We know Los Angeles living expenses are through the roof, but it doesn’t mean you need to break the bank just to get a meal every day. Check out the top 10 best cheap eats of Los Angeles. “To live and die in LA”

1. Zam Zam Market


Zam Zam Market is a Pakistani eatery where the Karachi-style chicken biryani is to die for.  This biryani only costs $15 and one order can feed 2-3 people. 

2. Dave's Hot Chicken


Dave’s Hot Chicken is all about mouth-watering chicken for affordable prices. The menu is limited to three main features of hot chicken combos. You can choose between tenders, sliders, or both. Two tenders along with fries only cost $10.50.

3. Papa Cristo's Catering & Greek Taverna


Papa Cristo’s Catering & Greek Taverna has been one of the go-to spots since the 1940s. We recommend the Gyro wrap which only costs $9.99. The menu includes almost all kinds of Mexican cuisine.

4. Leo's Tacos


Leo’s Tacos is the perfect place to satisfy your taco cravings for an affordable price. Although their menu is pretty simple, their most popular taco is the al pastor with pineapple. These al pastor tacos cost only $1.50!

5. HiHo Cheeseburger


HiHo Cheeseburger has the best cheeseburgers with double patties with plenty of cheese and onions. Order a double cheeseburger at $6.95.

6. Surati Farsan


Craving for some Indian Sweets? Don’t worry, you can get the taste of Indian snacks in Los Angeles. The pani puri is the best- selling item on the menu. They are filled with mung beans, potatoes, and Jal Jeera.

7. Sonoratown


Sonoratown is a Mexican place with a colorful atmosphere. Order the Lorenza which costs only $4, along with a crispy corn tostada with Monterey jack, salsa, avocado, and cabbage. 

8. Pink's Hot Dogs


Established in 1939, Pink’s Hot Dogs has a long history of serving its scrumptious hot dogs. The famous one is the chili dog which only costs $4.50.

9. Pine and Crane


Pine and Crane is all about Taiwanese food. The menu includes scallion pancakes for $4.50, pork dumplings for $6, and the most famous dish, dan dan noodles which only cost $7.50.

10. Dune


Dune is one of the best places where you can eat cheap food in Los Angeles. Order the falafel sandwich that costs $9.50 along with a mess of house flatbread, herbaceous falafel, hummus, house pickles, marinated cabbage and onions, tahini, and shoestring potatoes.