Highest-rated cheap eats in Lansing, according to Tripadvisor

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January 3, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Lansing, 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 the 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 Lansing that are listed as “cheap eats” on Tripadvisor. 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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#27. Chen's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 600 E Thomas St, Lansing, MI 48906-4150
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#26. Green Dot Stables

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 410 S Clippert St, Lansing, MI 48912-4607
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#25. Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 307 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933-2114
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#24. Empire Szechuan

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 115 S Washington Sq, Lansing, MI 48933-1703
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#23. Moriarty's Pub

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Irish, Pub
- Address: 802 E Michigan Ave 48912, Lansing, MI 48912-1416
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#22. Old Town Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 516 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-4419
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#21. Sparty's Coney Island Frandor

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Address: 300 N Clippert St, Lansing, MI 48912-4691
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#20. Leroy's Classic Bar and Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pub
- Address: 1526 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48910-1507
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#19. World Buffet and Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 5002 W Saginaw Hwy Ste 3, Lansing, MI 48917-2659
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#18. Jersey Giant Submarines

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Deli
- Address: 3019 E Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48912-4709
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#17. New Aladdin's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese
- Address: 300 N Clippert St, Lansing, MI 48912-4691
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#16. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 300 N Clippert St # 19, Lansing, MI 48912-4691
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#15. Dan's Coney Island

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 5600 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48911-4014
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#14. Asia's Finest

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 6445 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48911-5992
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#13. Huapei Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 401 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910-9135
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#12. Capital City BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, Asian
- Address: 1026 West Saginaw Street, Lansing, MI 48915
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#11. Fleetwood Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (94 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2211 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48910-3131
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#10. EagleMonk Pub and Brewery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Pizza
- Address: 4906 W Mount Hope Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-9588
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#9. VEG-N

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 902 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
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#8. Grand Traverse Pie Co.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 200 S Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933-1810
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#7. dagwoods tavern and grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (57 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2803 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48912-3924
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#6. Zeus' Coney Island

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (126 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Greek
- Address: 6525 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48911-5966
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#5. Good Truckin Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1107 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910-1648
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#4. Pablo's Old Town

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 311 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-4416
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#3. Choupli Wood-Fired Kabob

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Turkish, Mediterranean
- Address: 4411 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2702
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#2. Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Address: 3308 S Cedar St Ste 3, Lansing, MI 48910-6415
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#1. Fidler's On The Grand

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (149 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 4805 N Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-2539
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