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Cheap Eats: The Best Sandwiches in New York City Under $10

Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich

We love good cheap eats spots and when it comes to cheap, convenient and delicious, you can’t beat a yummy sandwich! Here are the best sandwiches in New York City for under $10. What is amazing about this list is the wide range of cuisines and flavors. So whether you are looking for a banh mi or a grilled cheese sandwich, there is something for everyone!

Taim – 45 Spring St & Other Locations

Taim Falafel Sandwich

P.C.: yelp, Jackie S.

Taim has some of the best falafel in New York City and they make an excellent falafel sandwich! It just hits the spot any time of the day and this sandwich will set you back only $7.75.

Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli – 369 Broome St

Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli Chicken Banh Mi

We love Vietnamese sandwiches aka banh mis. One of our go to spots for banh mi is Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli. We highly recommend their house special sandwich with pickled daikon & carrots, grilled minced pork, Vietnamese bologna, pork & chicken roll and some cilantro or their scrumptious chicken sandwich. All their sandwiches cost about $6.

Cheeky Sandwiches – 35 Orchard St

Cheeky Sandwiches Fried Chicken Sandwich

P.C.: yelp, Lana T.

All of Cheeky’s sandwiches are full of flavor and we honestly can’t pick our favorite! With options like a fried chicken sandwich or a shrimp po boy, their sandwiches range from $6.50 – $8.50. It is a great lunch option in the Lower East Side.

Fuku – 163 1st Ave & Other Locations

Fuku Spicy Chicken Sandwich

P.C.: yelp, Mike C.

David Chang’s spicy fried chicken sandwiches from Fuku are just pure bliss. It is the only thing on the menu and it is a good deal at $8.

Tasty Dumpling – 42 Mulberry St

Tasty Dumplings Seseme Pancake with Beef

It is not surprising that Tasty Dumpling is best known for their juicy dumplings but on the menu there is also a sesame pancake with beef sandwich and it is delicious! It probably one of the best bargains in New York City. These yummy sandwiches are just $3.

La Maison du Croque Monsieur – 17 E 13th St

La Maison du Croque Monsieur Croque & Soup combo

La Maison du Croque Monsieur specializes in French style sandwiches. You can get a classic croque monsieur (a yummy ham and cheese sandwich) or croque madame (ham, egg and cheese sandwich) here along with more usual combinations like the Cuban with roast pork. All sandwiches are about $8.

Cheese Grille – 188 Allen St

Cheese Grille Classic Grilled Cheese

P.C.: yelp, Marianne W.

Cheese Grille takes a childhood favorite of ours, grilled cheese sandwiches and kicks up it up a notch. This is another place where it is hard to pick a favorite and luckily all their sandwiches are about $8 so you can keep coming back to try all the different combinations.