Unless you're living on a limitless budget for your visit to New York City, you'll find it helpful to plan to have a few cheap meals during your trip. But just because you're trying to eat on the cheap, doesn't mean you shouldn't get to savor some of New York City's best food and restaurants!
Be warned -- eating pizza in New York City is dangerous: you may never be able to enjoy your old standby delivery pie back home once you've experienced New York City's outstanding pizza. Whether you're grabbing a quick slice or sitting down for a delicious coal- or brick-oven pie at one of New York City's famous pizza parlors, pizza is a great cheap eat in New York City.
4. Have Lunch from a NYC Street VendorSure, you've heard of the ubiquitous "dirty water dog" or had a stale pretzel from a street cart, but there are also street vendors serving up delicious, cheap meals from carts all over New York City. From falafel and dosas to barbecue and sausages, New York City Street Vendors serve up tasty, affordable meals to local New Yorkers every day. Just follow the crowds (and your nose) to find something delicious.
NYC Street Vendors: