According to a survey conducted by the LVCVA, 42% of Las Vegas visitors made a point to visit downtown during their trip. Many of those visitors likely chose to spend time on Fremont Street to take advantage of less expensive gambling, drinking, and food compared to the Strip.
We put together a directory of cheap places to eat downtown in an effort to aid budget-conscious guests. After all, taking advantage of an inexpensive breakfast, lunch, or dinner can help stretch the budget for more important activities… like gambling.
For restaurants to qualify for the downtown Vegas cheap eats list, meal options must be available for $10 or less.
Below, is a property by property list of cheap places to eat on Fremont Street.
Cheap Eats at Plaza
Pop Up Pizza: Ranked by this blog as one of the best pizza by the slice spots in all of Vegas, Pop up Pizza offers numerous inexpensive items that range from a basic slice, to more exotic, high-quality options. View the full menu.
Fresh Mexican Grill: The cheapest item on the menu is the $3 Street Tacos, but Fresh Mexican Grill also offers nachos, burritos, and quesadillas at a cheap $8 price point. View the full menu.
Manchu Wok: Offering grab and go Chinese options like Orange Chicken, General Tso Chicken, and other popular options, Manchu is a popular cheap lunch/dinner option Downtown Las Vegas.
Fast Food Chain Options: Plaza also has a Subway and McDonalds for those looking for a quick, cheap bite to eat.
Cheap Eats at Binion’s
Binion’s Cafe: Serving up a basic burger for $6.49, a garden salad for $4.99, and numerous other breakfast, sandwich, burger, and salad options for less than $10, Binon’s cafe qualifies as a cheap place to grab a bite to eat downtown. View the menu here.
Binion’s Deli: Quick, fresh, and most importantly, cheap burgers, salads, sandwiches, and soup are available at Binion’s Deli. Of note, guests looking for a cheap snack can score a $5.99 burger, $4.99 soup or salad, or choose from a number of $9.99 hot sandwiches. View the menu here.
Cheap Eats at Golden Nugget
Chick Fil A: The popular chicken chain has a location at Golden Nugget, however, like other locations nationwide is closed Sundays. Most sandwich options at Chick Fil A cost around $5 and meals can be had for under $10.
Cheap Eats at The D
American Coney Island: With cheap items like a $2.95 Coney Island Hot Dog, $4.50 Chili Cheese Fries, and a $6.75 Gyro Sandwich, Coney Island has what it takes to satisfy your late-night hunger inexpensively. Check out the menu here.
McDonalds: Albeit familiar, and rather unecxiting, there is also a McDonalds at The D.
Cheap Eats at Fremont
Lanai Express: Offering cuisine on demand from a variety of cultural influences, Lanai Express literally has something for everyone. From hot dogs to Chinese, to oxtail soup, Lanai has it. Of note, they offer the last truly .99 cent Shrimp Cocktail in downtown Las Vegas.
Cheap Eats at California
Aloha Specialties: Catering to California’s Hawaiian clientele, Aloha Specialties has an island feel and theme. Attracting guests though is the chance to snag a cheap lunch, dinner, or snack. Popular chicken or beef bowls will run you $5-$7 bucks, while a hamburger or cheeseburger can be had for under $6. Cheap, and quick!
Cheap Eats at El Cortez
Subway: The popular sandwich chain can be found behind the real coin video poker machines near the rear entrance to the casino.
Cheap Eats at Downtown Grand
Pizza Rock: Rated by us as the best slice of pizza in Vegas, slices at Pizza Rock are both substantial in size, and low in price. A deadly combination.
Other Cheap Places to Eat on Fremont Street
International Eatery: Located in Neonopolis, International Eatery is a quick-serve food court with Mexican, Chinese, Mediterranian, and Italian options. All of the food options are cheap, and pretty darn filling for the price. For our money, there isn’t much that beats a Gyro from Doner Kebab.
White Castle: You know it, and you either love it or hate it. Just know, it’s a cheap meal option available on Fremont Street near Neonopolis.
Denny’s: Serving up an assortment of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, Denny’s in Neonopolis is an option for those looking for cheap eats on Fremont Street.
Joy of Hot Dog: A pink food truck which is usually posted up near Evel Pie on Fremont East, Joy of Hot Dog offers an assortment of unique dogs at an inexpensive $8 price point. Options include traditional choices like the “Classic” or “Chi-Town” dog, as well as more adventurous dog offerings. We recommend trying the BLT Dog, which is a bacon wrapped hot dog topped with cheese, diced tomatoes, ranch, and bacon bits. Drinks can be added to any order for $2.
Evel Pie: Slinging some of the best pizza in Las Vegas, guests can order it by the slice for as little as $4 (cheese), or $4.50 (pepperoni). According to us, and we know about this kind of stuff, Evel’s pizza by the slice is the second best in Vegas, bested only by Pizza Rock.
Hopefully we were able to aid you in your hunt for a cheap breakfast, lunch, or dinner downtown Las Vegas. Fremont Street is known for providing a stronger value proposition than that of the Strip, and it shines through in its diversity of cheap food options.