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Posted on January 9, 2019

New York, New York. It’s a city with great universities and great food, hence this article. Regardless of which prestigious university you attend, we will definitely have some awesome food options that will accommodate all your stomachs’ and palates’ needs. So, keep reading if you wanna check out some of the best food options in the world that are conducive to your student budget.


There’s really nothing quite like Indian food. It’s comforting, it’s exotic, it’s exciting. So, why not order some from one of the top Indian restaurants in its price range? This place is named Salaam Bombay Indian Cuisine, and it’s certainly the bomb.

Some menu highlights include the Goat Lahori, the Tandoori Chicken, and the Chicken Tikka Masala.

The Goat Lahori is a great dish if you love goat meat and an authentic Indian dish. It’s got succulent pieces of goat on the bone cooked in herbs, spices, and traditional Northern sauce. Make sure to get it with a bunch of naan bread so you can dip and dunk and wrap to your heart’s content.

The Tandoori Chicken is a nice dish, a true Indian classic. It’s chicken on the bone that’s marinated in yogurt and mild spices. It’s also served with some delicious jasmine rice, which really complements the rest of the dish. The Tandoori Chicken is, indeed, some classic Indian comfort food.

Finally, the Chicken Tikka Masala is a home run. It’s got cubes of roasted chicken simmering in a rich, hearty tomato and cream sauce. It’s impressive if you can finish this decadent dish in one sitting!

Up next, we’ve got Wok Wok Southeast Asian Kitchen. Wok Wok will give you some legit Asian food, which is an essential dish for any college student. When you order Wok Wok to campus, make sure to get the Penang Char Kway Teow. It’s got Penang’s famous wok-tossed kway teow rice noodles, eggs, chives, Chinese sausage, and bean sprouts. It’s totally tasty, and it’s a bunch of food.

Another great choice for Wok Wok is the Pad Thai. I mean, you really can’t go wrong with Pad Thai. It’s got flat rice noodles, egg, tofu, bean sprouts, chives, limes, and crushed peanuts. Eat it, and its deliciousness will make you forget about your stressful classes.

The final place we’ve got for you college students in NYC Square Diner, which is the place to order some cheap breakfast food from. When you order from here, a good bet is to keep it simple and get either the cheese omelet, which comes with your choice of cheese or the two eggs with bacon. They’re both affordable, and they’ve got plenty of protein that will stick to your ribs for the rest of the day.

If you need a little something sweet with your breakfast The Lumberjack is your move, as it comes with two eggs, any style, with bacon, ham, and sausage with two buttermilk pancakes. It’s also served with potatoes and toast. It’s a feast!


When in New York, it’s awesome because you have your campus, and you can have the greatest city in New York as a second campus! Take advantage of this and the great food options you have while you’re attending undergrad.

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