NEAR BOSTON COLLEGE
1918 Beacon St.
Yes, THE Eagles Deli where Adam Richmond of Man vs. Food on Travel Channel challenged the undefeated five-pound, 10-patty burger with 20 slices of cheese, 20 pieces of bacon, five pounds of fries and a giant pickle. Don’t worry, for us normal people, regular-sized burgers are about $9, wraps are $6 and salads are $7.
2197 Commonwealth Avenue
How can you beat $5 tacos and burritos?
NEAR BOSTON UNIVERSITY
1024 Commonwealth Ave.
Besides its signature FroYo selection, Angora serves grilled Panini sandwiches and flatbread pizza for under $8.
738 Commonwealth Ave.
Basic Pad Thai for $8, and if you’re bored of noodle dishes, try curry for $8-10.
1038 Beacon Street
Colorful sushi rolls don’t always have to cost you an arm and a leg. Try Sushi Express for cheap take-out sushi; entrées starting at $8.
401 Harvard St.
Nothing on the menu is over $5. Also, cheap sangria and $1.99 fish tacos on Wednesday nights.
NEAR HARVARD UNIVERSITY
83 Mount Auburn Street
Burritos under $4, Super burritos $5, which means appetizer + main dish + dessert = $10.
33 Brattle Street
Juicy burgers for only $5.
233 River St.
Hidden among houses in a quiet residential area of Cambridge, Coast Café has $10 plates, which include fried chicken and any two sides from a wide selection –
Mac and cheese, sweet potatoes, corn, black eyed peas, etc. Take-out only.
Clover Food Truck
20 Carleton St.,
Cambridge, MA (Near Kendall T stop)
Sandwiches, soup or fries from a food truck, yes, quite like an ice cream truck.
571 Massachusetts Ave.
Craving for some Indian food? Dosa Factory has $10 curry dishes.
25 Central Square
Open late on weekends, has $8 roll-ups and offers vegetarian options.
NEAR NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
735 Huntington Ave.
Cheap pizza and pasta eatery.
50 Forsyth St.
Northeastern students love this place. If you are there, try SEX – Sausage, Egg ,Cheese – on a bagel.
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS NEAR CAMPUSES
It’s a typical fast-food joint with burgers and sandwiches, but b.good stands out among other because of its local ingredients and home-made, all-natural meat.
Cheap burritos. Are you an avid Twitter fan? Then you already know all about Anna’s, thanks to @BostonTweet. If not, definitely give its steak burrito a try.
Another cheap Mexican restaurant with burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas and tacos.
Yoojin Cho is a Boston University student and aspiring journalist. She spent two semesters interning with the CBSBoston Digital team.