No need to suffer another meal of anemic salad bars or gray lunch meats — these 6 campus-convenient cheap-eats spots will treat you right
Already sick of the sloppy joes and cardboard pizza in your school's cafeteria? Try these budget-friendly, near-campus restaurants for something a little more exciting. Your wallet and stomach will thank you.
FOR STUDENTS AT: SUFFOLK
Al’s State Street Café
112 State Street, Boston | Monday–Friday, 10:30 am–6 pm; Saturday 10:30 am–4 pm
Other locations: Al’s South Street Café (179 Essex Street, Boston) and Al’s Harvard Square Café (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge)
For what might be the best chicken salad in Boston, look no further than Al’s State Street Café. With all small (10-inch) subs priced at $6 and all large subs $8, Al’s gives you bang for your buck. Suffolk kids: wander on down to the State Street location. Harvard students are in luck, too: Al’s newest café is in Harvard Square. Tip: order a large and save half for dinner.