Cheap and tasty ethnic
Ippudo is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

1. Ippudo

9.4
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 959 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Get the akamaru modern if it's your first time -- by far the most popular. Otherwise, the spicy miso ramen at the bottom of the menu. And obviously, you need to the pork buns. Better than momofuku.

SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

2. SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant

9.3
6413 39th Ave (btwn 64th & 65th St), Woodside, NY
Thai Restaurant · Woodside · 316 tips and reviews
Legend Bar & Restaurant 蜀留香 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

3. Legend Bar & Restaurant 蜀留香

8.5
88 7th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chelsea · 87 tips and reviews

david c.david chang: has become my go to spot for sichuan food. Menu is massive - order dan dan noodles, glutinous rice balls, wonton in red oil, ma po tofu is sick, also all chicken and pork dishes from sichuan region.

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

4. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.2
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 702 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Get the kimchi stew. It is so good they had to take it off the menu. It's blood red from delicious kim chi and filled with slow roasted pork and an abundance of rice cakes. Perfectly spicy, too.

Dhaba is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

5. Dhaba

8.8
108 Lexington Ave (btwn 27th & 28th St.), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 144 tips and reviews
Caracas Arepa Bar is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

6. Caracas Arepa Bar

9.3
91 E 7th St (btw 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Arepa Restaurant · East Village · 326 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: The 3 arepas to get: de pabellon (shreeded beef, sweet plantains, white cheese), la surena (chicken, chorizo, avocado), and la de pernil (roast pork shoulder, jalepenos, fried sweet plantains).

Grand Sichuan International is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

7. Grand Sichuan International

8.2
229 9th Ave (at W 24th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chelsea · 91 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Stomach destroying hot oil bathed scechuan goodness. -Seth Caro, Top Chef Just Desserts

Num Pang Sandwich Shop is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

8. Num Pang Sandwich Shop

21 E 12th St (btwn 5th Ave & University Pl), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Greenwich Village · 283 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: coconut tiger shrimp sandwich. that's all you need to know

Sigiri Sri Lankan Cuisine is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

9. Sigiri Sri Lankan Cuisine

8.2
91 1st Ave (btwn E 5th & E 6th St), New York, NY
Sri Lankan Restaurant · East Village · 71 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Tired of getting ripped off on crab at most restaurants? Get the crab curry here extra spicy and you'll get enough to feed 3 people, soaked in a delicious and dangerously spicy broth.

Shanghai Café Deluxe is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

10. Shanghai Café Deluxe

8.8
100 Mott St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Little Italy · 279 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: The rice cakes sauteed with pork, garlic, and something that looked like watercrest are amazing. Soup dumplings are good but not fantastic.

Saravanaa Bhavan is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

11. Saravanaa Bhavan

8.4
81 Lexington Ave (at E 26th St.), New York, NY
South Indian Restaurant · Rose Hill · 137 tips and reviews
Zabb Elee is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

12. Zabb Elee

8.6
75 2nd Ave (btwn E 4th & 5th), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · East Village · 122 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: SeriousEats loves this place. Recommended dishes: Toam Zabb soup with chili, Pad Ped Moo Korb (stir fry), and Kra Pao. Read more.

Cocoron is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

13. Cocoron

9.4
61 Delancey St (btwn Eldridge & Allen St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 172 tips and reviews

Bobby C.Bobby C: Order the secret menu item Curry Dip it is mind blowingly delicious

Minca is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

14. Minca

8.1
536 E 5th St (btwn Ave A & B), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Alphabet City · 244 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: The spicy miso ramen is as good as any of the ramens from Ippudo. There's really nothing else you should get here. Make it extra spicy.

Totto Ramen is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

15. Totto Ramen

9.0
366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 493 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.

Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

16. Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春

9.0
9 Pell St (btwn Doyers St & Bowery), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 456 tips and reviews
Galanga is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

17. Galanga

7.2
149 W 4th St (btw 6th Ave & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 54 tips and reviews
Xi'an Famous Foods is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

18. Xi'an Famous Foods

9.3
81 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 268 tips and reviews
Jing Fong Restaurant 金豐大酒樓 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

19. Jing Fong Restaurant 金豐大酒樓

8.3
20 Elizabeth St (btwn Bayard & Canal St), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 232 tips and reviews
Golden Unicorn Restaurant 麒麟金閣 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

20. Golden Unicorn Restaurant 麒麟金閣

8.5
18 E Broadway (at Catherine St), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 186 tips and reviews
Congee Village 粥之家 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

21. Congee Village 粥之家

8.6
100 Allen St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 186 tips and reviews
Congee Bowery 粥之家 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

22. Congee Bowery 粥之家

8.4
207 Bowery (at Rivington St.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 69 tips and reviews
THELEwala is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

