bonne Soupe is one of inexpensive lunches in midtown.

70. La Bonne Soupe

8.4
48 W 55th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Midtown East · 133 tips and reviews