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Top 10 Restaurants for Cheap Eats in Columbus in 2017

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Restaurants for Cheap Eats in Columbus in 2017

When you’re dining on a dime, you don’t want to sacrifice quality, so steer clear of fast food and direct your attention to the local restaurants that can still serve up some delicious dinner without breaking your bank. For the second year in a row, our readers voted Condado Tacos in the top spot for […]

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Best Cheap Eats in Columbus of 2016: Condado

Best of CU Best of CU Best Cheap Eats in Columbus of 2016: Condado

Ever since we started polling our readers about their favorite place for an affordable bite to eat back in 2010, they’ve always answered the call with Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace. This year, we have a new winner in the category as Condado has taken top billing with their three dollar tacos as the best […]

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Best Cheap Eats in Columbus of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats in Columbus of 2015

Not everyone can afford to go out to eat somewhere fancy every day of the week. Thankfully, Columbus has a lot of affordable options for those who are dining on a budget. For six years straight, our readers have picked Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace as their number one spot for Cheap Eats, and for […]

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Best Place for a Cheap Date: South Fourth Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Place for a Cheap Date: South Fourth Street

Looking for a fun night on the town with your significant other, but don’t want to drop a ton of cash in the process? Then look no further than the South Fourth Street stretch of Downtown, which our readers have named the best place for a cheap date night for two years in a row. […]

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Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Ever since we introduced the “Best Cheap Eats” category to our annual reader survey, Dirty Frank’s has continued to take home the crown. 2014 marks five years running that our readers have overwhelmingly picked the hot dog joint as their favorite spot for dining on a low budget. The biggest problem with Dirty Frank’s in […]

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Best Cheap Eats of 2013: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

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For the fourth year in a row, the humble hot dog reigns supreme for diners on a budget. Our readers voted once again this year for Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace as their favorite spot for cheap eats. The most expensive item on the menu at Dirty Frank’s is a whopping $7, with most hot […]

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Restaurant Review: Talita’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Talita’s

Columbus didn’t used to have very many taco joints. Back in the last century, Talita’s was the lone Tex-Mex duck in the middle of Clintonville. It disappeared a few years ago, but now it’s back in a new neighborhood location. Cactus is not on the menu. Pork stomach, lovable though it is, is not on […]

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