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How to get a cheap meal in Sydney every night of the week

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We’re all too aware that Sydney isn’t a cheap place to call home, but if you know where to look you can find dinner any night of the week for under $15. Here’s our hit list for frugal dining.

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Fishbowl Bondi Poke bowl
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Freda’s, Chippendale
$10 Sloppy Joe’s, $14 nachos and banh mi

Trinity Bar, Surry Hills
$10 pies

Fishbowl, Bondi
$13.90 poke bowls

Gallus Gallus, Chatswood
$13 bulgogi beef, $14 half a fried chicken

Il Baretto, Surry Hills
$15 pasta


People eating pizza at Frankies
Photograph: Anna Kucera

The Lady Hampshire, Camperdown
$15 smoked meat plates, $6 Young Henrys tinnies

Mr Perkins, Bondi
$10.90 soups

Ryos, Crows Nest
$13 tonkotsu ramen

Frango's, Petersham
$14 quarter chicken, chips and salad

Frankie’s, Sydney
$6 pizza slices

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