This week’s cheap eats

TAKE YOUR PICK IN PRINEVILLE

Eight sandwiches and a selection of tacos and flatbreads are less than $10 for lunch. Staff pick: the Prineville sandwich with turkey, bacon, melted Swiss and avocado served with coleslaw, fries, onion rings or side salad.

Lunch deal = $9.95 or less

Barney Prine’s Steakhouse & Saloon

389 NW Fourth St., Prineville

541-447-3333

Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to Sunday

_

CHOICES GALORE

The combo meal lets you mix and match any two soups, salads or sandwiches on the menu. Staff pick: pear and blue cheese salad with a warm Californian panini.

Anytime deal = $8.50 to $10.50

Croutons

335 SW Century Drive, Bend

541-330-1133

564 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend

541-728-0825

974 SW Veteran’s Way, Suite 6, Redmond

541-316-1500

Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (all locations) and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (Westside Bend only)

_

FINGER-LICKING GOOD

The weather outside might be frightful, but this crispy chicken sandwich with Swiss cheese, honey mustard, lettuce, tomato pickled onion and a side of fries is delightful.

Anytime deal = $8

J Dub

932 NW Bond St., Bend

541-797-6335

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

_

DRIVE-BY THAI

The selection of eight to 10 entrees (each with a side of rice) varies daily at this drive-thru Thai food truck, but the super-friendly service stays the same. Staff picks: red curry chicken with peanut sauce and massaman curry tofu with coconut milk.

Lunch deal = $8

A Taste of Thailand

696 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend

541-815-0180

Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday

_

MEXICAN, AMERICAN AND MORE

Try any of the 15 burgers and sandwiches or build your own Mexican combo platter choosing one or two items made with your choice of chicken, shredded or ground beef served with verde rice, refried black beans and coleslaw. Add a third item for $3 more.

Lunch deal = $8 to $10

Diego’s Spirited Kitchen

447 SW Sixth St., Redmond

541-316-2002

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily

_

FLYING HIGH

Enjoy a garden salad, Caesar salad or soup of the day, plus a half sandwich. Sandwich selections include turkey and havarti, tuna salad and cheddar, pastrami and Swiss or ham and Swiss.

Lunch deal = $9

The Phoenix

594 NE Bellevue Drive, Bend

541-317-0727

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

_

LET’S GO BOWLING

There are seven healthy and filling one-bowl meals to try, such as the Thai bowl with baked tofu, garlic green beans and steamed broccoli on brown or jasmine rice topped with cilantro lime slaw and lemongrass peanut sauce. All are gluten free and many are also vegan.

Lunch deal = $7.50 to $9.50

Laughing Planet

913 NE Third St., Bend

541-306-3995

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

_

PIZZA PARTY

Pick a slice or create your own 6-inch individual pizza with a small house or Caesar salad, cup of soup and a fountain drink.

Lunch deal = $9

Bend Pizza Kitchen

2755 Northwest Crossing Drive, Bend

541-647-1819

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

_

SO MANY SANDWICHES

You may have a hard time choosing from 20 different sandwiches, burgers and paninis on the menu for under $10. Staff pick: a breakfast sandwich with fried egg, tomato and cheddar on an oversized English muffin for $5.

Anytime deal = $5 to $9.50

Planker Sandwiches

824 NW Wall St., Bend

541-317-5717

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

15951571
This image is copyrighted.