Cheap eats in LA: The best budget dining in Los Angeles

Where to fill up on a budget? Check out our guide to the best cheap eats in LA from under-$20 meal deals to noodle bowls. Edited by Katherine Kims.

Photograph: Jakob N. Layman
$20 bar special: tomato and burrata pizza, glass of wine, butterscotch buddino at Pizzeria Mozza

Check out these cheap eats that pack as much flavor as they do value. Whether you're looking for an inexpensive Italian meal under $20 or the best ramen on Sawtelle Boulevard, we've got your taste buds (and wallet) covered.

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Best ramen

Sip, chew and slurp the tastiest ramen in LA for under $10.

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Best dumplings

Fill up on the best dumplings in LA for under $10.

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Best late night cheap eats under $11

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Grab a drink or bite after the game for cheap.

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