Ghareeb Nawaz is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

1. Ghareeb Nawaz

2032 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL
Indian Restaurant · West Ridge · 51 tips and reviews

Michael S.Michael Shirley: Awesome cheap eats

Aatif B.Aatif Bokhari: Best value for Indian-Pakistani food in Chicago. Stunningly inexpensive, deliciously mouth watering. Usually spend no more than $10 for 3 days worth of food!

Andrew M.Andrew Marshall: Awesome place, really cheap but big portions

Empty Bottle is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

2. Empty Bottle

1035 N Western Ave (at W Cortez St), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · Ukrainian Village · 81 tips and reviews

Jon O.Jon Ozaksut: Check out their free shows on Mondays. They always have cheap beer and beer&shot combos.

keidra c.keidra chaney: A place where you can check out really eclectic sounds for fairly cheap, with a great beer selection. Whoever books their shows has good taste in metal.

Chris B.Chris Broyles: Some of the best up-and-comers in Chicago play here -- and cheap beer Read more.

Rainbo Club is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

3. Rainbo Club

1150 N Damen Ave (at W Division St), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Ukrainian Village · 53 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: The Rainbo Club, located in Chicago's Ukrainian Village neighborhood, attracts hipsters, indie-rockers, and others looking for cheap beers in a no-frills setting. Read more.

Jake S.Jake Smith: Order a cheap beer: $2.00 PBR Drafts, $3.00 Old Style Tallboy Cans.

Jess C.Jess C: Great dive bar and the photo booth is fun! Plus cheap drinks!

Falafel & Grill is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

4. Falafel & Grill

1317 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Paulina St), Chicago, IL
Falafel Restaurant · Wicker Park · 50 tips and reviews

Jim W.Jim W: Falafel wrap = super cheap, yummy, and filling!

Pooneet K.Pooneet Kant: Awesome place. Falafel sandwich for $3.75 is a crazy good deal, and is delicious. As is their shawarma!

Johnathan C.Johnathan Cooper: Those falafels are the TRUTH!!! they are so good and inexpensive - I brought two of them, LOL

Happy Village is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

5. Happy Village

1059 N Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · East Ukrainian Village · 50 tips and reviews

Marco M.Marco Morelli: Love this place. Cheap beer and good times.

Amy G.Amy Graff: Phenomenal patio, sassy staff, cheap drinks, and, yes, ping-pong.

Tim M.Tim Mulcrone: Great neighborhood joint, cheap booze and one of the neighborhood's best patios.

Taste of Lebanon is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

6. Taste of Lebanon

1509 W Foster Ave (at N Clark St), Chicago, IL
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Andersonville · 58 tips and reviews

Adam B.Adam Barreto: Everything is good and affordable. Hummus wrap, chicken chawarma, falafel wrap, etc. etc. Haven't tried the lentil soup yet though. Only eat soup in the winter really. Will have to try it out then.

Amy M.Amy M.: Lentil soup yum. Falafel yum. Super cheap, amazing food. Cash only,

tara d.tara defrancisco: Inexpensive awesome take out... hope this place lasts a long time. Cash only!

Cafecito is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

7. Cafecito

26 E Congress Pkwy (at State St.), Chicago, IL
Cuban Restaurant · The Loop · 178 tips and reviews

Amy J.Amy J: Cafe con leche is amazing! Only $2 for a large too! Bring cash though because they have a $5 minimum charge. It's a great spot for authentic, tasty, strong, inexpensive coffee.

Sarah B.Sarah Best-Wilson: A bit of a hike from where I work, but you can't beat the cheap Cuban sandwiches, or the delicious cafe con leche or mango pie. Mmm...

Cat G.Cat Gao: This place is wonderful and super inexpensive. Get the Cubano or Lechon sandwiches and a café con leche!

Innertown Pub is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

8. Innertown Pub

1935 W Thomas St (at Winchester Ave.), Chicago, IL
Bar · East Ukrainian Village · 19 tips and reviews

Hannah ..Hannah ...: bi-weekly PUNK ROCK Sundays | free pool | cheap libations

Jeff W.Jeff Weinstein: Free pool table and cheap drinks. Dogs welcome. Very odd decor.

