15 must-try cheap eats under $10 in Huntsville

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Have you had any of these dishes? (Rosie’s)

Dining on a budget? We got you covered, Huntsville. Keep reading to get the dish on eats under $10 in the Rocket City.

1. The Cozy Cow

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Don’t sleep on their veggie burger, too! (The Cozy Cow)

If you haven’t made your way to Cozy Cow, then you’re missing out! Next time you’re downtown visiting Big Spring Park, stop by The Cozy Cow for a Cowliforia Club, a turkey, avocado and bacon masterpiece.

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2. Sam & Greg’s Pizzeria

What’s on tap? (Sam & Greg’s)

Not only are the vibes here super chill, but you can also build your own personal pizza for $6.95. The price of the toppings you chose varies, but you’re still getting a great price.

3. Tender’s

All the way from the Loveliest Villiage on the Plains, Tender’s has touched down in the Rocket City. This Auburn fave offers a whole tender plate with 4 chicken tenders, fries, Texas toast and slaw for less than $10. Take that Big Zax Snack!

4. China Sun

Every person who’s traveled down Bailey Cove Road knows that China Sun is where it’s at when it comes to tasty and affordable food. Their lunch specials are just under $6 and can feed multiple hungry people.

5. Hops & Guac

$2 Tuesdays! (Hops & Guac)

Taco lovers, this one is for you! At Hops & Guac, you can get their Carnitas Taco for $4. Don’t forget to add a mango Mexican soda for $3!

6. Rosie’s

Yum! (Rosie’s)

Whether you prefer Little Rosie’s or Big Rosies, you can still grab a tasty bite to eat for under $10. Might I suggest a Rosiechanga A La Carte for $4.40?

7. Big Papa Gyro

All this for under $10! (Big Papa Gyro)

A lamb and beef gyro doesn’t have to be expensive. Grab the best gyro under $10 you’ll probably ever eat at Big Papa Gyro.

8. Miyako Restaurant

Dragon-shaped sushi? Count me in! (Miyako)

Miyako is THE place in Huntsville for sushi. For under $10, you can grab their Philadephia Roll—think cream cheese and smoked salmon. If you’re not a huge fan of sushi, get their bento (lunch box) special for $9.50.

9. Bandito Burrito

You can get an entire beef burrito dinner for only $7.59 at Bandito Burrito. This might be your next go-to Mexican restaurant in HSV.

10. Stanlieos

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A classic. (Stanlieos)

For your sandwich cravings, stop by Stanlieos for a meatball sub under $10. You won’t be disappointed because they never miss.

  • Price: $5.75
  • Location: 602 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801 | 605 Jordan Lane NW, Huntsville, AL 35816
  • Hours: (Governors) Sunday-Saturday 10AM-7PM | (Jordan Ln) Sunday-Saturday 10AM-9PM
  • Website | Facebook

11. Big Bowl Thai Cusine

For Thai, you’ll want to visit Big Bowl. Try their classic dish, Pad Thai made with thin rice noodles and tamarind sauce. It’s simply delicious.

12. Toy Box Bistro

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Needless to say, I’m obsessed. (Toy Box)

If you have never tried Poutine, this is your sign to do so. The cheesy and gravy combo on fries is a match made in heaven.

13. Chuck Wagon Texas BBQ


Get a regular pork sandwich for $5.99. Yes, that’s right and to make it a full meal it only costs $2.99. What’s better than affordable Texas BBQ right here in North Alabama?

BONUS: 15 of the most delicious barbecue spots in Huntsville

14. Straight to Ale’s Kitchen

Get in my belly! (Straight to Ale)

Since Straight to Ale is one of Huntsville’s classic breweries, you’ve most likely had their craft beer. But have you tried anything from their kitchen? We recommend the beer nachos. Be careful they’re spicy!

15. Bubby’s Diner

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Their french toast is under $10, too. (Bubby’s Diner)

We didn’t forget the classic Bubby’s burger. For $4.95 you can get a grilled glazed doughnut bun with beef, bacon and cheese. Who doesn’t love sweet and salty?

What’s your fave spot to get a meal under $10? Let us know by tagging us @hvilleblast.

Summer Guffey
Summer Guffey

Lover of Weiss Lake in the summertime and camping at Cheaha in the autumn.

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