Italian food is one of the most widely loved cuisines in the world. There is nothing that a warm plate of fresh pasta pilled high with cheese can not make a little better. But sometimes, finding great, fresh pasta on a budget is difficult! Never fear, we found the 5 best pasta places in New York City for under $10, where you can either save money or buy even more pasta!
Cozily on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 7th Street, this windowed eatery serves up $9 pasta and $15 pitchers of sangria. This causes people to line up during busy hours, so make sure to get there early. The menu gives various pasta types and sauces to be mixed and matched, leaving limitless possibilities!
Gaia Italian Café
Immerse yourself in Italian lifestyle with homemade sandwiches, bread, meatballs, lasagna, and pastas. Each dish is fresh baked, allowing for a finished dish that is well worth the small wait and price.
Since 1906, Raffetto’s has been serving fresh pasta for unbeatable prices. They cut the pasta fresh for every order, so you can even get a custom shape! This cash only Greenwich Village spot is a hidden gem.
Pepe Rosso To Go
While only a handful of their dishes fall below $10, this West Village hole-in-the-wall brings an array of Italian dishes for good prices. It’s a tiny place with a big menu and big portion sizes.
Lamarca Cheese Shop
You cannot go wrong with any of the pastas at this wallet-friendly shop. When you walk in you can smell the incredible aroma of cheese (which you should order extra of on your pasta). This cash-only spot makes everything fresh and has a both a shop and a cafe, where you can take your meal to go or to stay.