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Hot Doug’s, Portillos Make Urbanspoon’s Top 100 Cheap Eats List

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago restaurants have cracked the list of Top 100 “cheap eats” in the country.

Hot Doug’s, the insanely popular encased meats emporium and sausage superstore at 3324 North California Ave, and Portillos, which garners rave reviews for their beef sandwiches, hot dogs and overall high-value menu, earned the honor from Urbanspoon. Portillos has multiple locations across the Chicago area

Restaurants on the Urbanspoon’s 2012 America’s Most Popular Cheap Eats list were selected based on a rating algorithm that includes: blog posts on Urbanspoon; diner voting behavior; consumer reviews; critic reviews; and page views.

Planning a trip? Here is the complete list:

Atlanta, GA
Vortex Bar & Grill (Midtown)
Vortex Bar & Grill (Little Five Points/Candler Park)

Austin, TX
Hopdoddy Burger Bar (South Congress)
Hut’s Hamburgers
Magnolia Cafe South

Baltimore, MD
Blue Moon Cafe

Bellevue, NE
Stella’s Hamburgers

Boston, MA
Mike’s Pastry

Buford, GA
Rico’s World Kitchen

Burbank, CA
Porto’s Bakery & Cafe

Chattanooga, TN
Champy’s Famous Fried Chicken

Chesapeake, VA
The Broken Egg Bistro

Chicago, IL
Hot Doug’s
Portillo’s Hot Dogs

Cincinnati, OH
Adriatico’s Pizza
Eli’s BBQ

Columbus, OH
Adriatico’s
Thurman Cafe

Cottonwood Heights, UT
Lone Star Taqueria

Decatur, GA
Brick Store Pub

Denver, CO
Cherry Cricket

Des Moines, IA
A Dong

Dunedin, FL
Delco’s Original Steaks and Hoagies


East Amherst, NY

Grover’s Bar & Grill

Edmond, OK
Flatire Burgers

Fayetteville, AR
Geraldi’s
Hammontree’s Grilled Cheese
Hugo’s

Fort Worth, TX
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop (Fort Worth TCU Area)

Gladstone, MO
Longboards Wraps and Bowls

Glendale, CA
Porto’s Bakery & Cafe

Homestead, PA
SMOKE barbeque taqueria

Homewood, AL
Saws

Houston, TX
Tiny Boxwood’s Cafe

Indianapolis, IN
Maxine’s Chicken and Waffles
Yats (Meridian Kessler)

Jacksonville, FL
Potters House Soul Food Bistro

Jacksonville Beach, FL
Angie’s Subs
TacoLu

Kansas City, MO
Grinders
Waldo Pizza (Waldo)

Lafayette, LA
Olde Tyme Grocery

Lake Charles, LA
Darrell’s

Lexington, KY
Bourbon n’ Toulouse
Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

Little Rock, AR
Flying Fish of Little Rock
Layla’s Gyros & Pizzaria

Los Angeles, CA
Diddy Riese Cookies
Philippe, The Original
Wurstkuche

Lubbock, TX
Thai Pepper

Memphis, TN
Central BBQ
Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
Jerry’s Sno Cone
Las Delicias Mexican Bar and Grill (East Memphis)
Soul Fish Cafe

Minneapolis, MN
Matt’s Bar
The Anchor Fish & Chips


Nashville, TN

Pancake Pantry
The Pharmacy Burger Parlor and Beer Garden

New Orleans, LA
Cafe Du Monde
Camellia Grill
Central Grocery
Parkway Bakery & Tavern

New York, NY
Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridien
Eataly
Pommes Frites
S’Mac
Shake Shack (Gramercy & Flatiron)
Shake Shack (Upper West Side)


Norman, OK

Victoria’s Pasta Shop

North Richland Hills, TX
Tex’s Star Grill


Oklahoma City, OK

Big Truck Tacos
Cafe 7 Delicatessen and Pastaria
Nic’s Grill

Orlando, FL
Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria


Panama City Beach, FL

Dee’s Hangout

Pittsburgh, PA
Lulu’s Noodles
Primanti Brothers (Strip District)

Portland, OR
Voodoo Doughnut


Salt Lake City, UT

Bruges Waffles and Frites

San Antonio, TX
Florio’s Pizza
Magnolia Pancake Haus

San Diego, CA
Hodad’s

Santa Monica, CA
Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery

Seattle, WA
Bakery Nouveau
Paseo (Fremont)
Red Mill Burgers (Phinney Ridge)
Salumi
Zippy’s Giant Burgers

St Louis, MO
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard (St. Louis Hills)

St Paul, MN
Blue Door Pub (Merriam Park/Highland Park)


St Petersburg, FL

Mazzaro’s Italian Market

Tallahassee, FL
Little Athens Gyro
Mr. Roboto

Tampa, FL
Taco Bus

Virginia Beach, VA
Whitner’s BBQ

Warr Acres, OK
Abel’s Mexican Restaurant

Washington, DC
Ben’s Chili Bowl
Good Stuff Eatery (Capitol Hill)

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