The Best Cheap Eats in Sydney, Australia

Your stomach needn't suffer if you're seeing Sydney on a budget
Your stomach needn't suffer if you're seeing Sydney on a budget | © Leigh Williams / Unsplash
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14 September 2020

Sometimes when hunger strikes, your wallet says no. Other times, you’ll find yourself needing a quick bite before drinks with friends. Try a classic or try something new. Either way, we have the best cheap eats in Sydney to keep you satisfied.

Marrickville Pork Roll

Cafe, Restaurant, Vietnamese, Pastries
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Trust the locals with this pick. Located in the eponymous suburb of Marrickville, this pork roll hole-in-a-wall shopfront will have you drooling. Order the original bánh mì thịt – you won’t be left hungry, and the queue moves quickly, so your stomach won’t have long to wait.

Cairo Street Food Takeaway

Restaurant, Egyptian
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Heading out to catch a show at the famous Enmore Theatre? Be sure to grab a quick, affordable bite at Cairo Street Food across the road. Don’t be fooled by the name, you can dine in at this charming corner shop and enjoy its take on Egyptian street food. Our pick: the falafel wrap.

Stix and Pita

Bistro, Family style, Greek, $$$
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With its white and blue dining room, Stix and Pita might just fool you into thinking you’ve been transported to Greece as you stroll through its doors. Take a bite of the souvlaki wraps, and you’ll be sure you’re there. You can choose from three sauces to add to your souvlaki, each as delicious as the next.

These recommendations were updated on September 14, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.