Living on a budget isn’t so bad when you’ve got cheap eat options to chow down on. With $25 for the day, you can nosh from morning to night without breaking the bank.
Check out these spots serving grub for $5 or less in Vancouver, and eat well for 24 hours on $25 or less.
Breakfast: Café Zen
Start your morning off right with the whole shebang. At Café Zen you can get eggs any style, hash browns, and toast for only $4.99. They are open until 2:30 p.m. weekdays and 4 p.m. on weekends.
Address: 1631 Yew Street, Kitsilano
Lunch: The Capital
Deciding where to go for lunch has never been so easy. For only $4.95 you can choose anything from burgers to pasta and leave fully satisfied. The Capital opens at 11 a.m. during the week and 10 a.m. on weekdays. This is a great place to refuel on big celebration weekends, like Vancouver Pride.
Address: 1178 Davie Street, West End
Snack: Tractor Foods
Tractor Foods is a good go-to for a healthy afternoon snack that won’t spoil your dinner. Try any of their veggie salads for $3.25 or opt for a half sandwich for $5.
Address: 1903 West 4 Avenue, Kitsilano (also in Downtown at the Marine Building)
Dinner: Papa’s Gourmet Pizza
Though it says ‘garlic toast’, it’s more like a mini baguette. Papa’s sources their cheese from local providers and grates it fresh in-house to ensure each rich and decadent bite. If you’re not in the mood for pasta, you can always dine on two slices of pizza with a drink for $4.99.
Address: 3030 Main Street, Mount Pleasant
Dessert: Cartems Donuterie
What better way to end a day than with a fresh gourmet donut? At Cartem’s a unique assortment of donut flavours range from $3.25-$3.75. The Earl Grey and Canadian Whisky Bacon never disappoint.
Address: 534 West Pender, Downtown (also in Mount Pleasant)
Want more Cheap Eats? Check out our ongoing series spotlighting affordable dining out options in Vancouver.