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New York Cheap Eats: 53 Restaurants Contestants Visited During The Contest

Where team Eater ate on under $10/day in NYC.

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Eater's first-ever Cheap Eats Week contest has come to a close, though you can catch up on all the glory right here or by scoping #thecontest on Twitter or Instagram. But the fun's not over: We've mapped out the best places visited by Eater contestants during the challenge (skipping over bagel shops, pizza, specials, and dessert). Go forth and try them all for yourself.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Panya Bakery

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8 Stuyvesant St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-1930
The order: Cream pan, $1.95.

2. Sunny & Annie Gourmet Deli

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94 Avenue B
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-3131
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The order: BEC on a roll, $2.99.

3. Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop

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727 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 389-3676
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The order: Strawberry jelly doughnut, $1.10.

4. Little Miss Muffin 'n' Her Stuffin'

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768 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 857-4963
The order: Jerk chicken patty, $2.50.

5. Polish G.I. Delicatessen

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109 1st Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 982-7893
The order: Paczki, $1.25.

6. El Castillo de Jagua

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113 Rivington St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 982-6412
The order: Egg and swiss on whole wheat, $2.50.

7. Cafe Zaiya

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18 E 41st St
New York, NY 10017
(212) 779-0600
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The order: Cream puff/spicy code roe onigiri/hot dog bun, $1.50/$1.95/$2.25.

8. Downtown Bakery

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69 1st Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 254-1757
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The order: Egg and cheese on a roll, $3.

9. Shopsin's General Store

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120 Essex St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 924-5160
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The order: Mac and cheese pancake, $5.

10. Bakeri

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150 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 388-8037
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The order: Ciabatta roll, $1.

11. Fast and Fresh Burrito Deli

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84 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 802-1661
The order: Vegetarian tostada, $3.

12. Happy Star Bakery

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160 E Broadway
New York, NY 10002
(212) 608-8899
The order: Rice noodle with Buddhist, aka "rice noodle batter with a fistful of shredded carrots, baby corn, and several kinds of mushrooms on top." Two orders, one with ham, for $3.50.

13. Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli

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369 Broome St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 219-8341
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The order: Vegetarian banh mi, $4.75.

14. Golden Fried Dumpling

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192 Duffield St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-2836
The order: Five pork and chive dumplings, $1.25.

15. Tamale Lady

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Broadway
New York, NY 10031
The order: Tamales, $1.50 each.

16. Merit Kabab & Dumpling Palace

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37-67 74th St
Woodside, NY
(718) 396-5827
The order: Samosas, $1.25 each.

17. Princessa Bakery

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94 Graham Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206
The order: Cuban sandwich, $6.

18. Sophie's Cuban Cuisine

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401 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065
(212) 382-2226
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The order: Crispy beef pie, $2.19.

19. Woorijip

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12 W 32nd St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 244-1115
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The order: Miso soup and wild rice, $1 each. There's also a 50% off table after 5 p.m.

20. Mama's Empanadas

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76-17 Roosevelt Ave
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(718) 899-8529
The order: Two corn empanadas, $3.35 (but splurge for the guacamole). [Photo]

21. Rainbow Falafel

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26 E 17th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 691-8641
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The order: Fried cauliflower sandwich, $4.75.

22. Xi'an Famous Foods

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14 E 34th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 786-2068
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The order: Spicy cucumber salad and mi pi cold noodle rice noodles, $5.25 each.

23. Mmm...Enfes

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70 W 39th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 827-0801
The order: Upma and dosa, $3.99/$4.50.

24. The Halal Guys

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309 E 14th St
New York, NY 10003
(347) 527-1505
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The order: Small mixed platter over rice, $5.99.

25. Margon

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136 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 354-5013
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The order: Meatless Cuban sandwich aka grilled cheese with avocado, $4.50.

26. La Isla Cuchifritos

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6 Graham Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206
The order: Blood sausage and pig tongue, $1 each.

27. Kati Junction

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200 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 354-5284
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The order: egg kati roll, $3.40.

28. Punjabi Grocery & Deli

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114 E 1st St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 533-3356
The order: Small rice with chickpeas and spinach, $4 (also go for the $2 pistachio kulfi).

29. Yummy Taco

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941 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 349-7731
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The order: Grilled chicken over rice, $5.

30. Kim's Aunt Kitchen Cart

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46th Street
New York, NY
The order: Fried whiting sandwich on wheat pita, $4.50.

31. Mamoun's Falafel

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22 Saint Marks Pl
New York, NY 10003
(212) 387-7747
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The orders: Lentil soup and falafel, $3 and $3.50.

32. Shake Shack

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409 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 307-7590
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The order: Off-menu grilled cheese, $3.

33. Taqueria Izucar

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1503 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(718) 456-0569
The order: Three tacos, $4.50.

34. Prosperity Dumpling

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46 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 343-0683
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The order: 12 pork and chive dumplings ($3), 8 veggie dumplings ($3), shrimp wonton soup ($1.75), plain sesame pancake ($1).

35. Vanessa's Dumpling House

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118 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 625-8008
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The order: Bok choy ($3), sesame pancake ($1), pork and chive dumplings (4 for $1).

36. Oasis

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161 N 7th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 218-7607
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The order: Falafel sandwich, $3.

37. Al-Araf Halal Fried Chicken

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The order: iftar box, $4.99.

38. Rafiqi's Halal Food

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530 5th Ave
New York, NY 10036
The order: Falafel sandwich and chicken over rice, $3/$5.50.

39. Golden Wok

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159 Christopher St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 463-8182
The order: Szechuan-style shrimp, $6.50.

40. La Bahia

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690 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 218-9525
The order: Frijole y queso papusa adn tamal de pollo, $4.

41. Taste of Guilin

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6307 8th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220
The order: Guilin-style cold noodles, Cantonese vegetable stir fry, cured pork with rice noodles.

42. Papaya King

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3 Saint Marks Pl
New York, NY 10003
(646) 692-8482
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The order: Veggie dog, $4.

43. Sheng Wang

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27 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 925-0805
The order: Peel noodles, fried dumplings, beef soup, noodles stir-fried with duck, $20.50 total.

44. Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

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198 Grand St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 941-1541
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The order: Vegetarian banh mi, $3.50 (add meat for $1).

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45. The Golden Krust Palace

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The order: Two jerk patties (chicken and beef) and coco bread, $6.23 total.

46. Taqueria El Mezcal

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3910 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 768-2846
The order: Pig ear tacos, $1.50 each.

47. Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine

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118 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 343-3905
The order: Wheat noodles in peanut sauce, $2.

[Photo: Sam Kim]

48. Lhasa Fast Food

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37-50 74th St
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
(401) 222-0136
The order: Soup with hand-pulled noodles, $6.

[Photo: Sam Kim]