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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.

Sunny & Annie Gourmet Deli

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The order: BEC on a roll, $2.99.

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop

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The order: Strawberry jelly doughnut, $1.10.

El Castillo de Jagua

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The order: Egg and swiss on whole wheat, $2.50.

Panya Bakery

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The order: Cream pan, $1.95.

Little Miss Muffin 'n' Her Stuffin'

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The order: Jerk chicken patty, $2.50.

Downtown Bakery

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The order: Egg and cheese on a roll, $3.

Polish G.I. Delicatessen

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The order: Paczki, $1.25.

Cafe Zaiya

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The order: Cream puff/spicy code roe onigiri/hot dog bun, $1.50/$1.95/$2.25.

Shopsin's General Store

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The order: Mac and cheese pancake, $5.

The order: Ciabatta roll, $1.

Fast and Fresh Burrito Deli

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The order: Vegetarian tostada, $3.

Happy Star Bakery

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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.

Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich Deli

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The order: Vegetarian banh mi, $4.75.

Golden Fried Dumpling

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The order: Five pork and chive dumplings, $1.25.

Tamale Lady

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The order: Tamales, $1.50 each.

Merit Kabab & Dumpling Palace

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The order: Samosas, $1.25 each.

Princessa Bakery

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The order: Cuban sandwich, $6.

Sophie's Cuban Cuisine

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The order: Crispy beef pie, $2.19.

Woorijip

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The order: Miso soup and wild rice, $1 each. There's also a 50% off table after 5 p.m.

Mama's Empanadas

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The order: Two corn empanadas, $3.35 (but splurge for the guacamole). [Photo]

Rainbow Falafel

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The order: Fried cauliflower sandwich, $4.75.

Xi'an Famous Foods

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The order: Spicy cucumber salad and mi pi cold noodle rice noodles, $5.25 each.

Mmm...Enfes

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The order: Upma and dosa, $3.99/$4.50.

The Halal Guys

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The order: Small mixed platter over rice, $5.99.

The order: Meatless Cuban sandwich aka grilled cheese with avocado, $4.50.

La Isla Cuchifritos

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The order: Blood sausage and pig tongue, $1 each.

Mei Li Wah

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The order: A pork bun and a famous bun, $1 each.[Photo: Sam Kim]

Kati Junction

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The order: egg kati roll, $3.40.

Punjabi Grocery & Deli

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The order: Small rice with chickpeas and spinach, $4 (also go for the $2 pistachio kulfi).

Yummy Taco

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The order: Grilled chicken over rice, $5.

Kim's Aunt Kitchen Cart

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The order: Fried whiting sandwich on wheat pita, $4.50.

Mamoun's Falafel

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The orders: Lentil soup and falafel, $3 and $3.50.

Shake Shack

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The order: Off-menu grilled cheese, $3.

Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

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The order: Vegetarian banh mi, $3.50 (add meat for $1).

[Photo: Pablo Douzoglou]

Taqueria Izucar

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The order: Three tacos, $4.50.

The Golden Krust Palace

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

Prosperity Dumpling

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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).

Vanessa's Dumpling House

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The order: Bok choy ($3), sesame pancake ($1), pork and chive dumplings (4 for $1).

The order: Falafel sandwich, $3.

Al-Araf Halal Fried Chicken

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The order: iftar box, $4.99.

Taqueria El Mezcal

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The order: Pig ear tacos, $1.50 each.

Rafiqi's Halal Food

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The order: Falafel sandwich and chicken over rice, $3/$5.50.

Golden Wok

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The order: Szechuan-style shrimp, $6.50.

La Bahia

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The order: Frijole y queso papusa adn tamal de pollo, $4.

Taste of Guilin

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The order: Guilin-style cold noodles, Cantonese vegetable stir fry, cured pork with rice noodles.

Papaya King

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The order: Veggie dog, $4.