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DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats
DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

BUFORD, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Called Atlanta’s Best Kept Secret by Zagat, Little Szechuan in Doraville could easily be the best Chinese in Atlanta. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and all menu items are priced under $10. Lunches are served with steamed rice and soup and brown rice can be substituted for $1 extra. The restaurant is open seven days a week and opens for lunch and dinner. Little Szechuan is located on 5091-C Buford Highway.

Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ, a southern restaurant with shops all over the city, hosts Taco Tuesday, every Tuesday. Tacos are $2.49 each; the tacos featured are the Bar-B-Q Pork Taco, Bar-B-Q Chicken Taco, Southern Fried Chicken Taco, Beef Brisket Taco and the Fried Catfish Taco. Each taco is wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. Also, all Mexican beers are $1.49, all night. Jim ‘N Nick’s are located all over the city.

Aqua Terra is a neighborhood gem, situated in the middle of downtown Buford. The restaurant is famous for their Panko Crusted Tomatoes and Seared Scallops, which are two of their menu staples. Certain menu items are more expensive than others; however, one diner will be able to leave the restaurant with a great meal under $20. The restaurant is located at 55 East Main Street in Buford.

Visit Napoli’s Pizza in Flowery Branch for the best Italian food in Northeast metro. On Monday and Tuesday, the restaurant offers a large two topping, New York style pizza for $11.99. The restaurant features authentic Pizza, Calzone, Stromboli, Pasta al Forno and Hot Subs. The restaurant opened in 2003 and has been the “go-to” for authentic Italian, in this area, since then. Napoli’s is located at 5900 Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch.  

Be sure to log on next Wednesday, we’ll share our picks for “Cinco de Mayo on a Dime”.