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    Posted on Feb 9, 2016

    24 Decadent ATL Foods That Won't Break The Bank

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    Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community for their favorite cheap eats in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Here are the best of their scrumptious responses.

    1. The buttermilk pancakes at nationally recognized brunch spot Ria's Bluebird.

    "So, on behalf of those who actually live in downtown, I must recommend Ria's Bluebird's buttermilk pancakes. They're ranked best pancakes in the world by the New York Times and only $7. Bonus: The location is right in heart of downtown and across from the historical Oakland Cemetery."

    —Allie Alexander, Facebook

    2. A Thai tea or a strawberry rhubarb popsicle from King of Pops.

    "KoP thai tea pops in the summer are the best."


    3. Any of the sweet treats at Sublime Doughnuts.

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    "I’m from ATL and LEMME TELL YA, nothing compares to a few Sublime Doughnuts on a fall day."


    4. The glorious smorgasbord of options at Atlanta Food Truck Park.

    "God’s gift to my hometown!"


    5. The decadent Double D sliders (with grilled Krispy Kreme buns!) from Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand.

    6. Crispy sesame fries and tong dak tacos from Hankook Taqueria.

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    "I live for Hankook Taqueria’s tong dak tacos. I promise it really doesn’t get better than cheap Mexican-Korean food."


    7. The utterly obscene Porn Dog at Porter Beer Bar.

    8. The massive, overstuffed burritos at El Myr.

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    "The green burrito from El Myr! Really any of their burritos because they max out around eight bucks. Props if you can: a) eat the whole thing b) without a fork."


    9. A slice of cheesy goodness from Fellini's Pizza.

    "Dude… Fellini’s Pizza. $2.75 the slice. They’re open until 2 a.m., and you can get cheap beer too. BEST PIZZA IN ATLANTA! Love this place."


    10. The fries and alioli from Fred’s Meat and Bread.

    11. The classic ATL fish and grits from Thumbs Up Diner.

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    “It doesn’t get any more southern than the fish and grits at Thumbs Up Diner.”

    Essence Gant

    12. The 10-for-10 delicious and tender smoked wings at The Local.

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    "Any of the smoked wings at The Local."

    —Jessie Landon Dixon, Facebook

    13. The award-winning shrimp and grits from The Flying Biscuit.

    14. The incredibly inexpensive pho and bánh mì lunch special at Lee's Bakery on Buford Highway.

    15. The spicy pork or bulgogi bowl from Ssam Burger.

    "The spicy pork bowl from Ssam Burger."


    16. The insanely filling cheesesteak at The Mad Italian.

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    "My parents dated there over 40 years ago, and my family still goes back every now and again to eat. Best cheesesteaks EVER!!!"


    17. Hot dogs and onion rings from The Varsity.

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    "Anything from The Varsity. It’s all horribly greasy, salty, and generally questionable but is UNDENIABLY the best cheap food in Atlanta. I mean, who doesn’t love a so-disgusting-that-it’s-delicious hot dog and heap of fries served on a paper plate?!"


    18. The fried chicken and sides at Busy Bee's.

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    "If you don't get Busy Bee's fried chicken when you're in the A, your trip doesn't count."

    Essence Gant

    19. The Papi's Sandwich from Papi's Cuban and Caribbean Grill.

    20. A gargantuan slice of peperroni pizza from Edgewood Pizza.

    "A king slice is $5.50 and it’s like four slices in one."


    21. Yummy ramen from Haru Ichiban in Duluth.

    22. A classic sandwich & soup from Reuben's Deli.

    "Reuben’s Deli, downtown. Hands down the best sandwiches in the city. They’re HUGE!! The soups, salads, and sides are just as worthy, and for around nine dollars you can be full for an entire day!"


    23. The creamy, gooey lobster bisque at the Steamhouse Lounge.

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    "$6.25 for a bowl and you’ll love life forever."


    24. And the thick, classic Village Burger at Village Burger.

    "At Village Burger in Dunwoody Village, get a Village Burger, fries, and mouthwatering frozen custard. It’s the best burger and milkshake in the world. Everyone should go at least once in their lives."


    Responses have been edited and condensed for clarity.

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