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16 Spots for Dirt Cheap Meals, All $5 or Less

These restaurant will fill you up for $5.

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Finding a dirt cheap meal in this city of politico power dining requires careful hunting. Sure, many restaurants pack the crowds for happy hour food specials, but where should money conscious diners go during all those other hours? Eater scoured the city, looked past the side dishes and asked readers for recommendations. This list includes meals from banh mi to breakfast sandwiches for $5 or less.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. A. Litteri, Inc.

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517 Morse St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 544-0184
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2. Banh Mi DC Sandwich

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3103 Graham Rd #C, Falls Church
VA, 22042
(703) 205-9300

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3. Ben's Chili Bowl

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1213 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 667-0909
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4. Bullfrog Bagels

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1341 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

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5. China Boy Noodle Shop

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815 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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6. Copycat Co.

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1110 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 241-1952
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7. DCity Smokehouse

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8 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 733-1919
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8. Duccini's

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1778 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 483-0007
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9. Florida Avenue Grill

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1100 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-1586
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10. Julia's Empanadas

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1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
D.C., 20036
(202) 861-8828
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11. Mama's Kitchen Pizza

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2226 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20020

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12. Meats & Foods

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247 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 505-1384
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13. Naan & Beyond

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1710 L St NW, Washington
D.C., 20036
(202) 466-6404
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14. Pupuseria San Miguel

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3110 Mount Pleasant St NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

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15. The Pretzel Bakery

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340 15th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 450-6067
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16. Tippy's Taco House

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5912 N Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 960-1431
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1. A. Litteri, Inc.

517 Morse St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

[Photo: Facebook]

517 Morse St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

2. Banh Mi DC Sandwich

3103 Graham Rd #C, Falls Church, VA, 22042

[Photo: Julie H/Yelp]

3103 Graham Rd #C, Falls Church
VA, 22042

3. Ben's Chili Bowl

1213 U St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

[Photo: Eater.com]

1213 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

4. Bullfrog Bagels

1341 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

[Photo: Mike D./Yelp]

1341 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

5. China Boy Noodle Shop

815 6th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

[Photo: Quaker W./Yelp]

815 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

6. Copycat Co.

1110 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

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1110 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

7. DCity Smokehouse

8 Florida Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

[Photo: Don C./Yelp]

8 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

8. Duccini's

1778 U St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

[Photo: Bakri J./Yelp ]

1778 U St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

9. Florida Avenue Grill

1100 Florida Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

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1100 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

10. Julia's Empanadas

1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C., 20036

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1221 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
D.C., 20036

11. Mama's Kitchen Pizza

2226 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, D.C. 20020

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2226 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20020

12. Meats & Foods

247 Florida Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

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247 Florida Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

13. Naan & Beyond

1710 L St NW, Washington, D.C., 20036

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1710 L St NW, Washington
D.C., 20036

14. Pupuseria San Miguel

3110 Mount Pleasant St NW, Washington, D.C. 20010

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3110 Mount Pleasant St NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

15. The Pretzel Bakery

340 15th St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

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340 15th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

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16. Tippy's Taco House

5912 N Kings Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22303

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5912 N Kings Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22303

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