In this city you don’t have to go far to find Italian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican,
Greek, and Thai all on the same block. We’re pretty lucky to have delicious
international cuisine all within reach, so if a plane ticket around the world is a little
out of the budget, Vancity Buzz and ChowMeNow can offer the next best thing. Take
a food tour across the globe for just $5 a stop!
Flaky pastry filled with perfectly seasoned meat. What’s not to love? The Patty Shop
serves up authentic Jamaican patties that are fresh, hot and just $2. While they offer
chicken, taco and pizza options, go for the classic beef. It will never let you down.
Address: 4019 MacDonald Street
Website: The Patty Shop on ChowMeNow
Address: 2006 West 4 Avenue, Kitsilano
Website: The Indian Oven on ChowMeNow
The soup and tacos here will run you around $2, or opt for the cheese quesadilla
that comes in at $4.25.
Address: 5-701 Kingsway Street
Website: Sal Y Limon on ChowMeNow
If you love dim sum, check out Kam Wai. From delicious Sui Mai to tasty shrimp
dumplings, the most expensive item on the menu is $4.25. Grab some friends and go
Address: 249 East Pender Street, Chinatown
Website: Kam Wai Dim Sum on ChowMeNow
Appy Hour runs every day from 3:30–6:30pm at Pink Elephant Thai. Try their
shrimp cakes and fish cakes for just $5 each!
Address: 1152 Alberni Street, Downtown
Website: Pink Elephant Thai on ChowMeNow
For more meal ideas that are $5 or less, sign-up to Chowmenow and get the inside scoop on cheap eats around Greater Vancouver.