With just a $25 budget, Vancity Buzz and Chowmenow can help you eat from dawn to dusk without going hungry.
From breakfast all the way to dessert, we’ve got you covered for each meal using just a $5 bill!
Breakfast: Sunny Spot Café
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Go for the classic breakfast: 2 eggs, 3 pieces of bacon, sausage or ham, 2 pieces of toast and hashbrowns for just $4.50. Talk about starting your morning off the right way!
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Address: 2543 Main Street
Website: Sunny Spot Cafe on Chowmenow
Lunch: Hamburger $2.85
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When you’ve got a good thing going, there’s no need to complicate it. This nameless food cart is a great example. Offering just a hamburger for $2.85 or a cheeseburger for $3.50, it’s a flavourful nosh that won’t disappoint.
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Address: Granville at Pender
Website: Hamburger $2.85 on Chowmenow
Snack: Bel Café
Photo via Bel Cafe on Facebook
To keep you going till dinner, Bel Café has a few options to choose from. For a savory snack, try the Toast of the Day for $5 or the Ham & Cheese Croissant for $4.50. If it’s sweet you’re after, the almond or chocolate croissants, blueberry scone, or Danish are $3.30 or less.
Address: 801 W Georgia Street, Downtown
Dinner: The Warehouse
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Though they’ve nixed the “famous” from their name, the restaurant’s reputation precedes itself. From burgers to pasta to salad, every single item on the menu is just $4.95. They don’t skimp on portion size either, just check out The Works Burger and fries!
Address: 989 Granville Street, Downtown
Website: The Warehouse on Chowmenow
Dessert: Pappa Roti
Photo courtesy Emma Choo/@vancouverfoodie
Open until midnight, there’s always time for dessert. End the day with the original coffee caramel bun for $3.50 that’s baked to perfection.
Address: 1505 Robson Street, Downtown
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