10 lunches under $10 in Darwin City

It’s the biggest decision you’ll make each day… What will I eat for lunch? And we know first hand that buying lunch out each day can really break the bank. So we’ve done some serious research and eaten our way around Darwin city to bring you 10 lunches for $10 or under. Check out our Darwin City cheap eats…

La Cure

9/48 Cavenagh St, Darwin City

La Cure do a daily $10 lunch special, but if you’re a toastie fan then the ham, cheese and pineapple toastie is the bomb!

Ben’s Bakehouse

2/26 Knuckey St, Darwin City 

At Ben’s Bakehouse you’ll find a lot of lunches under $10. Our picks are either the $10 pie with chips or salad, or the curried egg and lettuce sandwich for $7.50.

Simply Foods

1B Star Village Arcade, 32 Smith St, Darwin City 

Our go to at “Simply’s” are the $10 salad wraps… over and over again!

Salad wrap from Simply’s

Harvest Press

14 Knuckey St, Darwin City

At Harvest Press you can get a chicken salad, selection of sandwiches and wraps all under $10! They also specialise in cold pressed juices and smoothies – all $10 and under.

Six Tanks

4/69 Mitchell St, Darwin City

Six Tanks offer daily $10 lunch specials – included in the past is chicken pizza, spaghetti bolognese, steak sandwiches, mushroom risotto and more!

Chakoro Sushi

21 Knuckey St, Darwin City 

At Chakoro Sushi you can get three rolls for under $10. Rolls start at $3 each, and we think they’re some of the best in Darwin.

Nonna Dumplings

T13/21 Knuckey St, Darwin City 

We’ve claimed Nonna Dumplings to be the best dumplings in Darwin. You can get six fried dumplings for $8.90. Our pick is the kimchi and pork… they won’t disappoint!

Kimchi and pork fried dumplings from Nonna Dumpling


22 Mitchell St, Darwin City 

If you feel like something light, the entree sized chicken and sweet corn soup at Rendevous is a winner and will only set you back $8.00.

Bella Pasta

3/19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin City NT 0800

One of the newest additions to the waterfront, Bella do takeaway pasta – packaged and ready to go, for a very good $10 price point! Who can say no to fresh pasta for lunch!

Xtreme Caffeine

13 Cavanagh St, Darwin City

If you’re looking for a meat-free wrap, then give the veggie wrap from Xtreme Caffeine a go! It’s packed with veggies, falafel and a spicy sauce – making it express-ly flavoursome.

Notable meals between $10-13:

Sari Rasa

6/24 Cavanagh St, Darwin City

This is an underground favourite with Darwin locals… if they’ve been lucky enough to stumble upon this hidden gem. Sari Rasa offer a bain-marie with a selection of authentic Indonesian meat and vegetarian dishes. You can select a small plate which is actually very decent ($12) or a large plate ($13) and choose up to three options per plate. They’re hard to find, but look for the queue of people!

Three Mums Kitchen

38 The Mall, Darwin City

Another pearler restaurant hidden in a city arcade, Three Mums Kitchen is a bustling Vietnamese restaurant offering all the authentic favourites. Our pick is the pork skewer or BBQ chicken banh mi – it’s worth every cent of $11!


43 Knuckey St, Darwin City 

Dukes burgers are incredible value for money at $12! The NT Fish Burger and The Dukes Burger are our go-to!

Dukes NT Fish the The Dukes burgers

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