Where do you go to eat when you’re trying to save money? Check out these five Carrollton-area restaurants, great for cheap meals around your community.

Twisted Root Burger Co.

Where: 1111 E Main St

This burger chain has a Downtown Carrollton location that features pool tables and plenty of seating options, plus a menu that’s filled with creatively-made burgers that will, in most cases, cost you less than 10 bills. Burgers like the Happy Pilgrim, with turkey meat patty, goat cheese, kale pesto and mixed greens will cost you just over $8 with tax. Kids meals are also affordable, too. A grilled cheese and fries meal is just $399.

First Chinese BBQ

Where: 1927 E Beltline Rd

Get your fill of Chinese BBQ, even if you’re on a budget at First Chinese BBQ. With a menu made up of dishes that can be yours for under $10, this Carrollton spot is the place to go when hunger hits, but you don’t want your wallet to take a hit. Popular dishes include the beef flat noodle and of course traditional soups like hot and sour or the wonton soup.

Cuban Dulceria International Bakery

Where: 1017 S. Broadway St

Carrollton’s favorite Cuban bakery and eatery has the best Cuban sandwich in town, according to Dallas magazine. The restaurant has been a community staple since 1979 and doles out some of the best cheap eats in the DFW-area. Like the pan con lechon, with shredded pork, or El Americano, for example. This spot also offers a variety of Cuban baked-goods, cakes and specialty drinks to go along with your sandwich.

Old House BBQ

Where: 1905 Josey Ln

Old House BBQ in Carrollton claims to have the best barbequed eats in town. Try it out for yourself. They might just have the best prices, too. You decide. A barbecue half-chicken plate comes with two sides and a roll for a cost that is just shy of $10. And, the regular barbecue sandwich, again with two sides, can be yours for under $9.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

Where: 2661 Midway Rd

This Carrollton Mexican restaurant serves up authentic Baja-style eats, for cheap. Start with cheap eats like chips and salsa and fill up on Baja tacos, soft or crunchy. They even have a great loyalty app that can save you money.

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