Adelaide's best cheap eats

Lucky Lupitas

Lucky Lupitas

Gourmet Traveller's picks of the best cheap eats in Adelaide.

The craze for all things Mexican has now moved far beyond food-van fare in Adelaide to embrace authentic grills and stews at Lucky Lupitas (1/4 Rupert Ave, Bedford Park, 08 8277 4004), its city sibling United Latino Cocina (14-16 Frances St, Adelaide, 08 8232 0674) and Maiz & Mezcal (405 Magill Rd, Adelaide, 0449 946 002).

Adelaide Central Market's Chinatown precinct, meanwhile, remains a magnet for cheap dining, especially Park Lok (130 Grote St, Adelaide, 08 8212 8316). Bank Street deserves attention, too, with nasi lemak at Mamak Corner (8 Bank St, Adelaide, 08 8410 9888) and kimchi-powered dumplings at Mandoo (3/26 Bank St, Adelaide, 08 8231 3303).

Park Lok

For delicious and fortifying Asian broths, visit the likes of Adelaide Pho (199 Waymouth St, Adelaide, 08 8212 0997) or Thanh-Thanh (18 Field St, Adelaide, 08 8212 8788) for good Vietnamese noodle soups, and try Tangritah Uyghur (116 Grote St, Adelaide, 0413 726 280) for chuchura dumplings in soup.

 


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