Matt L.Matt Latourelle: Nice, comfortable neighborhood bar. Free pool and cheap drinks!

Portillo's is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

9. Portillo's

100 W Ontario St (at N Clark St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · River North · 603 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Just about everything on the menu qualifies as a great cheap eat. Just remember that no visit is complete without a chocolate cake shake.

Liberty W.Liberty Williams: Get the chocolate cake! Oh my gosh it's awesome...and cheap!

Social News NetworkSocial News Network: If you've never had a true Chicago-style hot dog, this is the place to go. Delicious and affordable!

Seven Treasures Cantonese is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

10. Seven Treasures Cantonese

2312 S Wentworth Ave (btwn W 23rd Pl & W 23rd St), Chicago, IL
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 38 tips and reviews

Matt M.Matt Miller: A LOT of food for a CHEAP price!

Bear D.Bear Dohring: Order the half bbq duck, 5 spice tripe and a side of seasonal broccoli on oyster sauce. Super cheap and so good!

RicardoRicardo: Good place to eat for cheap. Orange chicken was good. Must try the noodle soup. It's pretty big. One will feed two, so will their plates of food.

Sultan's Market is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

11. Sultan's Market

2057 W North Ave (at N Hoyne Ave), Chicago, IL
Falafel Restaurant · Wicker Park · 71 tips and reviews

Leah P.Leah Pickett: excellent falafel at an affordable price. what more could you ask for?

Diego R.Diego Rufo: The best falafel and crazy cheap!! Don't miss the entire menu full of quality Middle Eastern eats. Read more.

Bridget I.Bridget Isaia: Super cheap, dope salad bar. Not great chicken shawarma but they have these amazing cheese pies.

Cozy Noodles & Rice is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

12. Cozy Noodles & Rice

3456 N Sheffield Ave (at Cornelia Ave), Chicago, IL
Thai Restaurant · Wrigleyville · 67 tips and reviews

Pat L.Pat Lee: My favorite Thai restaurant! Check out the beef salad, panang curry, steamed shumai, bamee noodles, or pad see ewe -- tasty and inexpensive. Also great for delivery via

VegabellsVegabells: Check out the women's restroom! Love this place. Super friendly, affordable and yummy!

Raul C.Raul Coronado: Love the crazy inexpensive chicken noodle soup!

Max's Take Out is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

13. Max's Take Out

20 E Adams St (at S Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · The Loop · 35 tips and reviews

Diane J.Diane Jobe: Great dog! Great value! Definitely will be back!!

Jonathan C.Jonathan C.: My go-to place for an authentic Chicago-style hot dog in the loop. Great for a cheap lunch. They also have a Halal - Zabiha menu available.

David H.David Hupp: Cheap and fast, authentic Chicago hot dogs

Nhu Lan Bakery is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

14. Nhu Lan Bakery

2612 W Lawrence Ave (at N Rockwell St), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · Ravenswood · 52 tips and reviews

Krista O.Krista Ortgiesen: Awesome and inexpensive sandwiches (about $3). I crave the shrimp spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce regularly.

Joerg R.Joerg Rings: These sandwiches are amazing! And cheap! Didn't look like much, but this place is incredible!

Kate S.Kate Schaffer: Everything is good here. Friendliest service in town. Cheap spring rolls!

Big Chicks is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in Chicago.

15. Big Chicks

5024 N Sheridan Rd (at W Argyle St.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 86 tips and reviews

James T.James Tyrcha: Mayor's Tip: Tip with paper not coins! Such an insult to a bartender! If your that cheap you shouldn't be at a bar!

Andrew I.Andrew Inman: Irony is gay men rocking out to cheap beer and good food surrounded by pictures and paintings of large women. That said, I really recommend this place.

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune: If you're looking for the cheapest of cheap eats, there's no way you could possibly beat $1 burger night here. Gay bars aren't exactly known for their value, but the burgers here are fairly solid. Read more.