Craving salads? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable salad outlets in Virginia Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
1. Clean Eatz
Bayside's Clean Eatz, located at 1065 Independence Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive cafe and traditional American spot, which offers salads and more, 4.5 stars out of 33 reviews.
Score the Cobb salad with chicken, tomato, bacon, egg and avocado on a bed of romaine lettuce, the Kale'n It with chunks of salmon filet, tomatoes, goat cheese crumbles and quinoa on kale or the Southflex Steak with black beans, corn, tomatoes, red onions and chopped cilantro on a bed of lettuce. Check out the business' website here for a full line of offerings.
2. Cafe Maru
Cafe Maru, a Korean spot that offers salads, sandwiches and more in Kings Grant, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with five stars out of 15 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2605 Virginia Beach Blvd., Suite 103 to see for yourself.
Salads include the garden salad, a Chef's Salad with turkey, ham, cheese and a hard-boiled egg and the tuna salad plate with cottage cheese, fresh fruit and potato salad. Also on the menu is Korean bibimbap with meat, lettuce, carrots, zucchini and egg.
Over in Salem, check out Zoup!, which has earned four stars out of 98 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the spot to score salads, soups and sandwiches by heading over to 1909 Landstown Centre Way, Suite 160.
Stop by Zoup! To score one of a half-dozen featured salads. Options include the chicken Caesar salad with romaine lettuce, Parmesan and croutons, the citrus garbanzo with feta, tomatoes, carrots, sunflower seeds and lemon vinaigrette or the fiesta chicken with cheddar, corn, pico de gallo and chipotle ranch dressing. Here's the menu.