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Affordable Lunches Under $15: A Guide to Downtown Bellevue's Budget-Friendly Bites

July 11, 2023 - by Riya Patel

Affordable Lunches Under $15: A Guide to Downtown Bellevue's Budget-Friendly Bites

Downtown Bellevue offers a diverse culinary scene with delicious lunches that won’t put a dent in your wallet. Here’s our guide to affordable bites at some of our most favorite places in Downtown Bellevue.


Khushi's Bombay
Sandwiches Toasted

Khushi brings a wide selection of traditional Indian street food, serving both vegetarian and non- vegetarian dishes. We recommend stopping by their restaurant to check out the variety of delicious meals they have for under $15. One of their most popular dishes is the Bombay Sandwich Toasted for $12, it is made with spiced potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and Indian spices.

Cactus Southwest Kitchen & Bar

Cactus's Quintessential
Santa Fe

Cactus has been serving flavorful southwestern, Mexican, and Spanish cuisine in Downtown Bellevue since 2013 and delivers an unapparelled dining experience. Their brunch menu has a classic Quintessential Santa Fe for $14.50 which is made with organic blue tortillas with Monterey Jack cheese, scallions, New Mexico red chile sauce, and over easy eggs.

Rice ‘N Spice Thai

Rice ‘N Spice Thai's Drunken

Freshly preparing meals with the freshest ingredients, Rice 'N Thai has been serving authentic Thai cuisine since 2003. Their dishes are created to capture their distinct style of cooking from the major regions of Thailand with suitable vegan and vegetarian options available. Their Drunken Noodles with a choice of chicken, pork, or tofu is $13 along with many other items on their menu ranging from a variety of fried rices to other noodle dishes!

Hummus Republic

Hummus Republic's Build
Your Own Wrap

With a mission to serve nutritious, fresh plant-based food, Hummus Republic has options for everyone, including those with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets. You can Build your own Wrap for $11.95 with different choices of proteins, hummus spreads, dressings, and toppings.

Xiao Chi Jie

Xiao Chi Jie's Sheng Jian Bao

Xiao Chi Jie is known for serving a combination of old school Chinese classics and modern-day Chinese cuisine. Their popular $12.99 Sheng Jian Bao is a dish with fried pork soup dumplings that taste like the ones you would find in Shanghai!

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