Lunch For $5 (or less!)

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! Click the listings below for more info or here for an interactive map.
 

Antica Roma $3 Cup, $4.5 Bowl Soup of the Day and Minestrone.  $5 Insalata Cesare and Insalata Mista
Arabesque $4.75 hummus and baba ghannuj wraps
The Attic Bar & Bistro EVERY Monday $5 Burgers! Housemade Soups: Jalapeno Corn Chowder, Tomato, Green Chili, Wisconsin Cheddar & Broccoli (Cup: $3.75/Bowl $4.75). $2/$3/$5 Happy Hour Food Selections from 11:30am-6pm EVERY Wednesday
Beans INC. All dishes served with organice brown or white rice, choice of beans, with favorite menu toppings. Prices range(3 sizes) $2.79 and up!
Boulder Baked $4.00 Medium/$5.00 Large Soup (Tomato Bisque, Chicken Noodle, Tomato Tortellini, Texas Chili, Veggie Chili. $4.55 Grilled Cheese Sandwich 
Boulder Creek Market $5.00 Veggie or Humus half sandwiches, $3.50 PB&J, $4.50 Grilled Cheese, $2.95-4.65 Half Salads
Centro Latin American Kitchen $2.00 Oaxacan Style Peanuts or Jicama, $4.00 Soups 
Chipotle Mexican Grill $2.25 single taco, $4.25 taco and side salad 
Connor O'Neill's Irish Pub & Restaurant $4.99 Sweet Potato Tater Tots, $4.99 Curry and Chips, $4.9 for a bowl of the Soup of the Day or Potato Leek Soup
The Cup

Egg, Cheese Bagel 3.55 Egg, Cheese & Ham Bagel 4.25 Egg, Cheese & Bacon Bagel 4.25 Egg, Cheese & Sausage Bagel 4.25 | Quiche of the Day 3.95 | Chocolate Chip Cookie 1.50 | Cup of Coffee .85

Dish Gourmet $3.50 cup of tomato basil bisque soup or soup of the day served with bread, $2.95 cold and hot sides 
Foolish Craig's Cafe $4.50 bowl of granola w/ milk, $4.75 plain omelet w/ potatoes and toast, Homemade Soups Small/Large $3.95/$4.95
Freddie's Hot Dogs $3.50 brat, $2.75 hot dog, everything! 
Hapa Sushi $5.00 White Tuna Role, $2.00-5.00 Veggie Rolls Miso Soup $3, Edemame $5, $3-5 Nigiri
Illegal Pete's, Inc $2.49  tacos, $2.29 chips and queso, $4,29 Cup of Rice and Beans with cheese and/or sour cream
Japango $2.00 miso, $2.50 hand rolls, 2 pc sushi all under $5.00 
Kasa Japanese Grill and Bar $2.75-3.75 Yakitori, $4.00 Kasa, Cucumber, or Hijiki Salad, $4.74 Tempura Calamari 
The Kitchen [Next Door] $4.25 lamb & potato soup, $3.95 chicken & quinoa, or bean & potato, or house made tomato soup

Lindsay's Boulder Deli @ Haagen Dazs

$3.99 cup homemade soup, $2.69 hot dog, $4.39 breakfast croissant, bagel, or wrap (15% off entire order with take out menu), Tossed Boulder Salad $4.95
Lolita's Market & Deli $3.89 EVOL burrito 
McDevitt Taco Supply $3.00 Tacos
The Mediterranean $5.00 and under Soups and Salads
Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery $3.95 build your own grilled cheese +$0.75 for mushrooms, onions and +$0.50 for tomatoes or veggies, $4.75 bowl vegetarian black bean chili w/ cheese, $3.95 ½ cold sandwich w/ chips  
Mustard's Last Stand Almost everything is under $5! Hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, and vegetarian options
Nick-N-Willy's Pizza $4.99 Personal 8" pizza, $4.99 and under salads, $3.99 Cinn-N-Bites and Chocolate Chip Cookies
Old Chicago $3.99 fried mac n' cheese, $3.89 caprese
Pearl Street Pub $4.50 cheese fries, $4.50/3 sliders
Riffs Urban Fare $5 Seared Organic Greens Salad, $2 "the best bread"
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant $2.25 mini marg, $3.50 sm cup green chili or tortilla soup 
Rueben's $2.50 BBQ or beef slider, add cheese for $.50,$4.00  Quinoa Salad, $4.00 Chili Verde
SALT the Bistro $4 Tomato soup with goat cheese and miniature grilled cheese, $5:00 House Green Salad
Salvaggio's Deli $3.99 egg and cheese breakfast sandwich 
Sherpa's Adventurers $2.50 papadoms, $2.50 plain/garlic/cheese/onion naan and , $3.50 vegetable samosas, $3 Sherpa Roll 
Tahona Tequilla Bistro $4.00 Single Tacos, $3.00 Chips and Choice of Salsa, $5.00 Tortilla Soup, $4.00 Tamale de Casa
Two Spoons $3.92 simple breakfast burrito, $4.25 8 oz veggie soup, $2.77 half grilled cheese
T|ACO $3.50-$4.50 assorted tacos, $4 Chips and Salsa 
The Unseen Bean $4.98 Veggie Bagel, $4.98 Turkey bagel, $3.78 Stuffed croissants, $4.75 Breggo breakfast sandwich, $3.83 burritos, $4.02 Grilled Cheese, $4.25 Fruit Parfait, $3.50 Organic Granola and Yogurt, $3.50 PB&J
Woody Creek Bakery and Cafe $3.99 small specialty pasta, $3.75-4.79 Breakfast Sandwiches and Burritos, $1.95-3.70 Assorted Pastries, $1.40 World Famous Cookies 
Yellow Deli $4.75 Hebrew National Hot Dog with Mustard and Mayo on a Sub Roll, $4.00 1/2 Garden Salad, $3.75 PB, Banana, and Honey sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread, $2.00-$4.00 Fresh Juices 
Zoe Ma Ma $4.95 Cool Noodle Bowl, $1.25 Potstickers, Dumplings, and Meatballs, $2.79 Steamy Bun, $2.95 Small Old School Hot and Sour Soup 

 

 
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