10 Of The Best Cheap And Cheerful Eats In Singapore

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Staff Writer

Best Cheap Eats Food Singapore

When you are in a rush, it can be impossible to get a decent feed without spending a fortune. Yep, we have all been there, where we feel it’s easy to stay with what is familiar even if it is brutally expensive. And, the truth is that there are plenty of hidden cheap eats places around Singapore where you can avail of the greatest foodie experience without burning a hole in your pocket. Lucky for you, we’ve located 10 of the most indulgent cheap eats in Singapore.

1. Ah Lock & Co

Once started as a hawker stall at Yishun Park, it has expanded its business to the CBD. Think traditional comfort food with a twist. Opt for either a Hakka rice bowl starting at $7.80, or the yummy selection of Min Jiang Kuehs, stuffed with fillings, for just $1.60. Flavours include green tea red bean, plain peanut, charcoal coconut, to name a few.

📍 7 Wallich St, #B2 – 22 / 23 / 24, Singapore 078884

2. Two Men Bagel House

Expect to bag yourself a decadent meal for below $14 at this spot. These OTT bagel sandwiches start at $7.50 and taste like bliss. Think bagels such as bacon, eggs, cheese and ketchup or salmon, cheese and red onion squashed into a bun of choice to fill your belly for the day. There are plenty of other cheap temptations too. Indeed, one of the most affordable and indulgent eateries in Singapore.

📍 Various Locations 

3. Maxwell Food Centre

This famous hawker centre in Chinatown sells iconic street food starting at $1. Indulge on your favourite foods under one roof, from Tian Tian’s chicken fried rice, bowls of laksa from Old Nyonya, creamy fish soup from Jin Hua, Ramen Taisho’s Japanese noodles, sweet treats such as Tapioca cake, the list is endless. Certainly, you’ll be well fed for the day.

📍 1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184

4. SweeT.Rex

Located in Alexandra Village Food Centre, this stall serves up $2 fluffy soufflé pancakes. Yep, you heard that correct. You can devour some top-notch creamy soufflé pancakes without having to pay $16 at a restaurant. Pick between a variety of sauces, from chocolate to strawberry to maple syrup, and for further indulgence, add ice-cream for just $2 extra. We recommend going early as this spot attracts a large crowd. Indeed, these irresistible pancakes are the cheap eats you need this weekend.

📍 120 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-79, Singapore 150120

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5. Soi Aroy

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Photo Credit: Soi Aroy

This 5-star Thai restaurant chain serves scrumptious food that is budget-friendly. Most of their dishes will cost below $10, and they are extremely generous with portions. Think Northern Thai pork ribs for $7, savoury spicy meat salads at $5.50, basil pork with rice for just $6.80 and one of our favourites the Tom Yung Gung dish which includes prawns, mushrooms, egg, vegetables, noodles submerged in a collagen soup base, will set you back just $7. Be sure to pair your meal with a Thai iced tea for $3. Undoubtedly, you’ll get the greatest food experience at this cheap eats spot.

📍 1 Rochor Canal Rd, #02-08, Singapore 188504


6. Pizza Boy

Who doesn’t love pizza? And with some awesome deals at this Halal-certified pizza joint, you can’t go wrong. Opt for the super value meal at $7.50 which includes either a delicious quesadilla and drink, mac and cheese fries paired with a drink or else a 6 inch pizza, fries and a drink, just to name a few. Delight in 6 inch super pizzas from $4.50, and with a great selection on offer, from mighty meat to ultimate cheesy garlic chicken to spicy beef, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

📍Various Locations

7. Wolf Burgers

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Photo Credit: Wolf Burgers

Wolf into a mouth-watering value-for-money gourmet burger at this place. Burgers will cost you between $7.90 and $13.90, while extras such as sweet potato fries will set you back $5.50 and a generous portion of chunky thick fries costs just $4.50. Grab a friend, and head down to avail of the WOLF Pack for two, where you get 2 burgers of choice, two sides and two sodas for a whopping $19.90.

📍 Various Locations 

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8. Bee Kee Wanton Noodles

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Photo Credit: Bee Kee Wanton Noodles

Hit up some Hawker stalls for some of the cheapest and appetising meals in Singapore. Treat yourself to a large plate of wanton noodles or braised pork noodles for just $4.50 or wanton soup and crispy fried wantons at $3.50, just to name a few options. The portion sizes are kind considering the dirt cheap value of food. Certainly, one of the greatest cheap eats in Singapore.

📍 2 Lor Lew Lian, Block 2, Singapore 531002

9. Sungei Road Laksa

Another hawker stall where you can chow down on the most rich and textured Laksa in Singapore. Pay $3, grab a spoon, and slurp on a traditional Katong Laksa, topped with cockles, green leaves and sauces. Customers even claim this spot caters the ‘best Laksa in the world’. But you’ll have to figure that one out for yourself. If you’re feeling extra hungry, purchase a second guilt-free bowl. Come on, it’s only $3, it doesn’t get much cheaper than that.

 📍 27 Jln Berseh, #01-100, Singapore 200027

10. Mr Baguette

This delicious hawker stall serves delightful baked goods at a low price. From Hawaiian pizza bread for just $3,50 to garlic cheese bread at $1.50. This spot is quite the bargain. Specifically, dessert lovers will enjoy the mini baguette buns with over 10 diverse lava flavours. Think Red Velvet Lava, Hazelnut and Chocolate, to name a few. Get a box of 6 for just $11.

📍 505 Beach Rd, #B1-51, Singapore 199583

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