Best Cheap Meals on South Beach: Ten Under $10

South Beach isn't cheap. yet there are places where you can have a decent meal for the money in your spare coin jar. We've scouted the 10 best items for under $10 on the island. Not only are the following items dirt cheap, they also taste like a million bucks. This top-ten compilation also doubles as an check-list of restaurants to utilize when you are teetering your bank's overdraft line. Quick, bookmark it.

Some of the items you can get from the buffet, sans the beer. (That costs extra.)
Some of the items you can get from the buffet, sans the beer. (That costs extra.)

10. The Lunch Buffet at David's Café II ($8.95)
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every weekday, this old school Cuban joint serves up some savory crowd favorites, available to eat as much as your heart desires. Bites such as pork, chicken, rice, black beans and sweet plantains are all available in abundance. Obviously it's only available in-house, although they do deliver their normal menu.

All of it's contents are spilling out!!! QUICK... eat it!!!
All of it's contents are spilling out!!! QUICK... eat it!!!

9. Chicken Burrito at Taco Rico ($5.75)
This hearty chicken burrito rivals the size and shape of Chipotle's famed monstrosity, sans the semi-painful price tag. The chicken burrito from Taco Rico is only $5.75, and comes filled to the brim with lettuce, rice, beans, pico de gallo, sour cream and cheese wrapped in a large, warmly toasted flour tortilla. You even get a little miniature bag of chips and salsa on the side. How adorable.


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