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Top 10 Best Cheap Eats in Perth, Australia

In a city as expensive as Perth, it can be hard to find cheap eats that are also good. This is a list of the top 10 best cheap eats in Perth so you can enjoy good food without breaking the bank. From Vietnamese pho to Malaysian nasi lemak, there’s something for everyone on this list. So what are you waiting for? Start exploring Perth’s culinary scene today!

#1 – Nao Japanese Restaurant


Nao aims to be original based on authentic flavour. From the broth to the noodles, and even the chashu roast pork, it’s all home-made at Nao bringing you real Japanese Ramen.

Established in August 2003 on Murray Street in Perth City.

They celebrated their 18th anniversary in August 2021.

Menu Items:

  • Shoyu Ramen (Price 14)
  • Miso Ramen (Price 14)
  • Shio Ramen (Price 14)
  • Spicy (Price 15)

Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday 11:30 – 15:00 (14:30 Last order)
Friday Lunch 11:30-15:00 (14:30 Last order)
Friday Dinner 17:00-21:00 (20:30 Last order)
Saturday & Sunday 11:30 – 18:00 (17:30 Last order)

Location: shop 191 580 Hay St, Perth WA 6000

Contact: +(08) 9325 2090

Website: Website Link Here


#2 – Tak Chee Restaurant


Classic Malaysian noodle soups and curries dished up in a busy, no-nonsense eatery.

Menu Items:

  • Steamed Green with Oyster Sauce (Price 11.5)
  • Sambal Bean Sprout with Prawn (Price 17)
  • Hokkien Fried Noodles Seafood (Price 15)
  • Fried Hainanese Chicken (Half – 18) / (Whole – 33)

Opening Hours: Mon Closed

Tues – Sun 11am–3pm, 5–9pm

Location: 1/364 William St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Contact: +618 9328 9445

Website: Website Link Here


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#3 – Authentic Bites Dumpling House


Authentic Bites Dumpling House was founded in 2016 based on a true love of dumplings!

The teams at Authentic Bites aspire to bring the best Shanghai Xiao Long Bao, Wontons and other dumplings to Perth’s thriving food culture.

Their team works hard to deliver authentic Chinese flavours, fresh ingredients, and top-quality hand-made dumplings cooked to order. They want to bring you the best dumplings in Perth!

You’re welcome to BYO drinks when dining in restaurant, plus they offer takeaway delivery and pick-up options. Authentic Bites is open 7 days a week, so you can always enjoy your favourite dumplings!

Menu Items:

  • Steamed Juicy Crab & Pork Xiao Long Bao (Price 14.5)
  • Pork & Prawn Wonton in Spice Sauce 12pcs (Price 14.5)
  • Braised Beef Noodle Soup (Price 14.5)
  • Fried Chicken Steak with Rice (Price 14.5)

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday

11:30am – 3pm, 5:30–9pm

Saturday to Sunday

11:00am – 3pm, 5:30–9pm

Location: 3/145 Newcastle St, Perth WA 6000

Contact: +61 423 310 599

Website: Website Link Here



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#4 – Sedap Place

Introduction: “Sedap” is how they’d say “delicious” in Malaysia – and this is exactly what they at Sedap Place would like to be known for. At their restaurant in East Victoria Park, they endeavour to introduce you to the wonderful world of Malaysian cuisine by showcasing its complex and robust flavours in every dish. Bring your friends and family down to enjoy some of the best tasting food and warmest hospitality you’ll find in Perth. They’re located on the Albany Highway and are open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

Menu Items:


Opening Hours:

11.30am to 2.30pm
5.00pm to 8.30pm

Location: 876 Albany Highway ,East Victoria Park Perth 6101

Contact: 08 61610741

Website: Website Link Here

#5 – Wassup Dog


Have one of their specialty coffees and teas and top it off with a freshly made breakfast from their extensive menu. They have a selection of banana breads & everyone’s favorite, the delicious cronut. There is also the selection of specialty coffees and teas for you to endulge and if you feel a little naughty see their sweet Menu.

Menu Items:

  • MeBACON & EGG TOASTIE (Price 9)
  • LOADED AUSSIE BURGER (Price 17.50)

Opening Hours:

Monday – Sunday

6:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Location:Shop 2, 113 Royal Street, East Perth WA 6004, Australia.

Contact: (08) 9921 5436

Website: Website Link Here


#6 – Tim’s Thai


Enjoy homemade style authentic Thai and Asian cuisine at one of West Perth’s most popular restaurants.
From most wanted Pad Thai, Sweet and Sour Chicken to delicious Green Curry and Asia’s most famous Nasi Goreng.
For lunch or dinner, dine in or take away.
All cooked with heart.

Menu Items:

  • Pai Thai Chicken (Price 15.9)
  • Massaman Beef (Price 18.9)
  • Spring Roll (Price 7.9)
  • Red Curry Fried Rice Prawn (Price 17.9)

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 11.00am – 2.00 pm

Tues – Fri 5.00pm – 8.00pm


1/1297 Hay Street, West Perth WA 6005 Australia

Contact: (08) 9485 2266

Website: Website Link Here


#7 – Old Shanghai


A Chinese Restaurant that comes with international dishes in an enduring, family-run food court with retro Chinese decor & outdoor seats.

Menu Items:

  • Spicy Stir-fried Beef (Price 25.8)
  • Sweet and Sour Pork Fillet (Price 23.8)
  • Special Fried Rice (Price 14.8)
  • Stir-fried Brocolli (Price 17.8)

Opening Hours: Mon, Wed & Thur 10am – 9pm / Tues, Fri – Sun 10am – 10pm

Location: 123 James St. Northbridge , Perth, WA, Australia, 6003

Contact: +61 8 9227 8633

Website: Website Link Here


#8 – Govinda’s Restaurant


Govindas is a vegetarian restaurant in Perth, part of the global Food for Life mission, serving vegetarians.

Menu Items:

  • Standard Full Course Meal (Price 12)
  • Concession Full Course Meal (Price 10)
  • Children Full Course Meal (Price 8)
  • Rice curry Full Course MEAL (Price 8)


194 William St, Northbridge, Western Australia, WA, Australia, Western Australia

Contact: +61 8 9227 1684

Website: Website Link Here


#9 – Peoples Inn Dumpling House


Authentic Hand Made Dumplings From Northern China! Low-key counter-serve eatery specialising in dumplings & other Chinese grub in easygoing surrounds.

Menu Items:

  • Pork and Chives Boiled Dumplings (Price 16.80)
  • Pork and Chinese Cabbage Boiled Dumplings (Price 16.80)
  • Vegetarian Boiled Dumplings (Price 16.80)
  • Special Prawn and Pork Boiled Dumplings (Price 19.80)


3/ 369 Hay St, Perth, WA, Australia, Western Australia

Contact:+61 8 9202 1851

Website: Website Link Here


#10 – Chop Chop BBQ

Introduction: Chinese BBQ with a hint of the taste of South East Asia. Food made with love.

Menu Items:

  • Roast Pork (Price 15.5)
  • Beef Brisket (Price 16.8)
  • Roast Duck (Price 15.9)
  • Combination of two (Price 16.8)

Location: 116 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Contact: +61 433 373 163

Website: Website Link Here


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