Before the game, in between classes, after work, or on the weekends the quest for cheap eats and dining near the UCF area is a never-ending quest.  Being a full-time student on a budget doesn't make you any less hungry. Here is a list of Orlando restaurants serving cheap eats near UCF. 

Lazy Moon Pizza | UCF

The pizza place near UCF has an unforgettable motto. Eat, Drink, and be Lazy. What's also unforgettable is the size of their slices.  Lazy Moon Pizza UCF serves traditional and unique topping combinations on humungous slices. Seriously as big as your head.  You'll either need to perfect the pizza slice fold or tackle it with a fork and knife. 

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Jimmy Hula's | University Blvd

Best Fish Tacos, Burgers, and Beer in Florida! Jimmy Hula's Restaurant is the result of over 50 years of global travel by Jimmy Hula himself, scouting out the best waves, experiences, and food across the planet. The casual sit down eatery near UCF provides fast and flavorful food. 


Sus Hi Eatstation | East Orlando

Create your own sushi roll, bowl, or wrap with the friendly neighborhood Ninjas! SUS HI EATSTATION is a fast-casual Ninja-themed sushi restaurant that serves customizable sushi. The unique atmosphere and dynamic sushi make this a popular stop for students and locals looking for a quick bite. 

Buffalo Wild Wings |University Blvd

Buffalo Wild Wings on University Blvd is the ultimate spot for wings, beer, and sports. Catch their late night happy hour every night from 11:00p - 2:00a.

Duffy's Sports Grill | Waterford Lakes

Duffy's Sports Grill in Waterford Lakes serves the food you love in a casual dining, sports-themed experience. The restaurant near UCF provides the perfect atmosphere for watching the Knights during away games. 

Huey Magoo's | Alafaya Trail

At Huey Magoo’s, their mission is to serve you and your family great tasting, handcrafted chicken tenders while spreading happiness. The location on Alafaya Trail has become a student favorite due to their quick and friendly service, reasonable price, and delicious eats. 

Bento Cafe | East Orlando

Catering to the masses of students and local business professionals, Bento Cafe near UCF offers a quick-stop for a bite in between classes. Features a craft beer bar and large patio area. Go, Knights!

First Watch

An award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch favorite that specializes in both traditional and innovative creations all freshly prepared to order. The avocado toast is a must. They also have fresh fruit parfaits, pancakes and eggs benedict in many ways. 

Uncle Maddio's Pizza

It seems as if college kids can't get enough pizza. Luckily for fresh and well-seasoned students going to UCF there are plenty of pizza places in Orlando.  Uncle Maddio's Pizza promises Real Fresh. Real Fast pizza to the student body and they haven't let anyone down yet.  


Your local BURGERFI isn’t some industrialized fast food giant. They were started in a gourmet kitchen, by gourmet Chefs. Serving only the finest natural, certified Angus burgers, dogs, hand-cut fries, frozen custard and more. The casual burger restaurant near UCF is a great place to grab a bite before or after the game. 

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