Cheap Washington DC Restaurants

1. American City Diner

5532 Connecticut Ave NW (at Morrison St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Diner · Chevy Chase · 21 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: If you like classic diner fare, milkshakes, burgers, etc...this is the place. Breakfast is served all day, and the classic 2 eggs, home fries, and toast is just $6.75. Dinner is from 11am to 10pm. Read more.

Thanh Son Tofu is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

2. Thanh Son Tofu

6793 Wilson Blvd, Falls Church, VA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 23 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Don't let the word tofu in it's name confuse you, meat eaters and vegetarians alike will be satisfied with their menu. Have some crepes or buy tofu by the slab which comes in various flavors. Read more.

Luzmila's Cuisine is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

3. Luzmila's Cuisine

809 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA
South American Restaurant · 8 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Line up and grab some takeout here for lunch. Have a sweet corn tamale, or have a couple of their saltena's which is filled with spiced chicken or beef plus hard-boiled egg, peas, and potatoes. Read more.

Teaism is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

4. Teaism

2009 R St NW (at Connecticut Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Tea Room · Northwest Washington · 85 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Everyone comes to get the salty oat cookies ($1.95), but the Bento boxes ($8.75) have a little more substance. Of course they have lots of tea iced or hot. They even use tea to flavor their salmon. Read more.

Juice Joint Cafe is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

5. Juice Joint Cafe

1025 Vermont Ave NW (at L St NW), Washington, D.C.
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 48 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Try some fresh juices, a smoothie, or a salad. Hot and cold sandwiches start at $4.50 and you can also stop by for breakfast. Get a wheatgrass shot ($2.50) or spirulina ($1.25) for your health. Read more.

sweetgreen is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

6. sweetgreen

4831 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD
Salad Restaurant · 36 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Create your own salads start at $6. With 5 locations in the DC area, you can get your salad on all over town. While you're at it add avocado, grapes, grilled chicken, or any of their other toppings. Read more.

Greek Deli & Catering is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

7. Greek Deli & Catering

1120 19th St NW (btwn L & M St NW), Washington, D.C.
Greek Restaurant · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 55 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Have a generous portion of Greek fare at this DC restaurant. Falafel ($7.50), moussaka ($9.50), and spanakopita ($9.50) are a few of the choices. Baklava is a delicious choice for dessert. Read more.

Ren's Ramen is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

8. Ren's Ramen

11403 Amherst Ave (at University Blvd W.), Wheaton, MD
Noodle Restaurant · Wheaton-Glenmont · 53 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: This isn't the Ramen that you lived on in college. Ren's serves fresh noodles with an assortment of flavor. Read more:

Big Bear Cafe is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

9. Big Bear Cafe

1700 1st St NW (at R St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Café · LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale · 118 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Stop in for a delicious fresh coffee, or stay for a sandwich (starting at $5). They use local produce from farmers markets and have a garden on the premises. They close at 6pm on weekends. Read more.

Ravi Kabob House is one of Cheap Washington DC Restaurants.

10. Ravi Kabob House

305 N Glebe Rd (at Pershing Dr.), Arlington, VA
Mediterranean Restaurant · 48 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Daily specials start at $6.50 at this award winning restaurant. The bread is baked to order and is great with any entree. The meat is cooked fresh on skewers over hot coals. Two locations in DC. Read more.

11. Batik

200 Main St (at Kentlands Blvd), Gaithersburg, MD
Dumpling Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Try one of their lunch specials for $8 ($10 with soup). This place specializes in street food from all over Asia rolled into one restaurant. The handmade dumplings are dubbed “small bundles of joy”. Read more.