Oct 20, 2022 - Food and Drink

4 places to grab lunch under $15 in Philadelphia

Wit or Witout burger. Photo courtesy of Lucky's Last Chance

POV: You're trying to find a place to eat a nice, cheap lunch. We've got you covered with four tasty lunch options for $15 or less.

Dim Sum Garden

What's on the menu: Opened in 2013, Dim Sum Garden serves traditional Shanghainese dishes, boba tea and smoothies.

  • Cost: Dumplings (starting at $8), noodle dishes (starting at $10), fried rice (starting at $13), chicken, pork, and beef entrees (starting at $15)
  • Address: 1020 Race St.
  • Hours: 11am-10pm daily
Los Potrillos 2

What's on the menu: A family-owned Mexican restaurant, Los Potrillos' menu spans everything from birria to tamales.

  • Cost: Empanadas ($4), tamales ($4), 3 tacos ($12), burritos ($12), tortas ($12), nachos ($12), 3 supreme tacos ($15)
  • Address: 4653 Rising Sun Ave.
  • Hours: 9am-4pm daily Monday-Saturday (closed Sunday)
Vic Sushi Bar

What's on the menu: Besides sushi, Vic's serves gyoza, salads and dumplings.

  • Cost: Regular sushi rolls (starting at $4.50), specialty rolls (starting at $10.95)
  • Address: 2035 Sansom St.
  • Hours: 11:30am-9:30pm Monday-Thursday; 11:30am-10pm Friday; noon to 10pm Saturday.
Lucky's Last Chance

What's on the menu: Lucky's Last Chance is known for their creative spin on the classics. For example their PB & Bacon, is a burger topped with creamy peanut butter, American cheese and bacon with a side of grape jelly.

  • Cost: Hot dogs (starting at $4), mac and cheese (starting at $6) burgers (starting at $12)
  • Address: Lucky's Last Chance locations can be found here.
  • Hours: 11am-2am daily.
Photo courtesy of Lucky's Last Chance
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