A guide to cheap eats in Melbourne every night of the week
18.05.2021

A guide to cheap eats in Melbourne every night of the week

By Kate Streader

Saving money doesn’t have to mean staying in.

Whether you’re on a budget or just trying to dedicate less of your paycheck to eating out, you don’t have to resign yourself to eating homecooked meals seven days a week. There are ample meal deals around town! We’ve hunted down the best spots around Melbourne to eat for cheap every night of the week, so you can wine and dine yourself with nothing but pocket change.

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Monday

The Empress Hotel
$10 pizza night
Find The Empress Hotel at 714 Nicholson St, Fitzroy North

The Rainbow Hotel
$15 burgers from 4.30pm-9.30pm
Find The Rainbow Hotel at 27 David St, Fitzroy

 

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Cornish Arms
$15 nachos, vegan and non-vegan options available, from 5pm
Find Cornish Arms at 163 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Wesley Anne
$16.99 roo and wine, vegetarian option available
Find Wesley Anne at 250 High St, Northcote

 

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The Workers Club
$10 meals, $2 pots, $4 pints, $6 basics and $8 jugs from 5pm-late
Find The Workers Club at 51 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Charles Weston Hotel
$16.99 roo and wine
Find Charles Weston Hotel at 27 Weston St, Brunswick

The Fitzroy Beer Garden
$15 for a hot dog and a pot of beer, a glass of wine or soft drink from 12pm-9pm
Find The Fitzroy Beer Garden at 243-245 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Tuesday

Ballard’s
$3 vegan tacos
Find Ballard’s at 915 High Street, Thornbury

Wesley Anne
$16.99 tacos and tequila
Find Wesley Anne 250 High St, Northcote

 

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Don Taco
All you can eat vegan tacos for $15 from 6pm
Find Don Taco at 457-459 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

 

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Vamos
$2 tacos from 6pm-8pm
Find Vamos at 366 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

The Fitzroy Beer Garden
$2 wings with blue cheese sauce from 12pm-9pm
Find The Fitzroy Beer Garden at 243-245 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Hotel Jesus
$2 tacos from 5pm-9pm
Find Hotel Jesus at 174 Smith St, Collingwood

The Happy Mexican
$3 tacos from 12pm-9pm
Find The Happy Mexican at 108 Hoddle St, Abbotsford

Wednesday

Little Ritas
$15 takeaway pizzas until 10pm
Find Little Ritas at 227 Johnston St, Abbotsford

Edinburgh Castle
$19.99 curry and wine
Find Edinburgh Castle at 681 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Sparrow’s Philly Cheesesteaks
50c wings from 5pm until sold-out
Find Sparrow’s Philly Cheesesteaks at 30-32 Gertrude St, Fitzroy

Aviary Hotel
$20 pot and parma from 4pm-10pm
Find Aviary Hotel at 271 Victoria St, Abbotsford

The Workers Club
$15 parmas
Find The Workers Club at 51 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

The B.East
$1 wings, lunch and dinner
Find The B.East at 80 Lygon St, Brunswick East

 

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The Grace Darling
$9 Waygu cheeseburgers from 5pm
Find The Grace Darling at 114 Smith St, Collingwood

Thursday

The Carlton
$15 pot and eggplant or chicken parma
Find The Carlton Club at 193 Bourke St, Melbourne

Good Gnocchi Takeaway
$10 vegan gnocchi from 5pm-9:30pm
Find Good Gnocchi Takeaway at 268 Johnston Street, Abbotsford

 

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Friday

Good Times
$9 puttanesca and napolitana and $9 negronis
Find Good Times at 214 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy

The Grace Darling
$18 porterhouse steak with a glass of Sangiovese for $6
Find The Grace Darling at 114 Smith St, Collingwood

 The Carlton Club
$15 for your choice of burger with fries and a pot of Furphy, 5 Seeds cider or soft drink 12-3pm
Find The Carlton Club at 193 Bourke St, CBD

 

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Saturday

Good Times
$9 puttanesca and napolitana and $9 negronis
Find Good Times at 214 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy

Sunday

Curry Cafe
$10 curries and drink specials from 6-7pm
Find Curry Cafe at 73 High Street, Northcote

Everyday

Lentil As Anything
Pay as you feel meals
Find Lentil As Anything in Thornbury, Abbotsford and St Kilda

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