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Ok with the economy the way it is people are looking for a palce that doesn't kill their pocketbook. There are alot of hidden places that unless the are right near you that others do not know about. List places around Washington that you can get a good meal. Not just burgers ETC real sit down complete meal for less than $15 So a couple could eat for $30

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  1. Pizza Bank in Kirkland. Great pasta dishes - especially their lasagne. Chicken Parmesan is also terrific and the price is right!

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    Pizza Bank Restaurant
    14401 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034

    1. You could also try hitting the many fine restos with half price apps during HH. You can make a pretty good meal out of them and not pay a small fortune!

      1. When I think of good and cheap eats, Wonton City always comes to mind. You can get 2 piping hot bowls of wonton noodles and a couple of chinese donuts for about $15. If you want to really splurge, you could add one of the dry noodle dishes - I'd recommend the brisket.

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        1. re: soypower

          Just tonight, as so many nights before, we grabbed take-out from Paseo, on Fremont.
          Tonight, it was Cuban Roast and chicken-thigh dinners. This is soo much food for about $25.
          We are lucky to live blocks away.

        2. Go Chinese. Cafe Ori in Bellevue. Hing Loon in Seattle. Mmm... But don't go looking for ambiance at either. Just consistently good food.

          I wish I lived near Paseo. Yum.

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          Cafe Ori
          14339 NE 20th St Ste I, Bellevue, WA 98007

          Hing Loon Restaurant
          628 S Weller St, Seattle, WA 98104

          1. Pam's on University Avenue
            Thaiku on Ballard Ave
            Moshi Moshi or Ototo Sushi
            Taste of India
            Agua Verde
            Senor Moose
            La Carta Da Oaxaca
            La Isla
            Barolo at Happy Hout
            Machevilli (sp?)
            Oddfellows Cafe
            Tin Table
            Poppy's for happy hour Thali
            Green Lake Bar & Grill
            Etc
            Etc

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            Senor Moose Cafe
            5242 Leary Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

            Barolo
            1940 Westlake Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

            Ototo Sushi
            7 Boston St, Seattle, WA 98109

            La Isla
            2320 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107

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            1. re: natalie.warner

              All fine restaurants, but I feel like many fall out of the price range unless you're just getting apps.

              I'll throw up Cafe Presse (Croque Monsieur, a glass of wine and maybe even some rillettes to share if that $30 doesn't include tax and tip), Hurachitos (various tacos or maybe one of their tortas or soups), and any of the Ethiopian places around (I like Dahlak and Meskel, but there are plenty of others)

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              Cafe Presse
              1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

            2. I found another one Chilli's 3 entrees 2 drinks $20

              1. India Bistro. Most entrees are about $10 and for $30 2 can eat very well. Nice atmosphere and good service.

                Twins Garden out at Oaktree. It's easy to eat for under $30 for 2. The ingredients are ver fresh and price are reasonable. A mix of Asian cuisine with the emphasis on Chinese. Try the Chef's specialties.

                5 Seasons Grill is a little Vietnamese place in Oaktree. The decor is nothing to write home about but the food is good and 2 can eat for under $20. The vermicelli bowls and grilled meat dishes are really good. The fried chicken with are also really good.

                663 Bistro in the ID is inexpensive, clean and delicious. The meat in the window is excellent. The best roast pork in town and one of the best roast duck you will find in Seattle. Chow mien with crispy noodles or chow fun are great. The curry over rice dishes are really good coconut curry versions.

                The numerous happy hours. Il Fornaio has free food and happy hour drink prices. Duke's Chowderhouse has happy hour deals and lower priced menu options in the $10-$15 range.

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                1. re: seattleviking

                  Revised: We went to 5 Seasons the other night and it appears to have changed hands. The food was still okay but not as good as before and not as fresh. So, maybe not.

                2. for thai food noodle boat in issaquah it the best food and doesn't kill u pocket

                  1. Thali dinners at Indian restaurants - complete with bread, entree, dessert, etc. are usually under $15.

                    1. How about places outside the metropolitan areas? If you don't want to fight the crowds of the city but want a good inexpensive meal. or for road trip just a sunday drive?