Vancouver Cheap Eats: Classic Kid Food

Dec 19 2017, 1:48 pm

There’s something so comforting about food from our childhood. In fact, we’re pretty sure there’s nothing a grilled cheese sandwich can’t fix. So when you’re feeling down, cozy-up to these nostalgic comfort classics Vancity Buzz and ChowMeNow found for $5 or less.

Westside Kitchen


Emelle’s Catering opens their kitchen to the public for breakfast and lunch. While everything on the menu is delicious, we can’t get enough of their classic grilled cheese sandwich. For $5, it’s worth every bite. Add some tomato soup and you’re all set!

Address: 177 West 7th Ave, Vancouver

The Flying Pig

Flying Pig

Forget KD, at The Flying Pig mac & cheese gets a serious adult upgrade with truffles. Every day from 4-6 pm this delicious dish is just $5!

Address: 102 Water Street, Vancouver

4 Brothers Pizza

4 Brothers

Chicken fingers, chicken strips, chicken tenders. Whatever you call them, head to 4 Brothers Pizza, grab some plum sauce, and chow down for $4.99.

Address: 1914 Commerical Drive

Lucky’s Doughnuts


A doughnut piped with jam, coated with a peanut glaze and topped with crushed peanuts. We’ll take this over a sandwich any day! Grab this sweet treat alone for $3.50, or catch Forty Ninth Parallel’s coffee & doughnut combo for $4.

Address: 2902 Main Street, Vancouver

Dinky Dawgs

Dinky Dawgs

Remember hot dog day at school? Dinky Dawgs serves up organic, all-natural hot dogs with a wide variety of toppings. From vegetarian chili to pizza, indulge your inner child for $5.

Address: 678 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver

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