Indiana Food & Dining February 28, 2022
by Tori Jane 8 Exceptional Indiana Restaurants To Try When You’re Dining Out On A Budget
It’s a pretty common situation to find yourself in: you’re hungry, you don’t feel like cooking, and you want something delicious. However, you’re also on a budget, so fancy-schmancy steakhouses with four-star menus are
off the table (see what we did there?) for now. Well, no worries there, because you’re in luck: as it turns out, the Hoosier State is filled to the brim with awesome, affordable restaurants where you can get generous portions of ridiculously delicious food for (way) less than the more upscale spots around the state. Here are eight affordable restaurants in Indiana that’ll leave you wanting more time and time again:
1. His Place Eatery, Indianapolis
6916 E 30th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219, USA
2. Piada Italian Street Food, Carmel
THIS one is a DOOZY. Not only is it ridiculously affordable, it's also ridiculously flavorful, with all the taste and deliciousness packed into this little hole in the wall that you would expect from, say, a major chain restaurant or fancier, more expensive date-night spot. Forget the pricey alternatives - Piada is where you go for an affordable (and amazing) date night dinner.
Visit the official website
for menu, hours, and more!
1380 S Rangeline Rd, Carmel, IN 46032, USA
3. Boss Man Tacos, Highland
Lovers of top-notch Mexican street tacos have reason to celebrate right about now: Boss Man Tacos, tucked away in Highland, will be your new favorite #TacoTuesday destination from the moment you take your first bite. Enjoy a vibrant menu filled with flavor and, of course, excellent value. It doesn't matter which tacos you try - they're all delicious!
Visit the official Boss Man Tacos website
for the menu, hours, and latest news.
8845 Indianapolis Blvd, Highland, IN 46322, USA
4. The Wheel Family Restaurant, Hammond
Breakfast lovers: this one is for you! For the best country breakfast you've ever eaten, wander out to Hammond and check out The Wheel. It's famous among locals for its huge portions, to-die-for down-home flavor, and friendly atmosphere. Who needs chain breakfast restaurants when we have this little gem right in our backyard?
Make sure to visit the official website for the menu
and all the latest hours and specials info.
7430 Indianapolis Blvd, Hammond, IN 46324, USA
5. The Commander Restaurant, Munster
What list of awesome nosh spots would be complete without some good old-fashioned Greek? Serving up some of the best lemon rice soup outside of Greece itself, The Commander is the perfect spot for when you're bored of typical burgers and fries and need a little more out of your meal time.
The official Facebook page
has ongoing menu, specials, and more being posted daily.
745 Ridge Rd, Munster, IN 46321, USA
6. Saigon Noodle House, Merrillville
Are you a pho-real fan of noodles and all the deliciousness contained therein? If so, Saigon Noodle House is going to be your new favorite place to go at least once a week (at LEAST). We're pretty sure there are very few, if any, better places to get delicious, authentic noodle dishes than Saigon. When it comes to affordable restaurants in Indiana that are a little more than just your average comfort food, you'll want to add Saigon Noodle House (okay, and the other places in this article) to your to-do list ASAP.
You can find a menu and more on the official website.
Saigon Noodle House, 1515 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410, USA
7. Lincoln Carry Outs, Hobart
Lovers of hot dogs, sandwiches, and quick-and-easy meal options, this one is all for you! Lincoln Carry Outs specializes in some of the tastiest, most classic foods of all. Craving a Chicago-style dog but not quite feeling up to wandering over there to get one? No worries; Lincoln Carry Outs has your back on that one.
The official website
is home to a menu and the most up-to-date hours. Bring your appetite to this one; you're going to need it something fierce.
1002 Lincoln St, Hobart, IN 46342, USA
8. Omelette House Restaurant, Schererville
Last on this list but by no means last in our hearts is the epic Omelette House Restaurant in Schererville. Oh, man - where to begin with this one? If you're a fan of enormous breakfast and/or brunch, this is where you're going to want to do - just make sure to time it so you can visit the other breakfast joints on this list, too. Hey, who said you can't have breakfast for all three meals? We won't judge. We get you.
So do the kind folks serving up deliciousness at Omelette House.
1910 US-41, Schererville, IN 46375, USA
So, what are your favorite affordable restaurants in Indiana?
Tell us about them by filling out this form; you never know – you might see yours make a list someday too!
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