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.
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Coreanos
Coreanos (172 Brighton Ave.) offers Korean-Mexican fusion dishes such as “bulgogi” tacos and kimchi quesadillas.
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Hidden Boston
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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NBC Boston
Roxy’s Grilled Cheese (485 Cambridge St.) serves a near-perfect grilled cheese sandwich, and its hand-cut truffle fries are to die for.
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Amelia’s Taqueria
Amelia’s Taqueria (180 Brighton Ave.) is a beloved spot for tacos and burritos.
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Hidden Boston
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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Hidden Boston
Common Ground (83 Harvard Ave.) serves tasty bar food such as an Irish pizza and char-grilled burger.
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Hidden Boston
Described as "Mediterranean-inspired Lebanese fare," Garlic and Lemons (133 Harvard Ave.) has roll-ups, kebabs, shawarma, and vegetarian items.
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Hi B3ar
Hi B3ar serves up Thai ice cream rolls, which are made before your eyes on an ice-cold table top.
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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.
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Punjab Palace
Punjab Palace (109 Brighton Ave.) is known as one of the best Indian restaurants in the city.
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Hidden Boston
Shanghai Gate is an authentic Chinese restaurant. Try the scallion pancakes and stir-fried beef with pickled cabbage.
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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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