Vancouver Cheap Eats: Strathcona neighbourhood

Feb 15 2017, 6:32 pm

Finding food that is filling and appetizing while sticking to a budget isn’t always easy. Luckily, if you’re in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood you can rely on these five restaurants to do just that, all with meals available for $10 or less.

Kobob Burger

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You can’t stop by Kobob Burger without trying one of their Korean Rice Burgers. Grab the Spicy Chicken for $6 (marinated chicken and veggies) or the Kobob (tuna with kimchi) for $5.

Address: 1019 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @kobobburger

Caffe Brixton

Eat your fill while staying on budget with the home-made roast beef sandwich for $8.50, or $8 Caprese salad. Be sure to also check out their nightly specials: Enjoy a $2 taco on Tuesday and 39-cent wings on Wednesday.

Address: 212 East Georgia Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @caffe_brixton

See also

Bodega On Main

This is the place for authentic Spanish tapas; grab your friends and mix and match your favourite dishes. The $10 Albondigas (meatballs, tomato sauce, grated manchego) and $8 Gambas Al Ajillo (sautéed prawns in garlic and chillies with sherry) come highly recommended.

Address: 1014 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @bodegaonmain

Hanoi Pho Restaurant

Warm up with the chicken rice noodle soup for $8.99, or, try the equally satisfying Charbroiled Beef Vermicelli for $9.50.

Address: 406 East Hastings Street, Vancouver


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End things off on a sweet note and head to CrackleCreme, the first of its kind in Vancouver that specializes in artisan creme brûlée ($5.25) and authentic Belgian liege waffles ($3.75). With flavours including Earl Grey, vanilla bean and lavender, you’ll be back for seconds in no time.

Address: 245 Union Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @cracklecreme