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Atlanta Cheap Eats 2015: Best New Cheap Restaurants Map

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It's Cheap Eats Week here at Eater, and we're celebrating all things food and drink that won't break the bank. Atlanta has many old standards for an inexpensive bite, but there are several new options, as well. Here now, 11 of the best new cheap restaurants in town.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Ah-Ma's Taiwanese Kitchen

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931 Monroe Dr NE Ste A108
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 549-9848
There might be a wait, but it's worth it. Serving a variety of bao (steamed buns) and other authentic dishes, the small Midtown restaurant is often packed. [Photo: Ah-Ma's/Facebook]

2. Amélie's

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840 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 921-0276
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The Charlotte-based bakery opened in Westside last summer. Coffee options are from Magnolia and locally roasted Rev, and the menu includes French pastries, desserts, soups, salads, and sandwiches.

3. bartaco

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3802 Roswell Rd NE Ste E
Atlanta, GA 30342
(678) 871-8226
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Bartaco opened a Westside outpost last July, and then followed with a location adjacent to Chastain Park in March. With tacos, tamales, rice bowls, and more, nothing on the menu costs more than $10.

4. Dish Dive

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2233 College Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 957-7918
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The modern American cuisine at this tiny Kirkwood restaurant is reasonably priced, and with no bar, BYOB service helps to keep the tab low.

5. Elmyriachi

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1950 Hosea L Williams Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(678) 705-9902
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The sister restaurant to Little Five Points burrito dive Elmyr opened a little over a year ago. It may be more grown up, but all of the Tex-Mex fare is priced under $10.

6. Gusto! Wood Fired Grill

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1935 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 352-4157
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From former NFL quarterback Nate Hybl, Gusto follows the build-your-own, fast-casual, health-food trend. Dishes can be ordered as toppings for green salads or grains, or as a sandwich or wrap.

7. Masti Fun Indian Street Eats

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2945 N Druid Hills Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
In addition to Indian street food, Masti offers a unique take on burgers, hot dogs, tacos, and more.

8. O4W Pizza

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660 Irwin St NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(678) 515-3388
The Irwin Street Market pizzeria has quickly become a big hit. It's one of Atlanta's best options for pizza by the slice.

9. Proof Bakeshop

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100 Hurt St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
The Inman Park bakery from the Cakes & Ale team serves breakfast and lunch items, in addition to the solid pastries and breads.

10. Shake Shack

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3035 Peachtree Rd NE Ste A146
Atlanta, GA 30305
(470) 809-9201
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Yes, Shake Shack is on this list. Some locals may think it's overrated, but diehard fans of the New York-based burger restaurant are unwavering in their love.

11. Mamak Malaysian Kitchen

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5150 Buford Hwy NE Ste A170
Doraville, GA 30340
(678) 395-3192
Mamak is a fine Buford Highway addition, offering an expansive menu of authentic Malaysian dishes. Many items range from $7 to $10, and the more expensive entrees top out around $15 or $16.

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1. Ah-Ma's Taiwanese Kitchen

931 Monroe Dr NE Ste A108, Atlanta, GA 30308
There might be a wait, but it's worth it. Serving a variety of bao (steamed buns) and other authentic dishes, the small Midtown restaurant is often packed. [Photo: Ah-Ma's/Facebook]
931 Monroe Dr NE Ste A108
Atlanta, GA 30308

2. Amélie's

840 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
The Charlotte-based bakery opened in Westside last summer. Coffee options are from Magnolia and locally roasted Rev, and the menu includes French pastries, desserts, soups, salads, and sandwiches.
840 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. bartaco

3802 Roswell Rd NE Ste E, Atlanta, GA 30342
Bartaco opened a Westside outpost last July, and then followed with a location adjacent to Chastain Park in March. With tacos, tamales, rice bowls, and more, nothing on the menu costs more than $10.
3802 Roswell Rd NE Ste E
Atlanta, GA 30342

4. Dish Dive

2233 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
The modern American cuisine at this tiny Kirkwood restaurant is reasonably priced, and with no bar, BYOB service helps to keep the tab low.
2233 College Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

5. Elmyriachi

1950 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
The sister restaurant to Little Five Points burrito dive Elmyr opened a little over a year ago. It may be more grown up, but all of the Tex-Mex fare is priced under $10.
1950 Hosea L Williams Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

6. Gusto! Wood Fired Grill

1935 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
From former NFL quarterback Nate Hybl, Gusto follows the build-your-own, fast-casual, health-food trend. Dishes can be ordered as toppings for green salads or grains, or as a sandwich or wrap.
1935 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

7. Masti Fun Indian Street Eats

2945 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
In addition to Indian street food, Masti offers a unique take on burgers, hot dogs, tacos, and more.
2945 N Druid Hills Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

8. O4W Pizza

660 Irwin St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
The Irwin Street Market pizzeria has quickly become a big hit. It's one of Atlanta's best options for pizza by the slice.
660 Irwin St NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

9. Proof Bakeshop

100 Hurt St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
The Inman Park bakery from the Cakes & Ale team serves breakfast and lunch items, in addition to the solid pastries and breads.
100 Hurt St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

10. Shake Shack

3035 Peachtree Rd NE Ste A146, Atlanta, GA 30305
Yes, Shake Shack is on this list. Some locals may think it's overrated, but diehard fans of the New York-based burger restaurant are unwavering in their love.
3035 Peachtree Rd NE Ste A146
Atlanta, GA 30305

11. Mamak Malaysian Kitchen

5150 Buford Hwy NE Ste A170, Doraville, GA 30340
Mamak is a fine Buford Highway addition, offering an expansive menu of authentic Malaysian dishes. Many items range from $7 to $10, and the more expensive entrees top out around $15 or $16.
5150 Buford Hwy NE Ste A170
Doraville, GA 30340

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