How many times a week do you say out loud "I have no money"? Probably way too much, and that should not be a reason to not have fun. Fun meaning going out to eat, because obviously. 

Unless you know the tricks off the city, it's impossible to know where to go when you're on a budget. Maybe you're struggling to find this months rent but it's your BFFs birthday and you want to treat her. Or maybe you just deserve to eat something other than tuna and rice as a meal. You do, you really do. 

I mean, you could do a ton of research, but I'd rather do that for you. Most of these are full meals, but some are delicious snacks when you don't want to pay $17 for a cute ice cream cone for Instagram. Or rather than spending $5 on a shot, use it for a delicious breakfast that will fill you up for part of the day. You can do a lot more with $5 than you think, my friends. 

So if you're a broke babe like the rest of us, then let me show you all the ways to enjoy your foodie lifestyle without breaking the bank. 

Eat for $5

Eat for $10

Eat for $15

To Eat For $5, Click "Next"


Eat for $5 at... 

via @roughchopottawa

White Horse Restaurant // 294 Tremblay Rd

What to get: 2 egg breakfast with bacon ham or sausage, homefries, coffee or tea, and toast or pita. 


via @bytown.bites

Bread & Sons Bakery // 195 Bank St

What to get: A delicious slice of pizza, your choice of toppings and can be made vegan 


via @girlswithforks

El Furniture Warehouse // 77 Clarence Street

What to get: Everything on the menu is $4.95!


via @dhoinkx

BeaverTails // 69 George Street

What to get: Cinnamon sugar BeaverTail 


via @pattybolands

Patty Boland's // 101 Clarence St

What to get: On Mondays, wings are 35 cents each. 

To Eat For $10, Click "Next"


Eat for $10 at... 

via @rich_rhea_onelove

The Barley Mow // Multiple Locations

What to get: $10 fish and chips on Mondays, $10 tacos and apps on Tuesdays, $10 burgers on Wednesdays, $10 wraps and sandwiches on Thursdays


via @rd.food

Corazon De Maiz // 55 Byward Market Square

What to get: Medium burrito for $8, large burrito for $9


via @rich_rhea_onelove

Co Cham // 780 Somerset St W

What to get: Everything on the menu is under $10


via @bryanphotovideo

Hintonburger // 1066 Somerset St W

What to get: Combo #4, combo #9, combo #12, combo #13, 


via @simplysassygirl

Take Another Bite // 1135 Mill Street

What to get: Everything on the menu is under $10!

To Eat For $15, Click "Next"


Eat for $15 at... 

via @a_killerb

Summerhays Grill // 1971 Baseline Rd

What to get: Salmon eggs Benedict


via @edno__

Cozmos Souvlaki // 196 Greenbank Rd

What to get: Two stick platter with rice, potatoes, Greek salad, homemade tzatziki, and pita bread


via @kimeatsottawa

Shafali Indian Restaurant // Multiple Locations 

What to get: Butter chicken, lamb curry


via @thewellingtondiner

The Wellington Diner // 1385 Wellington St W

What to get: Pesto chicken mac and cheese, primavera mac and cheese, carbonara, straight up mac and cheese


via @shannonlaura_

La Belle Verte // 166 Eddy St

What to get: Raw burger and soup or salad

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