How far can you go in satisfying hunger? Would you shell out more to get a filling and tasty treat? Or would you go for the cheaper ones? Whatever it may be, the food out there is to each its own, whether it is affordable or expensive.

We have gone through quite a number of food shops and have seen quite a wide range of prices, of different tastes, and of different quality. We have not seen any pattern on all those dishes so it really is up to the actual trial of the dish to really find out what’s in store for them.

In this roundup, we have collected all the dishes that are less than Php 200 (US$4) will rank them in terms of over-all satisfaction. After all, economical and great food is always the best thing. Now, let’s get on with the dishes:

### What:

BEEF TAPA RICE MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The tenderness of the meat and its marinade

### What:

PASTA POMODORO

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The sour taste from all the tomatoes

### What:

JACK DANIEL’S PORK CHOP

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The sweetness

### What:

CRISPY CHICKEN ROLL

### Where:

BORU

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The unique experience of the dish itself

### What:

FRIED CHICKEN WITH RICE

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The crunch

### What:

1 PIECE SOY GARLIC CHICKEN

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The distinct sweet taste

### What:

ROAST CHICKEN WITH RICE

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The way they roast the chicken

### What:

SIGNATURE XIAO LONG BAO

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The “fireworks” when you chew

### What:

ROASTED PORK ASADO

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The tenderness of the meat and the its tastiness even without the sauce

### What:

BEEF TAPA RICE MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The double egg serving

### What:

ZINGER MEAL

### Where:

KFC

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

Better as always

### What:

HALF PORKCHOP MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The sauce

### What:

CHEESY BEEF RICE

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The spices and vegetables

### What:

BEEF GYUDON

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The joy of eating

### What:

SHANGHAI AND DINUGUAN MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The nostalgic feel

### What:

CHEESY BEEF DONBURI

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

That lovin’ feeling while you eat at every bite

### What:

PORK TEPPANYAKI

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The typical taste of a Teppanyaki

### What:

NAMIT MEAL (BANGUS)

### Where:

TED’S OLD TIMER LA PAZ BATCHOY

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The batchoy

### What:

WONTON NOODLES

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The comfort food feel

### What:

SWEET AND SOUR PORK RICE BOWL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The familiar taste

### What:

BURGER AND FRIES SAVERS MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The size fully complements its price

### What:

ADOBONG BABOY

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The new take on the traditional dish

### What:

CHICKEN AND MASHED POTATO MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The long lines

### What:

CHICKSILOG

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The vegetable fried rice

### What:

BELLYCHON

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The crunch!

### What:

LECHON MACAU CONGEE

### Where:

LUCKY FOOD PANDA

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The overpowering taste of the lechon macau

### What:

SHANGHAIDON

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The tenderness of the meat and its marinade

### What:

BEEF TAPA RICE MEAL

### Where:

### Featured where:

### Its edge:

The tenderness of the meat and its marinade

And to all these dishes, here are our rankings:

From the looks of it, the fast food restaurants are in for the running towards the top rank, let’s find out further on the below rankings:

There you go! It looks like they really are great after all!

But how about if we squeeze in the budget a little bit further? Let’s find out the rankings of the dishes that are under Php 100 (US$2):

Still a strong line up even if you’ll just pay a small amount.

So there you have it. We have a complete rundown of great and affordable dishes that you can try. This is a long list so you might want to check out some for yourself.

Who knows? You might be interested in making one for yourself at home.

Happy Food Adventures!

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