Students are often low on two things: time and money. But before reaching for that second bowl of microwave ramen, check out these five places located right outside the UBC gates that offer delicious and quick bites on a student-friendly budget.
Although known for their pastries and cakes, MIX The Bakery also serves up breakfast and lunch combos that even mom would approve of. In the morning grab a scone, muffin, or croissant with a small brewed coffee for just $3.95, and a small bowl of soup with any sandwich for $10 come lunch.
Address: 4430 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Whether looking for a light snack or a heavy meal, Gold Train Express Vietnamese has it covered. Choose between their small to large steak or beef bowls and still keep the tab under $10.
Address: 4530 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Address: 3236 West Broadway, Vancouver
Address: #310-3320 Kingsway, Vancouver
Tasty and wallet-friendly, Darcy’s Cafe has it all. If you’re up early try their breakfast croissant and if you’re popping in for lunch do yourself a favour and order the Pesto Turkey Panini.
Address: 4462 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
With most menu items priced at $10 or less, Sun Sushi is a haven for students on a budget. 6 piece rolls range from $2.25 – $4.25 and their boxes, like the Chicken Teriyaki Box, ring in at just $8.95.
Address: 4512 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Dentry’s Irish Grill is the perfect place to gather with friends and indulge in some classic pub fare. Be sure to check them out Tuesday’s and order the Spaghetti Marinara for $8.99, or Thursday’s when the Mac’n’Cheese is just $8.99.
Address: 4450 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver