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Top 10 Best Cheap Eats in Sydney, Australia

Sydney is a renowned culinary destination, but it doesn’t have to be expensive to enjoy good food here. This listicle will explore the top 10 best cheap eats in Sydney, Australia. From street food to hole-in-the-wall joints, there are plenty of delicious and affordable options to choose from. So whether you’re on a budget or just looking for a quick bite, these are the places you’ll want to check out..

Best Cheap Eats in Sydney

#1 – Gelato Messina Circular Quay

Introduction:

Every flavour you see is made using a unique recipe created by them. They never, ever use pre-made bases or mass-produced flavour pastes. In each of their stores, you’ll find a 40 flavour cabinet, with 35 traditional flavours and 5 rotating weekly specials. they also make their own range of gelato cakes which can be picked up or ordered from any store. They’re weird and wonderful, but it’s all in the name of putting a smile on someone’s face.

Menu Items:

  • STRAWBERRIES & CREAM
  • SUPER DULCE DE LECHE
  • RUM & RAISIN
  • SALTED COCONUT & MANGO SALSA
  • PISTACHIO PRALINE
  • PANNA COTTA WITH FIG JAM AND AMARETTI BISCUIT
  • PEAR & RHUBARB
  • MILK CHOC WITH CHOC PEANUT FUDGE
  • NICKY GLASSES
  • MACADAMIA CRUNCH
  • HOKEY POKEY
  • ITALIAN NOUGAT
  • COOKIES & CREAM

Location: Shop G-10, Gateway Plaza, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

Contact: 02 9252 4480

Website: Website Link Here


#2 – Mamak

Introduction: Mamak is an award winning Malaysian restaurant, with branches in Sydney and Melbourne. Named after the roadside stalls of Kuala Lumpur that peddle Indian Malay street food, Mamak is renown for authentic, bold and traditional flavours, with smart and friendly service.

Menu Items:

Savoury

  • Roti canai
  • Roti planta
  • Murtabak (chicken/lamb)

Rice & Noodles

  • Nasi Lemak 
  • Mee goreng 
  • Maggi goreng

Desserts

  • Ais kacang
  • Cendol

Mains

  • Kari ayam
  • Kari kambing
  • Sambal udang
  • Ayam goreng
  • Kangkung belacan

Location: 15 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Contact: (02) 9211 1668

Website: Website Link Here

 


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#3 – Bar Cycle Walsh Bay

Introduction:

Walsh Bay is one of Sydney Harbour foreshore’s most iconic locations, and is where our cafe offers the ideal spot to be, whether you need a rest from sightseeing, cruising by or finishing your bike ride, you’ll be away from traffic and alongside the Harbour.

Fully licensed and offering a no-fry menu, we are open for breakfast and lunch, and dinner seasonally

Menu Items:

BREAKFAST

  • THE BARCYCLE GIRO
  • THE VUELTA – SPANISH EGGS
  • BACON & EGG ROLL
  • TWO ORGANIC EGGS ON TOAST
  • CAKES & PASTRIES
  • BREAKFAST PORRIDGE

LUNCH

  • SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE
  • EGGPLANT LASAGNA
  • CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
  • PENNE ARRABBIATA/AMATRICIANA
  • HAMBURGER

Location: Shop 3a 17A Hickson Road,
Walsh Bay Australia

Contact: +61 2 9247 0772

Website: Website Link Here

 


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#4 – Danielli’s Fine Food

Introduction: Danieli is a proudly owned and operated family business.  Ron Danieli takes pride in his specially refined ‘Danieli Blends’ – original, fair trade organic and decaf, which he developed after an extensive process of tasting many of the world’s finest single origin beans.

Menu Items:

BREAKFAST

  • MIGHTY BIG BREAKY
  • EGGS BENEDICT
  • BRIOCHE FRENCH TOAST STACK
  • FREE RANGE EGGS ANY STYLE

MAINS

  • CLUB SANDWICH
  • KANGAROO BURGER
  • STEAK SANDWICH/WRAP
  • VEGETABLE PANINI
  • CHICKEN & AVOCADO BAGUETTE
  • CAESAR SALAD
  • AUSSIE OMELETTE

Location: The Clock Tower Centre, Harrington Street, The Rocks NSW 2000

Contact: 02 9251 0346

Website: Website Link Here


#5 – Yok Yor Thai Food Factory

Introduction: Yok Yor was found in Bangkok, the year was 1982. Wanpen Phungsamphan and Watcharin Budtong envisioned a restaurant that would deliver the finest of spices and flavours to each dish that had been passed down through the generations of the family. Thailand is renowned internationally for its attention to detail with even the subtlest of flavours combined with the richest of spices and fresh produce to create outstanding dishes. Yok Yor has replicated the enthusiasm for the perfection of Thai cuisine on Campbell Street, Sydney.

Menu Items:

  • Satay Chicken
  • Hoi Joh
  • Pad Phed Pla Dook
  • Sukiyaki (Dried)
  • Yum Woon Sen
  • Pad Cha Pla Gruy
  • Pad Pak
  • Pad Kra Prow
  • Tom Super
  • Tom Yum Goong
  • Sweet Banana Coconut Cream
  • Sweet mango and coconut
  • Thai Milk Tea

Location: Shop G06, 323 Castlereagh St. Haymarket Sydney 2000 NSW

Contact: 02 9280 0001

Website: Website Link Here



#6 – Chinese Noodle Restaurant

Introduction: Chinese Noodle Restaurant – known to locals and office workers as “Grapes on the Roof” – is one of Sydney’s most revered Chinese spots. The plastic grapes here are actually on the ceiling, not the roof. It may seem irreverent, but it’s actually quite a common decoration for north-western Chinese restaurants.

The menu is inspired by Xinjiang too, which is why you’ll find plenty of lamb on the menu (a staple of western Chinese cuisines). The hand-pulled noodles and the dumplings – which are crispy and wheat heavy – are more indebted to Xinjiang than the eastern-Chinese versions.

Menu Items:

  • Pan-Fried Pork Buns
  • Xinjiang Chilli Chicken Stew
  • Sichuan Chilli Beef
  • Wanton Soup Noodles
  • Spring Pancakes
  • Beef Soup Noodles
  • Diced Meat and Vegetables
  • Peanut Chicken
  • Fragrant Chill shredded Pork

Location:

Shop 7 8 Quay Sydney New South Wales 2000Australia

Contact: (02) 9281 9051

Website: Website Link Here

 


#7 – Sushi Rio

Introduction: This sushi train in the heart of the city is always busy, and it’s not hard to see why. The sushi is fresh and delicious plus there are a tonne of other menu options to satisfy any grumpling belly. Our favourites are the soft shell crab hand rolls, aburi salmono nigiri and the hamburg nigiri (which is a little burger patty on rice). Sushi Rio is also very friendly to your wallet, so you can eat like an emperor without shelling out a tonne of cash.

Menu Items:

  • Spicy Grilled Squid
  • King Fish
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Crumbed Prawn
  • Scampi
  • Scallops
  • Flying Fish Roe
  • Seaweed Salad
  • Edamame Beans
  • Prawn Mayonnaise
  • Salmon Tobika
  • Egg Custard
  • Crab Claw Ball

Location: Sussex Street, Shop7
Sydney NSW, Australia

Contact: +61 2 8288 9014

Website: Website Link Here

 


#8 – Sushi Hub Central

Introduction: Sushi Hub opened its first store on 16 October 2006 in an alleyway in Cabramatta, NSW. It now has more than 120 stores operating across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory.

Menu Items:

  • Grilled Seafood Platter
  • Chicken Lover’s Platter
  • Crispy Chicken Cucumber Maki Roll
  • Fresh Salmon Cucumber Maki Roll
  • Unagi Dragon
  • Fresh Salmon Sandwich
  • Grilled Salmon Nigiri
  • Grilled Tamagoyaki
  • Assorted Sashimi
  • Fresh Prawn Salad

Location: Shop 2/815-825 George St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia

Contact: +61 2 9281 1258

Website: Website Link Here

 


#9 – Kura Japanese Restaurant

Introduction: They are Kura Kura Japanese Dining. From their restaurant in the heart of Haymarket they offer a wide range of Japanese classics, from sushi and sashimi to Bento Boxes, all made with love and precision at an affordable price. They are happy to bring the flavours of Japan to Sydney every day. their flavours and portions are big but we endeavour to keep their prices small. You can order from their takeaway or join them in their restaurant upstairs. However you order, they pride themselves on our friendly and efficient service. They look forward to welcoming you at Kura Kura Japanese Dining.

Menu Items:

  • Edamame
  • Takoyaki
  • Mentasi Cheese Takoyaki
  • Agedashi Tofu
  • Nasu Dengaku
  • Tempura Gyoza
  • Pork Kakuni Bao Bun
  • Baoban Teriyaki Chicken
  • Asari Butter
  • Koebi Karaage
  • Ebi Fry
  • Spicy Mayo Tempura Prawn Salad

Location: Level 1/76 Ultimo Rd, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia

Contact: +61 2 9212 1088

Website: Website Link Here

 


#10 – 3 Seasons Thai Fusion Food

Introduction:

This place is among the 10 Elizabeth Bay spots users order from most. Wondering what’s popular here at this evening go-to? Users love the Satay Chicken, which is one of the most popular items on the menu, as well as the Prawn Crackers With Peanut Sauce and the Steamed Jasmine Rice, which are two of the items most commonly ordered together.

Menu Items:

  • Tom Yum Prawn Spring Rolls
  • Spring Rolls (V)
  • Curry Puffs (V)
  • Tom Yum Soup
  • Coconut Soup (Tom Kha)
  • Prawn and Pork Wonton Soup
  • Grilled Salmon Larb
  • Larb Chicken
  • Thai Heavenly Beef Salad
  • Thai BBQ Chicken
  • Crying Tiger
  • Crispy Salt and Pepper Squid
  • Peanut Sauce
  • Oyster Sauce
  • 3 Season’s Noodle
  • Hokkien Noodle in Chilli and Thai Basil
  • Banana Roti Bread
  • Sugar Banana Sticky Rice and Black Bean
  • Awesome Deal Two
  • Smart Deal Four

Location: 64A Darlinghurst Rd, Potts Point NSW 2011, Australia

Contact: +61 2 8970 5785

Website: Website Link Here

 


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