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Seattle’s Best Restaurants for Cheap Eats

Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.

By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion June 11, 2012 Published in the July 2012 issue of Seattle Met

Food styling by Jean Galton

We got the heartburn and the Lipitor; you get the benefit of our yearlong research binge.

The Seattle area is overflowing with cheap eats—youth culture plus ethnic diversity plus food obsession equals a tightwad’s buffet—and we are the first to declare that this list is but the tip of a freakishly large iceberg. Everyone defines “cheap” differently, and we went with joints that cost under about $15 per person. Mostly way under. Lucky you’ve got us to tell you, urp, where.

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