Cheap eats: The best restaurants for an affordable meal in Northern Utah

Thursday , April 06, 2017 - 5:00 AM1 comment

MAKENZIE KOCH/Standard-Examiner Staff

Fast food chains are cheap, but they aren’t always the best quality. And sometimes restaurants that offer high quality meals come with a high price, too. 

So where should you go if you’re looking for a good meal that won’t break the bank? We’ve got a few suggestions. 

According to reviewers on Yelp, a website dedicated to providing reviews of restaurants and more, these are the 10 best affordable restaurants in Weber and Davis counties.

Have a favorite affordable restaurant that wasn’t included? Tell us why you love it in the comments below.


1. ROSA’S CAFE

Rating: 5 stars with 123 reviews

Address: 2660 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday

User review: 

“This is our new favorite Mexican restaurant. Friendly employees, patrons who obviously come here often, and, of course, some of the best Mexican food I have ever had. Very reasonable prices, and plenty of food (we each took half of ours home).” — Russ G. 


2. CRIDDLE’S CAFE

Rating: 4.5 stars with 110 reviews

Address: 350 37th St., South Ogden

Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sunday

User review: 

“Amazing grub! This is one of those ‘where the locals eat’ places you have to try. Family atmosphere and service. I've never had anything I didn't like. Get a cinnamon roll, die happy.” — J. P.

RELATED: These are the best restaurants in Eden, according to Yelp


3. A GOOD LIFE CAFE & JUICE BAR

Rating: 4.5 stars with 47 reviews

Address: 274 25th St., Ogden

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

User review:

“This cute cafe is located on 25th Street and is well worth a stop in! ... All the food that I've tried here is absolutely delicious, but the best part is that you can feel good about eating it! They use healthy, quality ingredients.” — Tawnee W. 


4. LUCKY SLICE PIZZA

Rating: 4 stars with 194 reviews

Address: 200 25th St., Ogden; 1246 S. Legend Hills Drive, Clearfield; 6965 E. Powder Mountain Road, Eden

Hours:

Ogden — 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday

Clearfield — 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 9 p.m. Sunday

Eden — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily during Powder Mountain ski season

User review:

“Best pizza by the slice in Ogden. Even better I can order a beer to drink with it. Bonus points because I can waste quarters on arcade game when I'm done eating.” — Jay B. 

RELATED: Ogden’s best pizza restaurants, according to TripAdvisor


5. PHO BANH

Rating: 4.5 stars with 51 reviews

Address: 1286 Legend Hills Drive, Clearfield

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday

User review: 

“This place is quickly becoming a favorite for me! The soups are full of flavor and the meat is very tender. The sandwiches are so good! Just the right size, and the bread is awesome! Soft and flaky and oh so tasty!” — Jim H. 


6. SILL’S CAFE

Rating: 4 stars with 224 reviews

Address: 335 E. Gentile St., Layton

Hours: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday

User review:

“Hands down some of the best food you can get in Northern Utah. Serving sizes are HUGE, and inexpensive, so it's like getting three meals for pennies. (They should charge more.) I'm a chicken fried steak snob, and theirs is perfection.” — Farah S. 


7. THAI CURRY KITCHEN

Rating: 4.5 stars with 79 reviews

Address: 582 25th St., Ogden

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sunday

User review:

“Loved this place! Looking for good healthy food on the road and this fit the bill better than ever experienced in the past. Impeccably clean, delicious fresh food, very friendly service, reasonable prices..what not to love?” — Patricia M. 

RELATED: Ogden's 5 best Mexican restaurants, according to TripAdvisor


8. DAVID’S PIZZA DELIVERY

Rating: 4.5 stars with 27 reviews

Address: 253 W. 200 North, Kaysville

Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-10 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

User review:

“Break free of the chains that bind you (pun very much intended) and try David's. I promise you won't regret it. Also, the price points here are way too low so tip generously because this place is quality and we don't want to lose it!” — Cory T. 


9. GOLDEN JADE

Rating: 4 stars with 64 reviews

Address: 4848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday

User review:

“Delicious food, made quickly. This place is my go-to when I want Chinese. Everything I have tried is amazing!” — Regina F. 


10. THE HABIT BURGER GRILL

Rating: 4 stars with 112 reviews

Address: Station Park, 260 W. Union Ave., Farmington; 508 W. Antelope Dr., Layton

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday

User review:

“Habit Burger is unique in that the price is significantly lower than other burger shops. Its price compares to McDonalds or Burger King but the food more closely compares to 5 guys or a sit-down restaurant that would charge double the price.” — Aaron N.


Have a favorite affordable restaurant that wasn’t included? Tell us why you love it in the comments below.

Contact digital producer Makenzie Koch at mkoch@standard.net, follow her on Twitter at @makenzie_koch or like her on Facebook at facebook.com/MakenzieKochSE

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