20 San Antonio dishes under $10 you should be eating ASAP 

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Certain times call for a quick breakfast, a breezy lunch on the go or a good ol' dinnertime snackin' after work; and, regardless of your finances on any given day, you deserve a solid dining experience for your hard-earned cash. With that in mind, we've gathered an assortment of affordable options in the realm of $10 that would impress the most die-hard foodie.
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Hot Joy
1014 S. Alamo St., (210) 368-9324, hotjoysa.com
Hot Joy features their killer wings on Wednesday for just $5.

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Barbaro
2720 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-2261, barbarosanantonio.com
Swing by Barbaro on a Monday evening for a large rustic wood-fired pizza at the price of only $10. Take a risk on the absurdly delectable kale, hashbrown and taleggio pizza lightly drizzled with warm honey.

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Cerroni’s Purple Garlic
1017 Austin Hwy., (210) 822-2300, cerronispurplegarlic.com
Cerroni’s Purple Garlic delivers on the cheap with their Greek salad for $6.95 and hot grilled paninis for $7.95.

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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. Don’t miss the burritos for $4.50.

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Burger Boy
2323 N. St. Mary’s 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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El Milagrito Cafe
521 E. Woodlawn Ave., (210) 737-8646, elmilagritocafe.com
Enjoy a delicious breakfast special from El Milagrito Cafe for $5.79. Bonus: Load up on the spicy green salsa.

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Lüke San Antonio
125 E. Houston St., (210) 960-1854, lukesanantonio.com
Plan an affordable power lunch at Lüke. The chic brasserie offers daily express lunch plates for $10 with your choice between red beans and rice or breaded pork chops on Monday, or the shrimp Creole served with rice on Fridays.

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Green Vegetarian Cuisine
Multiple locations
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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Sichuan Cuisine
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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Kolache Stop
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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Augie’s Barbed Wire Smoke House
3709 N. St. Marys St., (210) 735-0088, augiesbbq.com
For $8.99 you can get a half-pound smoked patty cheeseburger and rough-cut fries. Go even cheaper with the chopped barbecue sandwich for $5.99.

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Guillermo’s
618 McCullough Ave., (210) 223-5587, guillermosdowntown.com
Tony’s Special is the star of Guillermo’s extensive lunchtime menu. The special includes a gourmet sandwich paired with a classic side salad or their signature bow-tie pasta salad for $10.99 (Yeah, slightly over $10 but worth it). Get there early to avoid the lunch rush.

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Ro-Ho Pork and Bread
623 Urban Loop, (210) 800-3487, ro-hoporkandbread.com
At Ro-Ho you can enjoy a generous pork torta ahogada and a Mexican coke for under $10.

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Florio’s Pizza
7701 Broadway, (210) 805-8646, floriospizza.com
Florio's “Cold Italian” is a gourmet sandwich stuffed with everything you could want in an Italian sub for only $7.95. Simple and savory.

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Ray’s Drive Inn
822 SW. 19th St., (210) 432-7171, raysdriveinn.net
You can enjoy three cheese enchiladas, rice, beans and two homemade flour tortillas for $6. If you’re craving more than just melty cheese, Ray’s chicken and beef enchilada plates are $7.25. Bear in mine, you can also never go wrong with the puffy tacos at this puro icon.

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Capos Pizza
17676 Blanco Road, #400, (210) 362-1901
The New York-style pizza dished out at Capos Pizza is a can’t-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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Lulu’s Bakery and Cafe
918 N. Main Ave., (210) 222-9422, lulusbakeryandcafe.com
Divide and conquer the Deputy Special, which includes the chicken-fried steak, served with your choice of two sides and dinner roll for $10.49.

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Pho Sure
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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Thai Spice and Sushi
8327 Agora Pwky., Schertz, (210) 658-1665, thaispicesushisa.com
Specials at Thai Spice (available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and noon to 3 p.m. on the weekends) mean you can choose from 24 different menu items for $7. Options are aplenty, but you need the pad Thai.

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Hot Joy
1014 S. Alamo St., (210) 368-9324, hotjoysa.com
Hot Joy features their killer wings on Wednesday for just $5.

Photo via Instagram (hotjoysa)