Cougar Cousine: 5 best cheap eats around campus

College is hard. Eating well while in college shouldn’t be.

Cougar Cuisine highlights the most mouthwatering meals near campus that won’t break the bank.

Spring Roll Asian Cuisine

Spring Roll Asian Cuisine is the perfect place for your Cougar Cuisine.

Inexpensive varieties of tried-and-true classics like General Tso chicken, pho, and of course, spring rolls make this restaurant a delicious place for any college student on a budget.


Bon Banh Mi Southeast Asian Kitchen

Bon Banh Mi Southeast Asian Kitchen is one the best late-night spots for Vietnamese sandwiches. The menu is friendly on the wallet and the stomach.



With $5 sandwiches on Monday nights and free delivery anywhere on the peninsula, Persimmons Cafe is always a solid option.

Great food at great prices makes Persimmons the perfect place for your Cougar Cuisine.


Gypsy Cuban Pantry

This former food truck is like having a little havana in Charleston’s backyard.

Cuban sandwiches, tostones and empanadas are delicious ways to spice up any lunch.


60 Bull Cafe  

Every Sunday, 60 Bull Cafe serves the most decadent sweet potato chicken biscuits to grace Calhoun Street – no bull.

Also, this casual dining place is only a five-minute walk from campus, making it an ideal place for an after-class meal.

by Jaise Holnes

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