Lunch for Under $5


Lunch is a meal that is all too often skipped, whether it be for time or economical constraints. But with all the options in Downtown Boulder, neither reason is good enough anymore. All the following suggestions can be purchased for five dollars or less, so you can feel free to mix, match, and lunch around the world! Map of businesses offering lunch options for $5 or less. 


Cup of Tortilla or Pozole Soup $3.50 | Assorted Tacos $3.50 - 4

Cup of Soup $3.75 or Bowl $4.75 | House Salad or Side Ceasar $3.75 | Grilled Cheese $5.95

1/2 Salad $3.95 - 4.25

Burger or French Dip Slider $3.95 | Garden Salad $4.95

(Lunch on Friday ONLY) Assorted Perrones and Baja Style Tacos $5 | Farm Greens, Frijoles Charros, or Green Chile Hash browns (select shared plates) $4

Assorted Tacos $2.40 - $2.75

Sweet Potato Tater Tots $5 | Curry & Chips $5 | Cup of Potato Leek or Green Chili Soup $3 or Bowl $5

Assorted Breakfast Bagels $2.95 - 4.55

Falafel Balls or Greek Delight $2.99 | Various Mediterranean Sides $2.99

Beef Hot Dog $3| Turkey Hot Dog $2 | Veggie Hot Dog, Grilled Beer Bratwurst, or Jumbo 1/4 lb Beef Hot Dog $4 | Corn Dogs $2.50 or 2 for $4 | Sausage & Peppers Sandwich $5 | French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, or Onion Rings $2 - 5

Biscuits & Sausage Gravy $5 | Side Salad or Fruit Bowl $4.25 | Loaded House Potatoes or French Fries $4.50 | Two Crepes with Syrup $3.95 | Homemade Soups $3.95 - 4.95

Brat $3.50 | Hot Dog $2.50

Assorted Onigri (Japanese Rice Sandwiches) $2.35 - $3.50 | Miso Soup $3 | Veggie Sticks with Miso Dip | Organic Edamame $3 | Breakfast Ochazuke $5

Assorted Tacos $2.49 each | Chips and Queso $2.29 - $4.49 | Rice & beans $4.29

Onion Bhaji $3.50 | Vegetable Pakora $3.50 or Chicken Pakora $5 | Vegetable Assorted Platter $4.95 | Vegetable Samosa $3 or Meat Samosa $5 | Assorted Soups $3 - 4 | Taj Salad $3 | Specialty Pilau & Rice $2.95 - $3.95 | Assorted Oven-Hot-Breads $1.50 - $2.95

Chilled tofu $4.50 | Edamame $4.50 | Sasami Chicken Skewer $2.75

Seasonal menu with rotating offerings- Cup of Soup $3.95 - 4.95 | Hearty Sides $2.95 - 3.95 | Some "Shared Plates" $5 or less

Cup of Vegetarian, Buffalo, or Green Chili $3.99 | Cup of New England Clam Chowder $3.99 | Starter Salad $3.99 | Assorted Sides $2.99

Breakfast Wrap, Bagel or Croissant $4.99 | Grilled Cheese or Peanut Butter & Jelly | Boar's Head Chili Cup $3.99 | Cup of Homemade Soup $4.29 | Tossed Boulder Salad $4.99

Assorted Made-to-order Breakfast Burritos (served all day) $3.99 | Breakfast Bagels and Sandwiches $2.99 - $4.99 | Assorted Fruit Smoothies $3.99 | Soup of the Day Cup $3.99

Collard Greens $3.40 | Grits or Potatoes $2 or w/cheese $3.40 | Yogurt $2.60 | 2 Eggs $3.40 | Chef Mickey's Red Beans $3.30 | Famous Buttermilk Biscuit with Jam $2.40

Mista Salad $5.95 | Tapas Calientes or Frias $3.50 and up

Crispy Spring Rolls $3.50 | Edamame, Shumai, or Golden Tofu $4.50 | Various Soups $2.25 - $2.95 | Some Salads $4.95

