4 Cheap Eats for Tax DayBy Megan Giller
April 15, 2014
It’s April 15, the dreaded tax day, and since many of us are probably feeling cash poor, we thought we’d raise your hopes by highlighting a few places where you can eat well and keep as much money in your pocket as possible. Check out these treats for both quantity and quality.
Order the meatballs a la carte and you’ll find yourself the lucky winner of three enormous meatballs in chunky tomato sauce as well as more than enough focaccia bread for a meal, all for $4.
4700 W. Guadalupe St., 512-419-9700
Banh mi never tasted so good as at this place, where you can get a hefty traditional liver pate sandwich on an ultra-fresh baguette for $3.85.
8222 N. Lamar Blvd., 512-834-6458
Whenever we’ve had a bad day, we hit up this old-timey stand on Barton Springs for a classic burger, fries and Coke, which runs a mere $4.69.
603 Barton Springs Rd., 512-478-6322
The Austin chain’s enormous burritos will make you forget all about that check to the IRS. Get a loaded Hybird chicken burrito for $5.49 and drown your sorrows in guacamole.
515 S. Congress Ave., 512-462-3512