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 lunches for $10 or under. Check out our Darwin City cheap eats…
Smith St Social
Smith St Social have $10 burgers on Monday’s – the day you need it most if you didn’t plan your food for the week! Tuesdays and Wednesday’s they also have $15 specials!
Alberto’s / Alberto’s Cave
9/48 Cavenagh St, Darwin City & 13 Cavegnah Street
Both Alberto’s & Alberto’s Cave do a daily $10 lunch special which you’ll always find on a letter board out the front, which INCLUDES a coffee – and if you’re a toastie fan then the ham, cheese and pineapple toastie is the bomb!
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.
1B Star Village Arcade, 32 Smith St, Darwin City
Our go to at “Simply’s” are the $10 salad wraps… over and over again!
14 Knuckey St, Darwin City
If you’re looking for something light, Harvest Press specialise in cold pressed juices and smoothies – all $10 and under.
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!
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.
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.
Notable meals between $10-13:
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!
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