23. THELEwala

8.9
112 Macdougal St (at Minetta St.), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 90 tips and reviews
The Kati Roll Company is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

24. The Kati Roll Company

8.8
99 Macdougal St (btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 122 tips and reviews
ZuZu Ramen is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

25. ZuZu Ramen

7.5
173 4th Ave (at DeGraw St), Brooklyn, NY
Noodle House · North Slope · 55 tips and reviews
Banh Mi Zon is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

26. Banh Mi Zon

8.8
443 E 6th St (1st Ave. & Ave. A), New York, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · East Village · 74 tips and reviews
Oriental Garden 福臨門海鮮酒家 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

27. Oriental Garden 福臨門海鮮酒家

8.0
14 Elizabeth St (btwn Bayard & Canal St), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 75 tips and reviews

EaterEater: If any of Chinatown's best dim sum joints are undiscovered, this one is, though long weekend waits suggest otherwise. Chinatown pros and pro chefs alike consider it best-of-breed. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

28. Vanessa's Dumpling House

9.2
118 Eldridge St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Lower East Side · 303 tips and reviews

EpicuriousEpicurious: This tiny little venue has tiny little prices for their delightful dumplings. The sesame pancakes are also great, and perfect to grab to-go on your way to picnic in the park, just a block west.

Xi'an Famous Foods 西安名吃 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

29. Xi'an Famous Foods 西安名吃

9.2
67 Bayard St (at Mott St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 158 tips and reviews
Golden Shopping Mall is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

30. Golden Shopping Mall

8.4
41-28 Main St (41st Rd), Flushing, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 47 tips and reviews

Christina C.Christina Cacioppo: so. many. dumplings. the better one's are in the basement food court, not the upstairs version.

Rhong-Tiam Express is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

31. Rhong-Tiam Express

7.6
31 E 21st St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Flatiron District · 80 tips and reviews
Great N.Y. Noodletown is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

32. Great N.Y. Noodletown

8.6
28 Bowery (btwn Pell St & Bayard St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 238 tips and reviews

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Noodles with ginger and scallion, roast pig or duck, shrimp wontons, flowering chives. Cheap, fast, actually great — and open till 4 a.m.

Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine 好味 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

33. Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine 好味

8.9
82-18 45th Ave (btwn 82nd & 83rd St.), Elmhurst, NY
Malaysian Restaurant · Elmhurst · 46 tips and reviews
Donburi-ya is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

34. Donburi-ya

137 E 47th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 34 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: In the mood for a different take on a hot bowl of ramen? Come here for the Niku Suki Udon, which has thick-cut udon noodles mixed in a savory broth with a poached egg and tasty beef.

Pure Thai Cookhouse is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

35. Pure Thai Cookhouse

9.3
766 9th Ave (btwn 51nd & 52st St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 264 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the beef with chili. Wok-charred beef is tossed w/ kafir lime leaves & green beans, then bathed in a orange-tinted sauce of turmeric & Thai chilies. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Yunnan BBQ is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

36. Yunnan BBQ

8.6
79 Clinton St (btwn Rivington & Delancey St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 98 tips and reviews

7th.List7th.List: Look out for: Shared plates of celery, sweet lily bulbs, and gingko; crisped shrimp with fried lime leaves; and rice cakes tossed with ham, scallions, and tomatoes by chef Travis Post. Read more.

Taïm Falafel and Smoothie Bar is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

37. Taïm Falafel and Smoothie Bar

9.4
45 Spring St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · NoLita · 180 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: This is the best falafel sandwich in America. Try all of the balls.

Mission Chinese Food is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

38. Mission Chinese Food

8.9
171 E Broadway (btwn Rutgers & Jefferson St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Two Bridges · 309 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: a michelada, the thrice-cooked bacon, the chongqing chili chicken wings, the salt cod fried rice and, like, lots & lots of beer. use one napkin for your hands and the other for when your eyes tear up.

Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles Inc. 清味蘭州拉麵 is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

39. Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles Inc. 清味蘭州拉麵

8.5
1 Doyers St (btwn Bowery & Pell St.), New York, NY
Noodle House · Chinatown · 137 tips and reviews

Anna F.Anna Frenkel: Beef hand-pulled noodles for $6! Ask for extra cilantro & dump a ton of chili oil in it. Sweet & spicy cucumber salad on the side. Oh, and stick your head into the kitchen to see the chefs at work!

Shanghai Asian Manor is one of Cheap and tasty ethnic.

40. Shanghai Asian Manor

9.3
21 Mott St (at Mosco St.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 152 tips and reviews

Christen D.Christen Duong: my new favorite place for shanghai dumplings. the wrappers are so delicate you have to use those pliers to pick these babies up.