Burger Patty $3.95 | Pub's Famous Fries $1.75 - $3.95 Add Cheese for $1 - $1.75 | Half Spinach Salad $4.75 | Side Salad $4 | Soup of the Day or Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Cup $2.50 or Bowl $3.95 | Basic Grilled Cheese with Chips $3.95

Chicago-Style Hot Dog $4.09 | Teenie Weenie $2.39 | Chili Dog $4.89 | Corn Dog $2.99 | Dog without the Bun $2.30 | Soy Veggie Dog $4.09 | Quarter Pound Hamburger $4.79 | Sixth Pound Beef Slider $3.79 | Cheese Sandwich on Rye $4.39 | Bowl of Veggie Chili $3.79 | Veggie Chili Cheese Fries $3.54 - 4.69

Quarter Rotisserie Chicken $4.50 | Slice of Pizza with No Toppings $2.50 | Slice of Pizza with Toppings $3.50 and up

Tavern Bites $3.29 - 4.29 | Side Garden or Caesar Salad $3.99 | Side Mediterranean or Caprese Salad $4.29 | Featured Soups Cup $4.39

Housemade Minestrone Soup $5 | Side of Sausage or Meatballs $4.50 | Garlic Bread $3 | Cheese Bread $

Pub Fries $2 - 3.50 | Cheese Fries $4.50 | Three Beef Sliders $4.50 | Garden Salad $3 | Select Daily Specials (Monday and Tuesday) $4.50

Slices from $2.66 - $2.90 (depending on sauce) and $.60 for each additional topping

Small Guacamole with Chips $4 | Green Chile Soup Cup $4.25 | Tortilla Soup Cup $3.95

Cup of Tomato Soup with Mini Grilled Cheese $4 | House Cut Fries $5 | Crispy Polenta $5 | House Made Gluten-Free Bread $3

Breakfast Sandwiches $3.29 - $4.50 | Tuna Salad Sandwich $4.75 | Egg Salad Sandwich $4.50 | House Garden Salad $3.95 | House Soup $2.95 - 3.95

Papadums $2.75 | Sherpa Roll $3.25 | Vegetable Samosa $4 | Onion Pakora $4.50 | Panir Pakora $4 | Assorted Soups $3.25 | Stuffed Naan $2.75 - 3.75 | Aloo Paratha $3.75

Assorted Mexican Street Tacos and North of the Border Tacos $3 - 4.50 each | Assorted "Side Bowl" Salads $4

Skillet Cornbread $5 | The Tavern Pickle Jar $3 | Pork Green Chile Soup Cup $3 | Hand Cut Fries $3 | Side of Collard Greens, Potato Salad, or BBQ Baked Beans $4 | Side Mac & Cheese $5

Edamame $4 | Deviled Eggs $4.50| Bar Fries, Pretzel Bites, or Sweet Potato Bravas $5 | Cup of Tomato Almond & Masa Bisque $4 | LUNCH BEER $4

Breakfast Sandwiches $3.75 - $3.99 | Breakfast Bagel $4.79 - 4.99 | Hot Oatmeal $3.95 | Granola Parfait $3.99 | Assorted Baked Goods $.99 - 3.70 | Home Style Soup Cup $4.25 | Specialty Pasta Salad $4.99 | Fresh Fruit $4.99

Hebrew National Hot Dog $5 | Half Garden Salad $4.50 | Deli Waffle $4.75 | Cinnamon Roll $3 | Two Poached Eggs $4.50 | Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich $4.75 | Baked Goods/ Desserts $2.50 - 4.00

Edamame $3.50 | Spiced Snacks $5 | Avocado on the Half Shell $5 | Side Potatoes $3

Potstickers, Dumplings, Meatballs $1.25 each | Hot & Sour Soup Cup $2.95 | Steamy Bun (Bao) $2.79 each | Cool Noodle (Liang Ban Mian) $4.95 | Side Steamed Rice $1.50 | Chillin' veggies $1.95

 

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