Cheap Eats are readily available downtown without resorting to the fast food chains. Here are some of my favorites in the Big Peach
A classic New York style deli in a city that's sorely lacking in them. Breakfast is served in the morning for busy downtown office workers & GSU students, with bagels that are hard to beat.
Thick sliced pizza by the slice popular with Georgia State students and downtown office workers. The line can get long but it moves quickly
Home of one of my favorite sandwiches in the city, the Mad Italian - Elliott Street features sandwiches on a variety of rolls & feature fresh herbs. Don't let the dive bar vibe fool you. It's located just across the bridge from downtown in Castleberry Hills
Vietnamese noodle specialties without the Buford Highway commute. Don't be fooled by the lack of seating space viewable from the street as they have a large dining space underground.
In his early days he was known for streaking and running popular restaurants that still carry his name today - Loca Luna & Eclipse di Luna, these days the clothes stay on & pumps out delicious food downtown at ridiculously low prices.
NaanStop takes the sub sandwich concept and gives it an Indian twist. "Naanwiches" are sandwiches made with freshly fried naan bread with familiar fillings such as chicken tikka masala. Don't skip the samosa, a family recipe
Scoops of ice cream from gourmet ice cream that's become a favorite featured in Dean & Deluca and Oprah's O Magazine. They've recently joined forces with NYC's Sunday Gravy for savory entrees made with their signature meat sauce
What started as a side gig for an area college professor has turned into an enterprise with two locations & praise from the likes of USA Today. Fans of much-loved & missed Tortillas on Ponce will love this place.
Korean entrees & fusion tacos across from Woodruff Park have proven popular with students at Georgia State. Blossom Tree is open for lunch only Monday-Friday