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21 Delicious NYC Foods That Won't Break The Bank

We asked, you answered. All under $10!

Recently, we shared a few of our favorite affordable eats in New York City — and then we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share theirs. Here's what they said:

1. A hot slice from Artichoke Basille’s.

Where: Locations in the East Village, Greenwich Village, and Chelsea

Cost: $4–$5

"It’s the only place where I can’t complain about paying $4.50 for a slice. Worth every penny." —CLizVega

2. Grilled Mexican corn — with mayo, cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime — from Cafe Habana.

3. Dumplings and sesame pancakes at Prosperity Dumpling.

Where: 46 Eldridge St., Lower East Side/Chinatown

Cost: Dumplings are 4 for $1; sesame pancakes are $1.25

"You can eat like a king for a couple bucks because everything on the menu is well below $10. This place is the size of a shoebox, but it's worth it. —David Montego, Facebook

4. The fried chicken sandwich at Cheeky Sandwiches.

5. The swingle — a mini frozen Key lime pie coated in dark chocolate — at Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies.

6. The maple bacon cookies at Schmackary's.

Where: 362 W. 45th St., Midtown West

Cost: $2.75

—Kara Randall, Facebook

7. The al pastor burrito or the carne asada nachos at Taqueria Diana.

8. The beef brisket noodle soup at Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle.

Where: 144 East Broadway, Chinatown

Cost: $5.50

—Julie Yang, Facebook

9. Pierogis and potato pancakes at Veselka.

10. Fresh doughnuts at Doughnut Plant.

11. The viagra empanada — stuffed with shrimp, scallops, and crab — at Empanada Mama.

Where: Locations in Hell's Kitchen and the Lower East Side

Cost: $3.

—Haley Mulcrone, Facebook

12. An everything bagel with egg, bacon, cheese, and jalapeño cream cheese at Brooklyn Bagel.

Where: Locations in Chelsea and Astoria, Queens

Cost: $7–$8

"The greatest hangover cure." —Erin

13. Pork buns from Momofuku Noodle Bar.

Where: 171 1st Ave., East Village

Cost: $10 for two.

—Kyle Jameson, Facebook

14. The mini salted caramel cheesecake at Eileen's Special Cheesecake.

15. Tater tots with cheese sauce and diced jalapeños at Please Don't Tell.

Where: 113 St. Marks Place, East Village

Cost: $5

"They're nothing short of magical." —Kyle

16. The yeti tracks snow cream — which is Oreo cookies and blueberries — at Snowdays Shavery.

Where: 241 East 10th St., East Village

Cost: $5–$8, depending on size


17. The Shackburger at Shake Shack.

18. Half chicken, rice, and beans at Casa Adela.

Where: 66 Avenue C | East Village

Cost: $9.50

"For the price, it's a steal." —Cesar Medero, Facebook

19. A classic black-and-white cookie at Glaser's Bake Shop.

20. Spicy cumin lamb noodles at Xi'an Famous Foods.

21. Cannolis and cookies at Veniero's Pastry Shop.

Where: 342 East 11th St., East Village

Cost: $1.50–$5.50

"Italian desserts from a place that’s been family-owned since the 1800's. Can’t beat that!" —tiffinim3

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