Highest-rated cheap eats in Phoenix, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Phoenix, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Phoenix that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Los Reyes De La Torta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (65 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 9230 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020
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#29. Short Leash Hot Dogs

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (86 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 4221 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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#28. Novel Ice Cream

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1028 Grand Ave #6, Phoenix, AZ 85007
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#27. Los Taquitos

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (182 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 4747 E Elliot Rd Ste 17, Phoenix, AZ 85044-1627
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#26. Maria's Frybread and Mexican Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 4041 E Thomas Rd Ste 124, Phoenix, AZ 85018-7527
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#25. Joe's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 4515 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
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#24. Carly's Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 128 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1941
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#23. The Joy Bus Diner

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 3375 E. Shea Boulevard C1, Phoenix, AZ 85028
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#22. Sweet Republic

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 6054 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016-1802
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#21. The Stand Arcadia Burger Shoppe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 3538 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-5115
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#20. Rosita's Place

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (123 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 2310 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006-2452
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#19. Lacuna Kava Bar

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 821 N 3rd St Suite 12, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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#18. Da Vang

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 4538 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015-4117
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#17. Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (114 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 7th & Osborn 3313 N. 7th st., Phoenix, AZ 85014
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#16. Stumpy's Pizza & Subs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 1331 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020-4276
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#15. 5 & Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (187 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 5220 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016
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#14. In-N-Out Burger

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 34850 N North Valley Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85086-3252
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#13. Mi Patio Mexican Food

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 3347 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-4108
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#12. Los Reyes De La Torta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (133 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 4333 W Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85031-2916
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#11. Paradise Valley Burger Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (184 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 4001 E Bell Rd Ste 102, Phoenix, AZ 85032-2242
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#10. In-N-Out Burger

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050-4206
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#9. Two Hippies Beach House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 501 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012-1615
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#8. Desert Donuts

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 3134 W Carefree Hwy Suite A-10, Phoenix, AZ 85086-4003
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#7. Churn

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (131 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 5223 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
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#6. The Original Carolina's Mexican Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (289 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 1202 E Mohave St, Phoenix, AZ 85034-5238
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#5. Fry Bread House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Native American
- Address: 4545 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85014-4811
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#4. In-N-Out Burger

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 19407 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85027
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#3. Chino Bandido

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (402 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 310 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023-3503
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#2. Scramble, a Breakfast & Lunch Joint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Southwestern
- Address: 9832 N 7th St Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85020
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#1. Frost A Gelato Shoppe

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (136 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 2502 E Camelback Rd Biltmore Shopping Center, Suite 136, Phoenix, AZ 85016-4254
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