Highest-rated cheap eats in Syracuse, according to Tripadvisor

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June 3, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Syracuse, 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 Syracuse that are listed as “cheap eats” on Tripadvisor. 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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#23. Nikos Pasta Pizza & Deli

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (12 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 135 E Water St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1119
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#22. Jim's Fish Fry

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood
- Address: 1248 Wolf St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1347
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#21. Di Lauro's Bakery & Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 502 E Division St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2632
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#20. Empire Buffet

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (60 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 3179 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13214
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#19. Soup R Salads

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Soups
- Address: 308 S Warren St, Syracuse, NY 13202-2008
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#18. Nick's Tomato Pie Incorporated

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 109 Walton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1224
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#17. Byblos Mediterranean Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Address: 223 N Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1003
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#16. Fair Deli Mart

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Deli
- Address: 757 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209-1317
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#15. Johnny Mac's Pizzeria & Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 894 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209-1316
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#14. Pies Guys Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 3333 Milton Ave, Syracuse, NY 13219-1235
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#13. Varsity Coffee Shop

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 802 S Crouse Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210-1715
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#12. Shifty's Bar and Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1401 Burnet Ave, Syracuse, NY 13206-3520
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#11. Denny's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 103 Elwood Davis Road, Syracuse, NY 13212
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#10. The Gem

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 832 Spencer St, Syracuse, NY 13204-1242
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#9. Wegmans Market Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 4722 Onondaga Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13219-3304
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#8. Paladino's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: Northern Lights Shopping Ctr, Syracuse, NY 13212
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#7. Suzi's Lakeland Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 764 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209-1314
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#6. The Market Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (95 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2100 Park St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1072
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#5. Gem Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 832 Spencer St, Syracuse, NY 13204-1242
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#4. Julie's Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 3800 Brewerton Rd Ste 3, Syracuse, NY 13212-3761
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#3. Denny's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (158 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 6591 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY 13206
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#2. Mother's Cupboard Fish Fry

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
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#1. Stella's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (603 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: 110 Wolf St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1027
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