Where to find the best cheap eats in Richmond

Aug 30 2018, 7:44 pm

Finding cheap eats doesn’t mean settling for poor quality food.

There are plenty of great restaurants around Richmond that are low cost and delicious and satisfying too.

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With some of the best varieties of culture ranging from Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean food, Richmond offers an abundance of restaurants where you can grab a bite without breaking your budget.

We’ve sourced out some of the best cheap eats around Richmond for you so you can save your hard-earned money for, well, more food.

Banzai Sushi House

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Known for their gigantic sushi rolls (basically the size of your fist) and thick cuts of sashimi, Banzai Sushi House has some of the best-valued sushi rolls and sashimi in town. The raw fish and ingredients used at the establishment are of excellent quality and freshness, and you will be able to get a full meal for less than $10. Definitely one of our favourite spots and top picks for Japanese food in Richmond.

Address: 8251 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Phone: 604-821-0355


Hong Kong BBQ Master

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This spot is renowned in the area for serving up quality barbecue meats including roast pork, barbecued pork, barbecued duck, barbecued spare ribs, poached chicken, soy sauce chicken, and roast duck. Priding themselves on using top quality meats, you’ll be able to get a decent meal here for under $10.

Address: Suite 145, 4651 No 3 Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-272-6568


G-men Ramen

Sometimes nothing beats a steaming hot bowl of ramen, and G-men Ramen shop in Richmond is your spot for affordable, delicious ramen. With tonkotsu (pork bone) broth choices such as shoyu, shio, and miso, there are also various toppings you can select to customize your own ramen to your liking. You’ll be able to walk away with a warm, full belly for under $15. Totally satisfying.

Address: 8391 Alexandra Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-276-8391


Pho Ten

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This hidden spot seems unassuming from the outside, but actually houses some of our favourite Vietnamese food in Richmond. Now that the summer months are over and the weather is cooling down, it is the perfect time to head in there and get some steaming hot pho, all for around $10. There are also plenty of vegetarian options which will satisfy those who don’t eat meat.

Address: #130, 11080 No 5 Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-441-9699


Samsoonie Noodle & Rice

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This homey Korean restaurant located in Richmond is the perfect spot for low-key, authentic Korean food. The servings are generous, the ingredients are fresh and they have a wide variety of classic Korean foods including kimbap, bibimbap, and rice cakes. This is a great spot for a catch-up dinner with friends.

Address: 8211 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Phone: 778-297-7798


Cocoru Beer & Chicken

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Korean fried chicken – enough said. This is a great spot to come with friends to indulge in some fried chicken and beer, the atmosphere is lively and exciting and all the items on the menu are surprisingly affordable. It is no surprise that this is becoming one of the most popular hangout spots in Richmond.

Address: #2140, 8391 Alexandra Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-285-8569

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Taco Luis

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Located in the Lansdowne Centre Food Court, Taco Luis is your spot for affordable, large-portioned Mexican food. You’ll be able to fill up on tacos, burritos, and nachos all for less than $10.

Address: 5300 No 3 Road, Richmond
Phone: 778-881-6825


Pokey Okey

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If you love poke, you’ll be glad to know that you don’t have to venture all the way downtown the next time you’re feeling like getting some. Pokey Okey, located opposite City Hall in Richmond, offers fresh, delicious poke bowls starting from just $11 with unique toppings such as pineapple salsa, so you can customise your bowl.

Address: 8060 Anderson Road, Richmond
Phone: 604-370-0229

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