4 places to get the best cheap eats around SFU

Sep 3 2019, 3:37 pm

While living on a broke post-secondary student budget, cheap eats are lifesavers.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean we have to live on instant ramen or homemade pasta, right?

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Luckily, as the biggest university in town, SFU is surrounded by food options that are affordable and delicious.

Here are the best places to find cheap eats around SFU’s Burnaby campus.

Club Ilia


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Between 3 to 5 pm and 9 to 11 pm you can enjoy cheap eats and drinks at Club Ilia every day. All of your favourites are just a few bucks, including Mozza sticks, poutine, wings, small nachos, and more.

Address: 8902 University High Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-568-4993




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This spot serves real Tex Mex for an affordable price. Get tacos for just around $4 and burritos for $10. During fall, winter, and spring terms this spot is open
Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm and Fridays from 11 am to 4 pm, and it’s closed on weekends.

Address: Maggie Benston Centre Food Court – 8888 University Drive Burnaby
Phone: 778-782-4996


The Study Public House


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Happy hour at The Study is from 3 to 6 pm daily and 9 pm until close from Sunday to Thursday. Enjoy $4, $6, $7, and $10 eats like cheeseburgers, chicken wings, tacos, and perogies.

Address: Maggie Benston Centre – 8888 University Drive, Burnaby
Phone: 604-336-9933


Mackenzie Café


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The Mackenzie Café is here for all your breakfast, lunch, and dinner needs on campus.

Address: 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Phone: 778-782-3111

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