One of the best things about Sydney is the diverse range of cuisines on offer. The city is a hub of culture, and there are no shortages of great places to eat out on a budget.

The city of Sydney can take you on a culinary adventure and transport you to different places in an instant. If you are visiting Sydney and want to know the best places to eat on a budget, Explore With Us can help you.

There are specific suburbs that are renowned for cuisine from a particular country or region. Please see below for a few tips on where to go to get the best food to suit your individual tastes.

Head to Five Dock or Leichardt for Italian Food

Head to Marrickville or Petersham for Vietnamese Food

Head to Strathfield and Ashfield for Chinese Food

Head to Harris Park or Parramatta for Indian Food

If you want to try some authentic Asian Street Food, then head to the heart of the city to China Town. Here, you can get some particularly great deals and amazingly tasty food for under $20.


A little further from the city, the Suns Burmese Kitchen in Blacktown serves up award-winning food for less than $10 per meal!

Have a look at the next section for some inspiration on where you can eat in Sydney on a budget.


Best Places to Eat on a Budget in Sydney

Getting to know a new place takes time. Finding those great places to eat that won’t cost the eat usually takes even longer!

 Bovine & Swine (brisket and slaw sandwich $14)

Chatkazz  (Paper masala dosa $11.90)

Do Dee Paidang (Do Dee Monster tom yum spicy noodle level one $13)

Dong Hae (Six-piece sushi and udon set $14)

El Jannah  (Half chicken with garlic, pickles and bread $11.50)

 Grape Garden (Pan-fried fish dumplings $13)

Jasmins (Standard mixed plate of falafel, hummus, baba ghanoush, kofta, shish kebab, chicken, kibbe and tabbouleh $17)

Kabul House (Tikka palaw - two skewers of tikka lamb kebab with Afghani palaw, freshly baked bread, salad, sauce and chutney $16)

Malacca Straits (Hainanese chicken rice $10)

 Marrickville Pork Roll (Banh mi thit pork roll $5)

New Star Kebab (Single chicken shish plate $15)

O-san Ramen (Kurume tonkotsu $10)

Taipei Chef (Taiwan-style smoked chicken $13)

Tan Viet (Crispy chicken with dry egg noodles $14)

Victoria Noodle  (Self-choose cart noodle with four choices $15)

La Paula (Lomito sliced pork sandwich with the lot (tomato, sauerkraut, avocado and mayonnaise) and chips $12.50)

Lao Village  (barbecued ox tongue $15)

Click here for more great places to eat on a budget in Sydney.

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