10 Best Places For Cheap Eats In Prague

Cheap eats in Prague
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Beautiful, artistic, historic, elegant… Prague deserves every positive adjective in the dictionary. This city is (or should be) envied by every other city in Europe and for the best reasons. Prague is where you can walk into dark alleys with nothing to fear but the dark. Prague is where the skyline is pierced by spires and a river is shadowed by an ancient bridge. Prague is where the beer is good and the food is even better. But among so many restaurants, bars, and cafes, where can you get the best local delicacies and even international dishes for a great price? We’re here to answer your questions so we’ve curated the best places for cheap eats in Prague that will make your taste buds beg for more and not empty your wallet. Ready?

1. Da Tarquinio

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Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Da Tarquinio is one of the best-reviewed restaurants in Prague but is still very affordable. The fun environment, the authentic Italian flavours, the passionate service of the staff, everything in this restaurant will make you want to go back to this Italian bistro. Here, you’ll get generous portions of delicious pasta, big slices of pizza, and a delicious dessert afterwards. If you’re craving Italian food in Prague, this is where you should go!

Da Tarquinio

Address: Václavské nám. 807/64, 110 00 Nové Město, Prague

Facebook: Da Tarquinio

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2. Sad Man's Tongue Bar & Bistro

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Posted by Sad Man's Tongue Bar & Bistro Prague on Monday, June 21, 2021

Sad Man’s is known for its tasty burgers, mouth-watering appetizers, and delicious sandwiches. It’s one of the best places to get a yummy, quick but filling meal after spending a day exploring the city. The service is great and the food… well, just try the veggie jalapeño burger and come tells us how it changed your life.

Sad Man's Tongue Bar & Bistro

Address: Konviktská 7/7, 110 00 Staré Město, Prague

Website: Sad Man’s Tongue Bar & Bistro

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3. Den Noc

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Posted by DEN NOC on Thursday, June 3, 2021

What do we want? Pancakes! When do we want them? When we’re in Prague and right after we wake up! Or before we go to bed because any time is a great time to have pancakes. Den Noc is the kind of place that exists to make you happier when you’re already happy. So if you find yourself in Prague wishing you could have some pancakes, Den Noc is where you must head to, whether you’re fancying salty or sweet ones. Good luck choosing just one dish.

Den Noc

Address: Templová 648/7, 110 00 Staré Město, Prague

Website: Den Noc

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4. La Piccola Perla

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Posted by La Piccola Perla on Saturday, November 14, 2020

La Piccola Perla serves the most delicious Italian and Mediterranean dishes you’ll ever taste. For less than 8 USD (175.26 CZK), you’ll get a pasta dish with authentic flavours that you won’t be able to forget so soon. The prices are very reasonable for the quality and quantity you get, so it’s a win-win. You won’t get a friendlier service anywhere else! Make sure you reserve a table before you go as it is a very small and popular restaurant.

La Piccola Perla

Address: Perlová 412/1, 110 00 Staré Město, Prague

Website: La Piccola Perla

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5. St. Martin

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Posted by St.Martin on Monday, September 6, 2021

St. Martin is one of the restaurants in Prague you can’t miss. With only 10 tables, St. Martin still manages to be the restaurant where everybody wants to have dinner at so make sure you book a table in advance! Expect scrumptious, well-presented local food, excellent service, and many, many choices to make. But don’t worry: whatever you choose to eat, you’re going to wish you could have it every day!

St. Martin

Address: Vlašská 358/7, 118 00 Malá Strana, Prague

Website: St. Martin

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6. Bistro Sisters

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Posted by Bistro Sisters on Friday, January 7, 2022

You can’t leave Prague without having one (or ten) sandwiches at the Bistro Sisters. It is a crime and you will regret it. Their sandwiches are so creative, fresh, and tasty that you’ll just want to have one of each. Have one healthy, yummy soup too and you’ll feel energised again to spend another afternoon exploring Prague. Don’t miss it!

Bistro Sisters

Address: Dlouhá 727/39, 110 00 Staré Město, Prague

Website: Bistro Sisters

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7. U Magistra Kelly

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Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

If you really want to try every local dish in Prague, U Magistra Kelly is one of the best places to go to. This cosy restaurant will charm you with its delicious aromas and you won’t be able to pass by it without entering, sitting down at a table, and feasting upon incredible Czech dishes. Try the potato and pork dumplings or the goulash and you’ll worship this restaurant like a god.

U Magistra Kelly

Address: Šporkova 521/5, 118 00 Malá Strana, Prague

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8. Ferdinanda

Ferdinanda restaurant Praha 2016
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Ferdinanda is another amazing restaurant where you can try the local cuisine at its best. It may not be elegant and the dishes may not look fancy, but the taste is there in all its glory and the price you pay for such genuine dishes is more than reasonable. If you’re not a picky eater and love to feel like you’re eating at a local’s grandmother’s home, this is the restaurant for you.


Address: Politických vězňů 1597/19, 110 00 Nové Město, Prague

Website: Ferdinanda

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9. U Parlamentu

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Posted by Restaurace U parlamentu on Friday, October 9, 2020

U Parlamentu is the restaurant locals go to, so if you hate going to ‘touristy’ restaurants, this is where you should go. It has a lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, and an extensive menu filled with delicious choices. It is one of the best local cuisine restaurants you’ll find and one of the best restaurants to have the best beer in Europe. Just what you’ve been looking for, isn’t it?

U Parlamentu

Address: Valentinská 52/8, 110 00 Praha-Staré Město-Staré Město, Prague

Website: U Parlamentu

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10. U Glaubicu

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Posted by U Glaubiců on Sunday, October 24, 2021

Yes, every restaurant starting with a U is a great place to taste Czech cuisine. Or almost every one. U Glaubicu is part of the group of ‘best restaurants to drool over local dishes’ in Prague and is that kind of unique place that will make you forget you are a tourist. This little gem is not that hidden so you’ll need to book in advance to avoid disappointment. If you’re looking for traditional food in a traditional setting, U Glaubicu offers you that and more! Listen to your taste buds and go.

U Glaubicu

Address: Malostranské nám. 266/5, 118 00 Malá Strana, Prague

Website: U Glaubicu

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Prague: feast your eyes and palate

Traditional Czech food in a village pub.
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Prague is extraordinary in many aspects: its architecture is enchanting, its people magical, its food too good to be true… This city is truly a sight for sore eyes and a feast for bored taste buds. Whether you’re staying for a long time or just for a couple of days, the time you’ll spend in Prague needs to be enjoyed with every single one of your senses. But if you’re the kind of person who likes to taste cities more than just seeing them, Prague has the best places for you to savour its many surprising flavours. The prices don’t matter: the taste is there regardless of how much you pay for it. But if you’re on a budget, this list will help you squeeze the most out of Prague’s deliciousness and we promise you won’t miss anything!

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