Tasty Burger is a local chain of retro hamburger joints that offer some of the most delicious inexpensive hamburgers in Boston. Look to spend under $6 for a 1/3 pound all-natural beef patty, or a turkey or veggie patty for dieters. Their all-beef hot dogs are also great, especially after a game at the nearby Fenway Park. As a popular late night destination, Tasty Burger has made a name for itself in town due to its fast service, great food and – above all – low prices!
Tasty Burger, 1301 Boylston St, Boston MA, USA, +1 617-425-4444
For some of the best pizza by the slice, head to the north end, and to Galleria Umberto. Known for their “Sicilian squares”, this eatery maintains a quiet profile in the neighborhood, although their reputation is very high among people in-the-know. Try the arancini, fried rice balls, panzarotti, or patoto and chive filled pastries – they are all delicious!
Galleria Umberto, 289 Hanover St, Boston MA, USA, +1 617-227-5709
This cash-only ramen shop is one of the best places for a cheap meal in the city. Sapporo Ramen draws crowds eager to try its delicious Japanese noodle soup, which comes in at less than $10 for every steaming bowl. Their hot buns also garner a lot of attention, especially their roast pork buns. Be sure to visit Sapporo Ramen for lunch or for an afternoon snack, as they close early on weekdays.
Sapporo Ramen, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA, USA, +1 617-876-4805