14 Delicious Allston Restaurants Any Student Can Afford

Here are some of our favorite affordable restaurants in the Allston-Brighton area.

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Eagle’s Deli & Restaurant
Eagle's Deli & Restaurant (1918 Beacon St.) is known for its breakfast foods, burgers, and huge portions.
Coreanos (172 Brighton Ave.) offers Korean-Mexican fusion dishes such as “bulgogi” tacos and kimchi quesadillas.
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OK, this is technically not a “cheap eats” spot. But Deep Ellum (477 Cambridge St.) serves tasty gastropub fare with main courses in the $14-$23 range, along with an excellent selection of beer. Pictured is the duck confit macaroni and cheese.
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Roxy’s Grilled Cheese (485 Cambridge St.) serves a near-perfect grilled cheese sandwich, and its hand-cut truffle fries are to die for.
Amelia’s Taqueria
Amelia’s Taqueria (180 Brighton Ave.) is a beloved spot for tacos and burritos.
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Lone Star Taco Bar (635 Cambridge Street) serves up street foods found in Mexico and Texas, with tacos pretty much being front and center.
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Common Ground (83 Harvard Ave.) serves tasty bar food such as an Irish pizza and char-grilled burger.
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Described as "Mediterranean-inspired Lebanese fare," Garlic and Lemons (133 Harvard Ave.) has roll-ups, kebabs, shawarma, and vegetarian items.
Hi B3ar
Hi B3ar serves up Thai ice cream rolls, which are made before your eyes on an ice-cold table top.
Young-Jin Kim
Kaju Tofu House (58 Harvard Ave.) serves up a piping hot, delicious Korean silken tofu stew as well as various Korean entrees.
Punjab Palace
Punjab Palace (109 Brighton Ave.) is known as one of the best Indian restaurants in the city.
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Shanghai Gate is an authentic Chinese restaurant. Try the scallion pancakes and stir-fried beef with pickled cabbage.
Whole Heart Provisions
Whole Heart Provisions (487 Cambridge St) makes eclectic, delicious food in which veggies are the star of the show.
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