Lunch Deals and Steals
Looking for lunch spots in Burlington that won't break the bank? You've come to the right spot. We have compiled a list of of our favorite places to get lunch for at or under $10!
Know of another great spot? Let us know who's missing.
Burlington Bagel Bakery
Our first lunch deal is Burlington Bagel Bakery at 93 Church Street. While most of their bagel sandwiches and salads are under $10, they have a special soup and buttered bagel deal for only $6! Get any bagel of your choosing with butter and the soup of the day. This deal is perfect for anyone looking for a nice comfort meal on a budget. Burlington Bagel is open 7 days a week, but click the button below for updated hours and info!
Sherpa Kitchen is a Burlington local favorite located at 119 College Street. Their Momos are the perfect mix of Polish pierogi and samosa with loads of different stuffing for a lunch that never disappoints. The rest of their menu is also delicious, with noodle soups and curry under $15. They’re open Monday through Saturday, so give them a visit! Check out the link below for updated hours and info.
City Market Hot Bar
City Market is much more than groceries; it has a great hot bar lunch selection, too! While this one is no secret, it's worth the recognition. The menu rotates weekly, offering a wide range of dishes that have options for those who are vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. City Market is an excellent option for those looking for lots of variety! In a rush? Snag something from the grab-and-go cooler next to the registers! We especially love their grab-and-go sushi ranging from $5 to $15. They’re open 7 days a week at 82 S. Winooski Ave. Click the link below for updated hours and info.
Hong's Chinese Dumplings
Hong's Chinese Dumplings is a Marketplace favorite. Originally a Cart Vendor on Church Street, their permanent storefront is now at 77 Pearl Street. Hong's dumplings are some of the best in town, and luckily for us, you can get a great lunch portion for under $10. You can get four dumplings for $8; our favorites are the crab rangoon dumpling! Click the button below for updated hours and info!
We are always in the mood for Indian food, and if you feel the same, Masala Elaichi is the place for you. They have a great buffet at $12, lunch specials at $9.50 for meat, and $8.50 vegetarian options that are perfect for a meal on a budget. Located at 207 Colchester Ave, just past campus, Masala Elaichi is a must-try! They’re open 7 days a week, but check out the button below for updated info and hours.
Pho Son serves some fantastic Vietnamese street food at 213 College Street. All their Báhn Mi sandwiches are under $11 with a tofu option as well. They also have wonton soup for $7 and pork meatballs skewers for $8. However, if you’re craving pho, you can get a nice big bowl for around $16. Pho Son has loads of options, so if you are craving Vietnamese food, this restaurant is a must-try! They’re open Wednesday through Sunday, but click the link below for updated hours and info.
Kismayo Kitchen has fantastic Somali food at an unbeatable price. You can taste the care and love put into their dishes, making them a great lunch option. Everything on their menu is under $10, with combo meals costing around $12. We recommend their coconut chicken stew and Somali rice. They’re open Wednesday through Sunday at 505 Riverside Ave, but check the button below for updated hours and info!
Ahli Baba's Kabob Shop
Who doesn't like a good kabob for lunch? I know we do, and Ahli Baba's Kabob Shop does not disappoint. Located at 163 Main St, it's a great place to stop for a chicken pita. Most of their menu items run around $8, so this is a lunch steal. They're open 7 days a week, but head to the link below for updated hours.
Kountry Kart Deli
It's no secret the Kountry Kart Deli has some serious sandwiches. Located at 155 Main St, almost everything on their menu is under $10. They have subs, wraps, hotdogs, vegetarian fare, and our personal recommendation: Shiners and Risers. Kountry Kart Deli’s food is a hearty lunch that’ll keep you full for hours. Check out the button below for updated hours. Kountry Kart Deli is open 7 days a week.
Zabby & Elf's Stone Soup
Zabby & Elf's Stone Soup has a warm, veggie-heavy rotation of Jewish dishes in addition to delicious soup and sandwiches. While all Zabby and Elf's dishes are delicious, we are here to highlight the soup. Veggie soups come in at $7.25 for a bowl and $6 for a cup, while their meat-forward soups are $8 for a bowl and $7.25 for a cup. So if you want the best bang for your buck, definitely go for a bowl! Plus, all of their soups come with a side of warm fresh baked bread.
If you're feeling a little daring, mix two soups to see what you can create! Head to 211 College St. today for a heaping bowl of Zabby and Elf's soup! Click the button below for updated store hours.
All these amazing lunch options are making us hungry! It doesn't stop there; Burlington is packed with local restaurants serving tons of delicious cuisines at different price points. To see the complete list of all the dining options in Burlington, click the link below!