Looking to satisfy your appetite for Southeast Asian fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Southeast Asian restaurants around Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
1. Marianas Grinds
Topping the list is Marianas Grinds. Located at 11380-10 Beach Blvd., the Hawaiian, Filipino and Guamanian spot is the highest-rated inexpensive Southeast Asian restaurant in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 333 reviews on Yelp.
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As to what the business is known for, "Hafa Adai from the Marianas Grinds family!" it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "We are family owned and operated. Come by the Grinds, where we serve Hawaiian, Filipino and Chamorro cuisine."
2. A Bit of Saigon
Next up is A Bit of Saigon, situated at 3503 Kernan Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 199 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese spot has proved to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.
Yelper Julia N. wrote, "This place is amazing. I had the charbroiled lemongrass beef vermicelli bowl. Excellent! The beef came in little rolls with pickled onions inside. The lemongrass came through really well."
3. Viet Subs Cafe
The Viet Subs Cafe, located at 1531 Monument Road, Suite #6, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap Vietnamese spot 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews.
Tiffy D. noted, "The food is always so good here and the customer service is great! We never have an issue with our orders and they are always affordable."
4. Little Saigon Cafe
The Little Saigon Cafe, a Vietnamese spot that offers soups, bubble tea and more, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 142 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1975 Wells Road to see for yourself.
Yelper Kristal L. wrote, "You'll find great value, especially if you get the large bowl when ordering pho. I love that they are generous with the basil and bean sprouts."