Huong Lan Sandwich is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

1. Huong Lan Sandwich

8.3
1655 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 22 tips and reviews

Tom M.Tom McGhan: The mayo they add to their bahn mi is a touch that helps set these apart from places like Lee's. At just $2.75 a pop for most choices, you can afford to get a second (or third!) to try!

PaulinaPaulina: Cheap and delicious Vietnamese sandwiches and miscellaneous items to go. Cash only.

ChrissyChrissy: Cash only. Awesome lunch that's cheap, quick and portable for hikes, picnics, or days at the beach. They open early so you can always pick up in the morning to eat later.

Kazoo is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

2. Kazoo

8.3
250 Jackson St, San Jose, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Japantown · 31 tips and reviews

noah k.noah kagan: super cheap sushi

Shanying L.Shanying Leung: Cheap and pretty decent sushi.

Zakk D.Zakk DeVine: Cheap, good sushi right in the heart of Japantown. The Paradise Roll is great and cannot be missed!

Taqueria Eduardo is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

3. Taqueria Eduardo

8.3
255 Race St (at W San Carlos St), San Jose, CA
Taco Restaurant · Central San Jose · 13 tips and reviews

Jason S.Jason Su: Big fan. Great quality and cheap price

Annie B.Annie B.: I wasn't sure what to expect, and I was very pleasantly surprised! The crispy chicken tacos were delicious! Super flavorful, not to mention cheap. Great salsas too. I will be back!

Brandon W.Brandon Williamson: Delicious and inexpensive authentic mexican food. Five stars!

Lee's Sandwiches is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

4. Lee's Sandwiches

8.1
260 E Santa Clara St (at 6th St), San Jose, CA
Sandwich Spot · Downtown San Jose · 32 tips and reviews

J K.J K: Great value on Vietnamese sandwiches, pretty good coffee.

Kikis C.Kikis Camacho: #99 is awesome and cheap. Ice Thai tea is delicious

Andrea R.Andrea Reyna: Inexpensive and satisfying foods from sandwiches to fried foods.

Peanuts Deluxe Cafe is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

5. Peanuts Deluxe Cafe

7.9
275 E San Fernando St (btwn S 6th & S 7th St), San Jose, CA
Diner · Downtown San Jose · 29 tips and reviews

Simon S.Simon Stahl: Have a cheap beer after a hard day at the university. Pitcher pacifico for $8!

Melissa R.Melissa Ramos: Cheap beer duh! Food isn't bad either.

Arielle A.Arielle Avalos: Specials run from 11am-3pm. Cheap beer [:

El Grullense Drive Thru (San Jose) is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

6. El Grullense Drive Thru (San Jose)

8.7
400 W San Carlos St (at Delmas Ave), San Jose, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Central San Jose · 16 tips and reviews

Marylou A.Marylou A.: I like their Carne Asada soft tacos & it's affordable!

Rob V.Rob Von Bargen: The staff are all so nice & courtieous! Cant go wrong with the menu everything is so good here. On nice day you can enjoy the seating on the side and enjoy the weather & food too!

Stacey W.Stacey W: Crunchy chicken tacos are the bomb!!

Tofoo Com Chay is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

7. Tofoo Com Chay

7.8
388 E Santa Clara St (at 9th St), San Jose, CA
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · Downtown San Jose · 30 tips and reviews

Jeff M.Jeff Martin: The three combo plate is the best and cheap too! Such good vegan food!

Dipan P.Dipan Patel: Don't bring a date here! Think of it as an inexpensive family run hole-in-the-wall to satisfy your craving for fake meats and Vietnamese food, relatively cheaply.

Justin M.Justin Molina: Brown rice is excellent. For just $5 you can get a meal that'll taste amazing and fill you up.

Jack's is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

8. Jack's

8.5
167 E Taylor St (N 4th St), San Jose, CA
Dive Bar · Downtown San Jose · 23 tips and reviews

Buck B.Buck Becker: Quintessential dive bar, cheap drinks, loud crowd, loud jukebox but fun. Read more.

