Highest-rated cheap eats in Salt Lake City, according to Tripadvisor

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May 4, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Salt Lake City, 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 Salt Lake City 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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#30. Cafe Anh Hong

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 1465 S State St Ste 12, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-6121
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#29. Rumbi Island Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean
- Address: 358 S 700 E Ste E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102-2164
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#28. Wriggles

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123-4680
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#27. Curry in a Hurry

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian
- Address: 2020 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-2314
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#26. Charlie Chow's Dragon Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (62 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Chinese
- Address: 255 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2810
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#25. Nico's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 1458 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3153
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#24. The Habit Burger Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 2121 S McClelland Street, Suite # 101, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
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#23. Carl's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2336 E 7000 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121-3339
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#22. Laan Na Thai Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Address: 336 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1739
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#21. Grove Market and Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Address: 1906 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-2006
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#20. Dee's Family Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2104 S 700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106-1834
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#19. Murphy's Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Irish
- Address: 160 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1602
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#18. All Chay

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 1264 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-2670
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#17. Tony Burgers

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 613 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102-2865
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#16. Cottonwood Heights Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2577 E Bengal Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121-5102
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#15. Cafe Shambala

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Tibetan
- Address: 382 E 4th Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-2676
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#14. Mo' Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Polynesian, Hawaiian
- Address: 335 W 1830 S Ste E, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
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#13. My Thai

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Address: 1425 S 300 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-5103
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#12. Denny's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (140 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 250 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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#11. O'Falafel Etc.

- 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: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
- Address: 790 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106-2585
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#10. Sunny's Bistro

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (103 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 2333 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-2915
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#9. Cotton Bottom Inn

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2820 E 6200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121-2320
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#8. Over the Counter Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2343 E 3300 S Ste 2, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2762
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#7. Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (275 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 3215 3300 S Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
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#6. Hires Big H

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (98 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 425 S 700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102-2805
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#5. Chunga's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 180 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1126
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#4. Penny Ann's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (260 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 1810 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-2041
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#3. Oh Mai Sandwich Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (267 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 3425 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-4528
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#2. Siegfried's Delicatesan

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (282 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: German, European
- Address: 20 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1603
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#1. The Park Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (441 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 604 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-1113
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