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Best Cheap Eats IN Manhattan?

youngjung Sep 2, 2007 02:07 PM

Looking for New Cheap Eats in Manhattan - anything hidden, mom and pop but no chains please. We like the locals and want to keep it that way.
Many Thanks

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    sjjn RE: youngjung Sep 2, 2007 05:13 PM

    Don't know what you consider cheap, and if you're looking for a full meal or just something to eat.

    The Bahn Mi at A chau on Mulberry south of Canal is $3.50 for the #6 and incredibly tasty.

    I have been enjoying the Fried Flounder sandwich from Kim's Aunt, a cart on 46th and 6th, for lunch at least once a week this summer...big delicious and $4.50.

    Vanessa's Dumpling on 14th btwn 3rd and 2nd has a Roast Pork Scallion pancake sandwich for about $4, add the 99 cent red bean bun the size of a softball and you could be pretty full for real cheap.

    Vanessa's Dumplings
    220 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

    Kim's Aunt
    46th St and 5th Ave, New York, NY 10036

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    1. re: sjjn
      Foie RE: sjjn Sep 2, 2007 11:52 PM

      Check out Sea Thai restaurant on 2nd btwn 4th and 5th. It is good simple food and some of the apps are as low as $3.

    2. youngjung RE: youngjung Sep 3, 2007 07:05 AM

      thanks guys I have yet to try those places !

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