Whether you’re looking to improve your health, lower your waistline, or stick to a goal, Boston On Budget has you covered. We know healthy eating can be expensive but Boston’s foodie scene has plenty of options for healthy eating on the go- and the cheap!
Check out our list of the Best Cheap, Healthy Restaurants in Boston:
1. REVOLUTION HEALTH KITCHEN
This local chain of health-focused restaurants prides themselves in fresh, local products including organic, seasonal produce and meats, whole food, plant based, and vegan options. They make everything in small batches and their menu changes seasonally.
2. DIG INN
Enjoy fresh, local foods with a menu which changes with the season- and regional supply. A “marketbowl” comes with a source of protein, starch, and veggies- or any combination you choose! They have a variety of hot and cold toppings plus whole grains, sauces, and desserts. There are also multiple locations around Boston.
3. BON ME
There’s a reason so many people in Asian countries live longer, healthier lives! Meals at Bon Me are Asian-inspired and emphasize fresh veggies. Choose from a bun bowl, bon me bap, ramen, pho, sandwiches, and more. You can customize any meal to include more or less veggies, carbs, and protein!
Brought to you by chef Daniel Boulud, this veggie-centric restaurant will leave you satisfied without weighing you down. No starch-heavy meals here, just build your own veggie bowls with delicious meats, low calorie sauces, and perfect textures! They also have pastas and grains to fit every meal plan!
5. TAHAZA HUMMUS KITCHEN
Meditarranean food is packed with heart-healthy olive oil, lean meats, fresh veggies, and quality starches. The flavors and freshness at Tahaza will keep you coming back for more. Make your own combination of hummus bowls, rice bowls, salads, and more.
6. MY THAI VEGAN CAFE
Located on Boston’s Chinatown, this bubble tea and snack shop has endless options for vegans. You’ll want to hit this place up with all of your Vegan friends, leave the omnivores at home. Or not- they can probably change your mind. Enjoy salads, noodle dishes, curries, soups, bubble tea, and much more.
7. LOVE ART SUSHI
These bowls consist of mostly veggies, proteins, and delicious sauces. Enjoy sushi, rice bowls, marikittos, and other options. They have plenty of coffee and tea drinks to quench your thirst. You can also order online.
8. SWEET GREEN
Seasonal salads, heart-healthy greens, warm and cold options, and you can order them all through an app! This local chain offers vegetarian- and omnivore-friendly options plus plenty of sauces, all house-made.
9. WHOLE HEART PROVISIONS
This plant-based restaurant has salads, wraps, kombucha, smoothies, toast, bowls, and other snacks. Enjoy a wonderful new take on veggies without breaking the bank- bowls are just $9.75!
10. CLOVER FOOD LAB
If you’re looking for healthy fast food, this is the best option in the country. Enjoy almost everything house-made and made to order with seasonal menus, veggie-heavy options, and depends on regional supply and demand. Enjoy soups, sandwiches, fritter platters, breakfast menus, and more.
How did we do? If we’re missing a great, local option for healthy and cheap meals, let us know! Leave a comment below with more details: