You’re on a budget but want to eat… out.

Many friends and family are traveling to New York this week to celebrate their loved ones’ proud moment as they walk on stage to pick up their hard-earned diplomas.  While some will be heading to fancy restaurants around town, others will be introduced to a few good eats around the Columbia University campus that are affordable too.

We have compiled a list of restaurants around campus that are budget friendly for graduate students…. because whether you’re leaving or coming, who doesn’t want reliable suggestions on places to eat.  Here are our top restaurants/delis near campus on a budget. Enjoy the Good Eats!

1. Hamilton Deli (116th/Amsterdam)
o Lewinsky Sandwich – $6.95

2. Milano’s (112th/Broadway)
o Chicken Parmesan Sandwich – $9.50

3. Taqueria La Fonda (107th/Amsterdam)
o Big Chicken Burrito – $8.00

4.  Pour House (109th/Amsterdam)
o Lunch Burger Special – $6.00
o *Make sure to fill out the survey when you pay!

5. Amigos (112th/Broadway)
o Monday Taco Madness: Unlimited Tacos & Sangria – $20.00
o Crazy Quesadilla Tuesday: Unlimited Quesadilla & Margaritas – $20.00

6. The Heights (111th/Broadway)
o Happy Hour Specials: Vegetable Quesadillas – $8.00, Wings – $8.00

7. Thai Market (107th/Amsterdam)
o Lunch Specials – $8.00 (12pm – 3:00 Daily)

8.  Falafel Kart! (115th/Broadway)
o Chicken over Rice – $5.00 (CASH ONLY!)

9. Ajanta (121st/Amsterdam)
o Indian Lunch Specials
o Lamb Curry with Rice – $6.95

10. Koronet (110th/Broadway)
o HUGE Slice of Pizza – $3.95