Are you visiting a Las Vegas convention or trade show and looking for great, inexpensive food? Never fear, there are some affordable bites to be found right on or near The Strip. Restaurants right on The Strip and just beyond with delicious food that will save you money so you can experience the rest that Las Vegas has to offer.
Cheap Eats on the Las Vegas Strip
Marilyn’s Cafe in the Tuscany Suites and Casino
255 E. Flamingo Road
“A high quality diner with great food at low prices and good, friendly service” says one reviewer. They serve breakfast all day and are open late. The menu offers steak and eggs, delicious prime rib and generous portions of everything so you walk in and waddle out. If you’re looking for great comfort food at great prices just off the Strip, check out Marilyn’s!
1700 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Although it is just off The Strip, “Vickie’s Diner is a quaint, quirky 50’s style diner” according to one reviewer. “The ambience alone is worth the trip” says another. Vickie’s specializes in good food with large portions. The staff is very friendly and service is excellent. Breakfast is served any time and most menu items are under $10. Open for lunch and dinner as well, and they even deliver!
La Salsa Taco Place Mexican Restaurant and Cocktail Bar
3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Ste 380
La Salsa has a breakfast special for around $5 and a $1 bloody mary that can’t be beat! The reviewers say “Best cheap breakfast on The Strip!” La Salsa offers tacos, burritos, salads, enchiladas, quesadillas, nachos and more!
Secret Pizza in The Cosmopolitan
The Boulevard Tower 3708 Las Vegas Blvd.
This inexpensive pizza place is rated 4.5 stars by over 2,000 reviewers, but the place is so secret that it is not listed on Cosmopolitan’s website! Touts itself as “Pies, slices and salads served with beer and wine in an unmarked spot inside the Cosmopolitan.” They even offer gluten free pizza at very affordable prices. One reviewer called it the ”best pizza in the world” if you can find it!
Ocean One Bar and Grille inside Planet Hollywood
3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
“Decent food with great prices” says a reviewer. At $4.99 for all of the lunch items, including tacos, pizza, sandwiches, burgers, even salmon, and 3-for-1 drink specials, it’s definitely one of the most affordable lunch menus on The Strip! Want to do lunch on a budget? This is a great spot! They also serve breakfast.
Earl of Sandwich in the Miracle Mile Shops, next to the Planet Hollywood Casino
3667 Las Vegas Blvd.
Super-popular deli serving homemade soups, hot sandwiches, wraps, salads and desserts. They offer a kids’ menu including sandwiches and pizza bread for just $3.99 as well! One reviewer said “The best Sandwiches I’ve EVER had. … loved it and the price was just right.” At $7.49 per sandwich made on homemade, toasted artisan bread, what’s not to love? And they have online ordering so you can order ahead of time and skip the lines. Open 24 hours.
508 Fremont Street
Live Hard, Ride Fast, Eat Pizza. Fun Evel Knievel-themed pizza joint playing classic rock and roll music. At $6 for a slice of cheese pizza and a beer, this place is great for lunch, dinner or just a snack to get you through. In addition to vegan pizza, white pizza and rattlesnake pizza (yes, for real!) and a great selection of beer, they offer Garlic Deez Knots, Wings, Grandma’s (meat)Balls and Led Zeppole for dessert. While you’re here, enjoy the memorabilia and photos from Evel’s incredible career and play vintage pinball machines. Come check it out!
Garden Court Buffet in the Main Street Station Casino, Brewery, and Hotel
200 N. Main Street
To get the best buffet in downtown Las vegas, you must venture off The Strip, but not too far. Grab an Uber and get to the Garden Court Buffet. The buffet may be affordable, but you will feel grand dining in the elegant Victorian decor. Dinner is served from 4pm-9pm. Adults without a BConnected card are $14.99 and $12.99 for children 4-10. They also serve lunch for $11.99 children 4-10 $9.99. Under 3 eat free. In the mood for a breakfast buffet? $10.99 and children 4-10 only $8.99. Come try our wide array of flavors including Mexican, Asian and Southwestern fare. Pizza too! Always something for everyone! Their specialty nights feature seafood, or prime rib and scampi and don’t forget their champagne brunch on the weekends.
Shake Shack in the New York New York Hotel
3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Non-GMO burgers and hotdogs
In addition to the Angus beef burgers served on non-GMO potato buns, the Shake Shack offers, 100% all-natural beef hotdogs, yummy crinkle cut fries and for dessert, delicious shakes and frozen custard. If you prefer, you can order beforehand for pick up to avoid the long lines!
Jaburritos in The Linq Promenade
3545 S Las Vegas Blvd
Vegetarian and Vegan choices available
A surprising mix of Meican and Japanese food serving delicious burrito-style sushi. They offer sushi and rice in a bowl or rolled up in a burrito. If you hit their Happy Hour between 3-6 pm daily, you can get California Roll or Spicy Tuna Roll for $6, a $3 Modelo, Asahi or Sake bomb, and pay only $1.50 for your choice of edamame, seaweed salad, miso soup or tortilla chips and & queso! Regular menu item prices range from $10-$15. Mex-sushi mix? Yes please! Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm and Sun.11pm -8pm
Late Night Munchies
Tacos El Gordo in the Gold Key Shops
3041 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Tijuana style taco shop from So Cal featuring Tijuana tacos, loaded fries and more. High quality food, truly top-notch! – at very affordable prices. Authentic Mexican food, including tortillas hand made while you wait. They are open til 2 am for that late night craving! “Tacos el Gordo on the Strip is just a short drive from the Las Vegas Convention Center. It’s close enough to the LVCC that convention goers could stop in for an inexpensive meal.” says Terrisa Meeks, Las Vegas Local Expert.
Pin-Up Pizza inside Planet Hollywood
3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Pin-Up Pizza, the largest slices on the Strip! This cute little pizza place is well hidden in Planet Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean the line is any shorter. It’s o.k., the pizza is worth the wait and pictures of Pin-up girls line the walls: all the way from Betty Page to Katie Perry, and Marilyn Monroe to Taylor Swift to distract you, if only for a few moments. Their New York Style pizza with ingredients flown in from Italy doesn’t disappoint! And because it’s open until 4am, you can satisfy your late-night munchies. Even the ladies who work there are dressed like Pin-up girls.
48th and Crepe in the New York-New York Hotel and Casino
3790 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Vegetarian Friendly, dessert, fast food
Now serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with snacks and desserts. They even have Krispy Kreme donuts! And of course sweet and savory crepes in addition to their breakfast crepes and waffles too! Check out their menu and you’ll see what I mean. Sweet crepes always hit the spot for dessert!
Cupcake ATM at McCarran Airport
5757 Wayne Newton Blvd,
And when you are leaving Las Vegas, don’t forget to stop at one of four ATM’s in McCarran Airport, not for money, for a cupcake! Sprinkles Cupcakes! Started in Beverly Hills in 2005 by Candace Nelson, Sprinkle’s Cupcakes is the world’s first cupcake bakery. In 2012, they opened their first cupcake ATM where you can get fresh cupcakes on the spot for less than $4 each! Yum! You can also order them delivered here while you are in Las Vegas.
Attending A Convention?
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We deliver outstanding quality, service and convenience all in one inclusive package. When hunger strikes during the convention, you can step out and visit one of the inexpensive eateries above, so you can get back to your booth quickly and continue your sales.