Best Budget Restaurants in Miami

May 1, 2019 0 0

Check out our list of the best budget restaurants in Miami, Florida if you’re looking to save big. Sure, you skipped Starbucks this morning, but don’t have time to cook dinner? Where do you go? As the following selections prove, eating out without breaking the bank is possible. French, Cuban, Asian, Italian, and Middle Eastern… all types of cuisine await. You can get the most bang for your buck at the best budget restaurants in Miami FL – just read on to find out more.




La Sandwicherie

34 SW 8th St

These sandwiches are massive and will satisfy your late-night cravings. In addition to sandwiches, you can also chow down on croques and salads. Just about everything is under $10 and the portions make it well worth the price.

El Palacio de Los Jugos

Multiple Locations

You can’t say you’re in the know about Miami If you don’t know about this popular spot. They specialize in Cuban juices, but offer a variety of Latin-American favorites, as well. This comfort food is served in a family-friendly environment.

Fiesta Mexican Grill

10433 NW 41st St,


Fiesta’s savory platters are available at an unbelievable price, making it among the best budget restaurants in Miami, FL. But there’s not bad pick on the menu, and you’ll get a generous helping of whatever you order. And just about everything comes with chips and salsa. ’Nuff said.

Daily Bread Marketplace

2400 SW 27th St,

Coconut Grove

You can get your Middle Eastern fix at Daily Bread. It’s a cafe and market so you can get something to eat for now and later. Hummus, falafel, shawarma — all that and more is waiting for you.

La Camaronera

1952 W Flagler St

At La Camaronera, you can get quality seafood without breaking your budget. This cash-only joint offers some of the the best shrimp in Miami. Crispy and crunchy, both your stomach and your wallet will thank you.

Sakaya Kitchen

3401 N Miami Ave

Prepare to be overwhelmed with the choices at Sakaya Kitchen. The Asian fusion dishes include Honey-Orange Baby Back Ribs and California Brown Rice. But the staff knows best, so ask for their recommendations when you head inside.

El Rey de las Fritas

Multiple Locations

El Rey is known for their Cuban burgers on a puffy roll, served with sautéed onions and shoestring fries. They have multiple locations throughout South Florida (really, one of the best budget restaurants in Miami), but if you’re lucky, you can catch them at their food truck Frita on Wheels for a bite on the go.

Bali Cafe

109 NE 2nd Ave

Bali has Asian-inspired food, from sushi to dumplings to Indonesian specialties. They’re masters of flavor. If you’re looking to get out of a food rut, Bali should be first on your list.

Jamaica Kitchen

8736 SW 72nd St

You can get heaping portions of your Jamaican favorites like jerk chicken and jerk pork. Or you can go for the famous Jamaican patties in a variety of flavors like cheesy beef or curry chicken. Maybe you should order one for the road.

Casola’s Pizzeria and Sub Shop

2437 SW 17th Ave

Imagine the biggest slice of pizza possible. Now double it. That’s the slice at Casola’s. These massive slices are $5 and could last you two meals if you have the self-control. Don’t skip Casola’s burgers, subs, and salads, with just about every combo you can think of.

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Ciara Corcoran

Assistant Editor Ciara is a DC native and East Coast roamer with degrees in both English Professional Writing and Drama & Theatre Studies from Elon University. She's written for a variety of publications including Highway 64, Travel Writing at Elon, and Odyssey. More of her work can be found at

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