Austin Good Cheap Dining
I am just getting starting on this section, but here are some of my favorites around Austin:
Baby Acapulco - 1628 Barton Springs Road, Austin (512) 474-8774 - Great Chicken Tortilla Soup, enchiladas, and margaritas
Green Mesquite - 1400 Barton Springs Road, Austin (512) 479-0485 - Barbecue: Pork ribs, brisket, and chicken. Try their Peach Cobbler or Pecan pie.
Kerbey Lane Cafe - 2700 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin (512) 445-4451 - Vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare, great breakfasts. Open 24 hours.
La Feria Restaurant - 2010 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin (512) 326-8301 - Tex-Mex and enchilda plates.
Little Mexico Mexican Food - 2304 S. 1st Street, Austin (512) 462-2188 - Beef fajitas, enchiladas, and carne guisada.
Casa Garcia's - 1000 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin (512) 891-8684 - Enchiladas with a great beef sauce
Shady Grove - 1624 Barton Springs Road, Austin (512) 474-9991 - Sandwiches, burgers, chicken fried steak
R J Pitts Texas Road House - 4515 Westgate Boulevard, Austin TX (512) 892-5920 - Barbecue 24 hours a day, a special every day of the week and 3 types of cobbler
For extensive listings of Austin restaurants, check out austin.citysearch.com or Austin360.com.
Metro Detroit Good Cheap Dining
These are some of my favorites around Metro Detroit:
China Ruby - 157 W Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI - Schzewan, Hunan Chinese and special dishes by request
Evie's Tamales - 3454 Bagley, Detroit, MI - Great Tamales and other delights - closes early
Lile's - 13800 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI - Ham and Corn Beef Sandwiches and Split Pea & Bean soups - that's it.
Mati's Deli - 1842 Monroe, Dearborn, MI - Terrific Sandwiches & Soups
Mongolian Barbeque - 310 S. Main, Royal Oak, MI - All you can eat buffet cooked for you
Pizza Papalis 553 Monroe (Greektown), Detroit, MI - The Best Pizza in Town
Senor Salsa - 13277 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI - Authentic Mexican & Tex-Mex meals
Sisko's - 5855 Monroe Blvd, Taylor, MI - Big, cheap burgers & Blues at night (sometimes)
Steve's Soul Food 8443 Grand River, Detroit, MI - Soul Food says it in this cafeteria
Thai Palace II - 13919 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI -Excellent Thai meals but their service is really slow
Under the Eagle - 9000 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI - Large Polish
Dinners & Diners
If you're not into Good Cheap Dining, try Better Dining. or in Dearborn, try the Chamber of Commerce restaurants or the Arabic restaurants or try cooking this.
If you've got a place you'd like to suggest, let Shane know about it.