San Francisco is known worldwide now to be one thing — expensive!
Why spend too much of your hard earned money on a single meal when you can find delicious and satisfying food for less than $8? Believe it or not you can still grab a good meal for under $8.
Learn more about great and wonderful San Francisco food that varies from Mexican to Vietnamese to Italian to Greek and much more! Many of the city’s best cheap eats are simply neighborhood spots, serving up their own versions of affordable fare.
Here are San Francisco’s best cheap eats spots that’ll satisfy your wallet (and your tastebuds).
Here are the spots to visit below:
1. Mexican food in the Mission:
Grab authentic tacos and the Mission style burrito at the classic Spot called Taqueria El Buen Sabor. Everything is well under $7 USD with exceptions.
2. Egg Tarts in Chinatown:
If you are into egg tarts, a kind of custard tart found in Hong Kong and especially here in the city then come here. Egg tarts under $5.
3. Banh Mi Sanwich:
Vietnamese food is getting popular, so enjoy tasty and affordable food like the Banh Mi. Delectable meaty, spicy, and veggie options for under $7 USD.
4. Greek Yogurt:
Get a little taste of Greece in the Mission at Souvla. This surprising and odd dessert is under $5 USD.
5. Single Origin Chocolate:
Free artisanal chocolate from various parts of the word at Dandelion Chocolate in the Mission.
This is coffee with a view at the coolest intersection in San Francisco’s Little Italy at Reveille Cafe. Coffee is expensive but, under $5.
7. Italian style Sandwiches:
Molinari’s Deli in North Beach is an institution and it is still a good deal. The best sandwiches featuring prosciutto and provolone to the Italian Combo.
8. Kouign Amann:
This is a crusty cake made with laminated dough that is very rich. This treat is only available in B. Patisserie bakery in Laurel Heights.
9. San Francisco Toast:
The popular or ridiculed expensive toast of San Francisco can be found for $4-$6 at Trouble Coffee near Ocean Beach. This toast is life changing and very rich.
Have you been to San Francisco? Let us know if you have tried any of these treats?