There’s a common misconception that it’s impossible to enjoy unique, delicious food without spending a fortune. Sure, many self-proclaimed foodies indulge in exorbitantly expensive meals from time to time, but that doesn’t mean it’s hard to enjoy fantastic eats on a budget. If you’re a food enthusiast looking to discover new dishes without blowing through your cash, here are five American cities to explore.

We’ve listed five of the top dining destinations for frugal foodies, but we’re always eager to hear from you! Drop us a line below with your favorite recommendations for affordable American eats.

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