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The Best Cheap Eats in Perth For Your Next Frugal Fix

These excellent cheap eats in Perth prove that your next delicious meal out doesn't have to break the bank.

Qins Lanzhou Beef Noodles

When the mood calls for something cheap and cheerful (but always delicious), Perth delivers.

From no-frills restaurants and quick bites to hidden gems tucked in laneways, there really is no shortage of tasty, budget-friendly eats on offer. 

The only question you need to ask yourself is - which one of these best cheap eats in Perth will you check out first? 

The Best Cheap Eats: Perth CBD

Qins Lanzhou Beef Noodles

Qins Lanzhou Beef Noodles

Noodle cravings hitting hard? Qin's Lanzhou Beef Noodles has you covered with their irresistible hand-pulled noodles. These fresh, authentic noodles are a must-try for anyone looking for a satisfying meal without breaking the bank.

Qin's offers authentic Lanzhou beef noodles that deliver big on both quality and flavour. Their special dry noodles with braised beef chunks is a crowd favourite and we sure know why. The rich broth, tender beef, and perfectly crafted noodles come together to create a culinary experience that’s hard to beat. 

Whether you're in the heart of Perth or in East Victoria Park, head over to Qin's Lanzhou Beef Noodles for a delicious and affordable meal. It's one of our favourite cheap eats in Perth. 

Sitchu Tip: Order a round of their handmade pork and cabbage dumplings, too. 

139 Newcastle Street, Northbridge 

873 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park

Takas Kitchen (Image Credit: IG @perth_gram)

Takas Kitchen

Serving some of Perth’s cheapest Japanese (we’re talking hardly anything over $10), the CBD’s Taka’s Kitchen tops our list. The meals - mostly sushi and rice bowls - are consistently fresh and delicious, so it’s no wonder both restaurants are super-popular with the work lunch crowd (and everyone else). There are tons of supplied sauces and condiments to add to your meal, and most come with a free miso soup. 

150-152 Barrack Street, Perth

Toastface Grillah

Toastface Grillah

Tucked away in Wolf Lane, Toastface Grillah is heaven for toastie lovers. Their menu features a variety of creative toasties, from classics ($5) to more inventive combinations that grill for around $12. If you’re not thrilled by toasties, you can grab a cup of soup, loaded fries or even hot buttered toast. It really is the perfect spot for a quick, satisfying bite.

7/329 Murray Street, Perth

179 William Street, Northbridge WA

23 Hastings Street, Scarborough, Perth 



Known across Perth for their OG food truck serving fresh, handcrafted bao buns with all-natural fillings from across the world, Baolicious has opened their first ever shopfront in Raine Square cafe court. Serving the most delicious and fresh, handcrafted bao, pop in for a quick and yum lunch.

Raine Square Tower 1, William Street, Perth

Viet Hoa

Viet Hoa

Keen for a comforting meal that take a hit to your wallet? Viet Hoa is the answer. This no-frills Northbridge dining space is as cheap-and-cheerful as it gets, with a bumper menu full of tasty Vietnamese dishes, from noodle soups to fresh salads and huge plates of shaking beef. The family-run restaurant is BYO and kid-friendly too. 

1/349 William Street, Perth

Authentic Bites Dumpling House

Authentic Bites Dumpling House

This is one of those iconic cheap eats in Perth destinations that all locals know about. Authentic Bites Dumpling House has a line out the door almost every day - and for good reason! Not only is the menu stacked with below $20 items, you can also indulge in dumplings of almost any kind here - and they're very good! Try the signature soup dumplings (xiao long bao) and wontons and wash them all down with a refreshing beer. Authentic Chinese flavours, fresh ingredients and relaxed vibes (all at an agreeable price point) equals a satisfying mid-week or late-night meal for all. 

3/145 Newcastle Street, Perth

Shop9/77 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Shop FC020406 West Deck Ground Floor, Karrinyup Shopping Centre, 200 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup 

The Best Cheap Eats: Perth

$12 Burgers at Back Bar at Hylin

Back Bar at Hylin

$12 parmi, anyone? The team at Back Bar at Hylin know what they're doing; a place to pop by after work for a casual drink, but also to vibe with friends over $12 parmies come Wednesday night, $12 burgers on Thursdays, and $15 steak sangas every Friday. It's an undeniably big draw for locals seeking great value and delicious bites. 

enter via rear of Hylin, 178 Railway Parade, West Leederville

Hancookwan Korean BBQ Buffet (Image Credit: IG @mintsoven)

Hancookwan Korean BBQ Buffet

Just $42 per head gets you all-you-can-eat bulgogi beef, mouthwatering pork, chicken, prawns and loads of other meat varieties at Hancookwan Korean BBQ Buffet. And that's not all – they throw in a bunch of delicious Korean sides like dumplings, chicken wings, kimchi pancakes and salads. There’s also a dessert station included in the price. It's an amazing deal for a feast you won't soon forget. 

1/113 High Road, Willetton



Think soft brioche buns filled with fluffy scrambled eggs, crispy hashbrowns and other delightful fillings. Eggspot is all about classic, simple and fresh ingredients that hit the spot like nothing else. From their classic egg sandwiches to gourmet burgers, as well as a good selection of sides and of course, excellent coffee - this is the perfect spot for a quick and super-delish breakfast or lunch treat - and a must for great cheap eats in Perth. 

40/10 Angove Street, North Perth

Fremantle Markets

Pinchos Bar de Tapas

Pinchos Bar de Tapas

With classic tapas plates starting from just $2, Leederville’s Pinchos is the perfect choice for upmarket vibes on a budget. Tick off the dishes you want on the menu and let a steady flow of tapas goodness arrive at your table. These magically delicious cheap eats in Perth are best enjoyed over a glass of wine from their extensive wine list. 

112-124 Oxford Street, Leederville 

Now you know where to find some of the best cheap eats in Perth, why not check out our list of Perth’s best bakeries for a sweet treat, or indulge in a tipple or two at these always fun Fremantle bars

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