Beau B.Beau Baldwin: Best sports / dive bar in San Jose!

Jordan T.Jordan Trigg: ask for "sex in your mouth" and proceed to get drunk.

Dia De Pesca Si Food is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

9. Dia De Pesca Si Food

8.6
55 N Bascom Ave (at Cecil Ave), San Jose, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Central San Jose · 56 tips and reviews

Venkatesh H.Venkatesh Hodavdekar: Good tasting, simple food at very affordable prices. I had the ceviche and it was great.

KristinaKristina: The super seafood tostada is a super good deal at just over $5. Comes with a ton of seafood! 🍤🐟🐙🦀

Jenni R.Jenni Russell: The octopus & breaded halibut tacos are THE BEST. The owner is super friendly, so make sure to chat with him. It's cash only, but they have a small ATM inside.

In-N-Out Burger is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

10. In-N-Out Burger

8.6
5611 Santa Teresa Blvd (at Blossom Hill Rd), San Jose, CA
Fast Food Restaurant · Blossom Valley · 55 tips and reviews

Eric D.Eric DeMoney: Great cheap quick burgers!

Patrick N.Patrick Newstrom: Get the double-double burger, animal fries & a shake...simple, economical & delicious!

chelsea c.chelsea currier: ANIMAL STYLE!!

La Costa is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

11. La Costa

7.3
1805 Alum Rock Ave (at Eastgate Ave), San Jose, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Trevor L.Trevor Lundquist: Delicious and very cheap

Adrian L.Adrian Liu: Ceviches are tasty and great value

Jay J.Jay Jay Ey: Try the ceviche de pescado (fish) and the agua chile. Both are delicious.

Good Karma is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

12. Good Karma

8.4
37 S 1st St, San Jose, CA
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · Downtown San Jose · 92 tips and reviews

ᴡ W.ᴡ Wilson: Excellent beer on tap, good value for a 2 item plate.

Prasana I.Prasana Iyengar: Cheap vegan food. It's really known for its brews and ales.

Christian B.Christian Baker: A vegan restaurant with craft beer and a Belgian tavern aesthetic. Try the vegan chicken wings and coconut curry with an ale from Fieldwork or Cellarmaker.

Wienerschnitzel is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

13. Wienerschnitzel

6.9
411 N Capitol Ave (McKee Rd.), San Jose, CA
Hot Dog Joint · 7 tips and reviews

Daoie C.Daoie Chiisai: nice service. i come here so much, they recognized me xD i think all wienerschnitzel are the same so not much in comparison. theyre cheap and affordable quick fast food

Shikamaru N.Shikamaru Nara: Cheap, fast and tasty! A lot better than Mark's hotdogs and at a cheaper price than them

Dominique H.Dominique Holst: Omg the best cheese dog ever

Slider's Burgers is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

14. Slider's Burgers

8.0
1645 W San Carlos St (at Dana Ave), San Jose, CA
Burger Joint · Shasta Hanchette Park · 22 tips and reviews

Warren L.Warren Lain: Exotic meats, custom toppings, sweet potato fries, friendly service and inexpensive. No reason to go to The Counter after trying this place!

James F.James Fucillo: Go with the bison burger w/ cheese & the kona coffee shake.

Chris T.Chris Takeda: Bison burger is best

Pho Y #1 is one of The 15 Best Inexpensive Places in San Jose.

15. Pho Y #1

8.3
1600 E Capitol Expwy, San Jose, CA
Vietnamese Restaurant · Evergreen · 36 tips and reviews

Lanae B.Lanae Brownie: It's cash only! The ATM charges 1.99 for your transaction. The pho is amazing!! And cheap!

Jessica C.Jessica Chan: Can't go wrong with a #1. Great broth!

Christian D.Christian Dobler: Pho was very good and they provided all you needed for a great take out meal.