Pho Cong Ly
300 W. Bitters Road, (210) 499-5572
The most commonly ordered item at Pho Cong Ly is the P2 ($7.65), which combines the rich broth with eye round steak and a fresh batch of accouterments to put in your bowl.
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El Gallito De Jalisco
9226 Wurzbach Road, (210) 614-7114
Mini tacos are perfect for any day of the week and any meal of the day and El Gallito serves up their five mini tacos and a soda all for $6.50 every week. Dont miss the burritos for $4.50.
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2323 N. St. Marys St., (210) 735-1955
The Bates Special at Burger Boy includes a famous burger boy with crinkle-cut fries and a regular drink for $4.95. But, we suggest upgrading to a milkshake for a few extra bucks.
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Green Vegetarian Cuisine
Breakfast is a safe bet for a solid, cheap meal at Green Vegetarian Cuisine. Choose from either a short stack for $6 or a tall stack for $7, with your choice of either regular or sweet potato pancakes.
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2347 NW Military Hwy., (210) 525-8118, sichuansa.com
Start your lunch off with an appetizer of eight pot stickers for $4.95 and order one of their lunch plates such as lemon chicken, beef and broccoli, or the sweet and sour chicken, served with a side of fried or steamed rice, egg roll and a soup for $6.95.
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11703 Huebner Road, Suite 200, (210) 558-3900
Kolache Stop offers a tasty variety of lunch kolaches including pulled pork, brisket beef, chicken club, meatball and more. You can get one for under $3.
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17676 Blanco Road, #400, (210) 362-1901
The New York-style pizza dished out at Capos Pizza is a cant-miss, and so is the hidden gem's lunch special. You can order two slices of pizza and a soda for only $4.50.
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741 W. Ashy Pl., (210) 733-8473
Pho Sure carries a traditional California roll for only $4.75, which you can always get as an app before ordering a pho steak slice for $7.25.
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