10 under $10: Ten more Orlando lunches for less than a Hamilton

10 under $10: Ten more Orlando lunches for less than a Hamilton
Photo via BrickAndFire/Instagram

Welcome to our monthly roundup of places to get lunch for less than $10. This month, we place a focus on restaurants south of downtown; some of these businesses have been adversely affected by street closures after the Pulse nightclub shootings. If you’ve got a 10 Under $10 suggestion, send it to [email protected]

Brick and Fire
1621 S. Orange Ave., 407-426-8922, brickandfire.com
An 8-inch personal pizza is $5.95, and toppings are $1 each, so add three or four (we like gyro meat, olives and spinach) and stay under your 10-buck limit.

Carol's Place
3421 S. Orange Ave., 407-251-8860
Do breakfast for lunch at this homey diner, or choose traditional weekday lunch specials like meatloaf, pot roast, hot open-faced turkey and more. But get there early; they close at 2 p.m.

Chai Thai Cuisine
2447 S. Orange Ave., 407-841-8981, chaithaicuisine.letseat.at
A warm, nourishing bowl of tom kha gai soup, rich with coconut milk and brimming with chicken, mushrooms and herbs, is just $4.95.

Italian House
1400 S. Crystal Lake Drive, 407-895-0505, italianhouserestaurant.com
What could be more comforting than oven-baked, mozzarella-topped eggplant parmigiana? Their lunch portion is $8.95, and you'll have leftovers.

Julie's Waterfront
4201 S. Orange Ave., 407-240-2557
Treat yourself to a plate of conch fritters ($6.99) and a beer, sit by the lake and try to forget you have to go back to work at some point.

Numero Uno Restaurant
2499 S. Orange Ave., 407-841-3840, numerounocubanrestaurant.com
Lunch specials (available weekdays between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.) at this longtime Cuban favorite range from $7 to $8 for dishes like picadillo, papas rellenos and higao salteado.

Oley's Kitchen & BBQ
2700 Rio Grande Ave., 407-422-7288, oleyskitchen.com
Jerk chicken salad ($7.99)? It's Caribbean health food.

The Smoothie Room
25 W. Crystal Lake St., 407-250-4894, thesmoothieroom.com
The 20-ounce Butter Face smoothie is $6.99 worth of healthy in the form of almond milk, blueberries, banana, granola and peanut butter. Pro tip: Add turmeric for an extra $1; worth it.

Sugar Divas Cakery
25 W. Crystal Lake St., 407-745-5594, sugardivascakery.com
Or just eat cake for lunch: Regular cupcakes are $2.95 apiece at this SoDo bakery.

Vanbarry's Public House
4120 S. Orange Ave., 407-704-8881, orlandopublichouses.com
We can't think of a better way to celebrate Friday lunch than Vanbarry's Dizzy Pig burger ($9.40), adorned with bacon, Swiss cheese and sautéed mushrooms.

Scroll to read more Food News articles
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Orlando Weekly Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.