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Published March 23rd 2014
We all know that eating take-away and fast food all the time is not good for you, but sometimes it can be a life-saver. If you are in a rush to grab something to eat, don't have much time, or just want a quick bite on the go, there are some great cheap eats available, and if you look around a bit, you can even grab a bite to eat for under $5.00.
McDonald's has a great Loose Change Menu offering several items for only a dollar or two. Hungry Jacks also has a range of Stunner Value Meals and Penny Pincher items, for around the $5.00 mark or less.
KFC is offering a Nacho Box, Popcorn Chicken, Corn Chips, Cheese and Salss, for $3.95 or get a Twister Salsa BLT or a Twister BLT for $4.00.
Red Rooster stores have some great cheap 'Stealers' snack items, value meals and Classic Quarters at two for $10.00.
Chicken Treat has a great promotion on at the moment called 'More for $4'. Choose from a selection of meals including three Nuggets and Chips, Honey Mustard Burger and Chips, BBQ Onion Cheeseburger and Chips, Twists and Chips, and more, and pay just $4.00. Chicken Treat also have a variety of $2.00 and $3.00 burgers and combos available.
Nando's restaurants are famous for their spicy Portuguese flame-grilled chicken. They have a menu full of great meals plus specials such as Pequeno Mini Chicken Pita for $4.95, and Cous Cous, Spicy Rice or Chips for $3.95.
If you don't like the usual take-away joints, how about these?
The Santa Fe Restaurant in Subiaco, has $3.00 taco's on Tuesdays.
Taka's Kitchen, in Perth and Fremantle, serves authentic Japanese food. The menu has a variety of cheap meals and includes several dishes for under $5.00.
The popular G'Fun Cafe in O'Connor offers Asian style cuisine that is quick, cheap and tasty. Most dishes on the menu cost $5.00 to dine-in and $4.50 to take-away, some are even cheaper.
The Restaurant at Ikea, in Innaloo, has different specials each month, such as a Roast Pork Dinner for $4.95, Breakfast for $2.95 and Soup or Swedish Meatballs for $3.50. The Bistro has a range of snack foods including $1.00 Hot Dogs, Fish and Chips with a drink for $5.00 and Pizza or a Meatball Sub for $2.50.
Try the generously filled rolls at BMT Vietnamese in Girrawheen. Hot and crusty on the outside with a tasty and delicious filling, these freshly made meat baguettes are a great deal at just $5.00 each.
These are just some of the best cheap eats in Perth, under $5.00. Most people love to find a bargain and if you know where to find any others, please let us know - where are the best cheap eats in Perth, under $5.00?
Annalakshmis in the city, down behind the bell tower, upstairs.
Lunch or dinner. No alcohol of course.
Best views in town, wonderful food (Vegetarian) and tea/coffee, water, juice and a small dessert.
Great atmosphere and the price is.....pay what your heart feels.
Obviously if you aren't having a poor week then pay what you can.