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21 Delicious And Affordable Things You Need To Eat In Houston

When it comes to food, Houston has all you can dream of, and more!

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite food in Houston for under $10. Here’s their selection:

1. The queso from Torchy’s Tacos

“Two tacos for less than $10. They also have THE best queso. I know this because I’m a queso connoisseur.”

Submitted by sweetcaroline99

2. Greek food at Niko Niko’s

“Best Greek food I’ve ever had.”

Submitted by abbys4f0528960

3. Waffles from the Seabrook Waffle Company

“It’s in Seabrook, which is a suburb of Houston, but the Seabrook Waffle Company is SO. GOOD. The Monte Cristo waffle is the height of sweet and savory food combined. And they have local art on the walls for sale.”

Submitted by gabyr465e7027c

4. Thai food from Thai Jasmine

“Bit of a drive, but the best thai food I’ve ever had!

Submitted by raychelmaurinel

5. The tacos from Tacos A Go Go

“Tacos a Go-Go is hands down one of the best taco and breakfast burrito spots, and I grew up in Houston. They aren’t stingy with stuffing ingredients in, and their Diablo sause is perfection. It’s around $2 a taco, and they only use fresh ingredients… You can easily have a feast for under $10!”

Submitted by Candice Darden, Facebook

6. The daiquiris, margaritas, and coladas from Frio To Go

“Frio to Go is an awesome place to get cold daiquiris, margaritas, and coladas for under $10! You can go in and grab anything you want, mix and match, or make your own drink, and even go through the drive thru! They also sell snow cones and smoothies for the whole family!”

Submitted by jacquem46d99e282

7. Any pie from House of Pies

“Any slice of pie at House of Pies!”

Submitted by brendamariar

8. The Ramen from Tiger Den

“Tonkotsu Ramen at Tiger Den (omg drooling right now…)”

Submitted by Annelise Moore, Facebook

9. The hot dogs from Moon Tower Inn

“Hot dogs made out of all kinds of meat on a delicious pretzel bun. They also have a great beer selection and are one of the few places that has good sours. They have tacos, burgers, and a mondo grilled cheese sandwich as well.”

Submitted by a462917a11

10. The bánh mì from Les Givral’s Kahve

“Fresh bánh mì sandwich for $2.50 (only .50 for double meat), cheap spring rolls, and pho for around $6.50. Not to mention the best Vietnamese iced coffee in town!”

Submitted by marshamaec

11. The Mexican specialties from El Tiempo Cantina

“I love El Tiempo!!! Best Mexican food ever with a beautiful atmosphere!”

Submitted by kendallj42de8a3fd

12. The gingerbread men from Three Brothers Bakery

“$10 gets you three tasty gingerbread men at Three Brothers Bakery!”

Submitted by Marshall Shaffer, Facebook

13. The pretzel from Town in City Brewing Company

“My favorite is Town and City: $5.00 gets you an amazingly huge pretzel, $9.00 for Seoul Burger and tots, $14.00 gets you a whole pitcher of their beer (they have smaller cheaper options as well). Careful of going on a Sunday, they get popular on the weekends and tend to run out of beer/food options.”

Submitted by marshamaec

14. Stuffed potatoes from the Original Rib Tickler

“Amazingly huge potatoes stuffed with brisket, cheese, sour cream, butter, chives, and bacon. And it’s only $8.”

Submitted by laurenjoyceb

15. The Vietnamese fries from Bar Boheme

“The best drunk food I’ve had in Houston has to be the Vietnamese fries at Boheme bar — a heaping pile of thin cut hot french fries covered in spicy sauces, cilantro… Just, oh my god, we will wipe them out.”

Submitted by Bree Bridger, Facebook

16. Everything from Arpi’s Phoenicia Deli

“Casbah salad with lamb shawarma or falafel from Arpi’s Phoenicia Deli on Westheimer. Add a petite side of hummus and it comes to just about $10.”

Submitted by annmarieo4b96810c8

17. The subs from Juan Mon’s International Sandwiches

“Juan Mon’s is really good. I’ve been there a couple of times and their subs are great and the service is fantastic.”

Submitted by BetitoRoks

18. The burgers from Lankford’s Grocery & Market

“I have never had anything that I didn’t like. It has been around since 1939. No burger is over $9, and even if it was… I would pay it.”

Submitted by JasonUncut

19. Frank’s Pizza

“Frank’s Pizza in downtown Houston is probably my favorite pizza.”

Submitted by maeganw49f7e3e0c

20. Korean cheesesteaks from Koagie Hots

“THE BEST! I love Kaogie Hots.”

Submitted by Britain Priegue, Facebook

21. The tacos from Brothers Taco House

“My vote is Brothers Tacos downtown. Best breakfast tacos I’ve ever had, anywhere.”

Submitted by Meghan Davidson, Facebook

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