[WATCH] Grab a Yummy $5 Italian Lunch at Gaia Italian Café on the Lower East Side

Gaia Italian Café is a popular inexpensive Italian food join on Houston, straddling the border of the East Village and the Lower East Side. Know for their inexpensive paninis, it's one of the only places in the City where you can find an Italian lunch for under $5. Check it out in this recent episode of the excellent 5 Buck Lunch series from our friends at Thrillist.

It's time for Italian! New York is known for its awesome Italian food, but it's often pricey. Have no fear, my hungry little lunch lurkers, we've got you covered. We are presenting a true gem of an Italian restaurant that is sure to satisfy your tummies and piggy banks. This restaurant features next-level, mind-blowing deliciousness that is actually affordable. Join host Cody Reiss as he takes us to the dankest Italian spot in the East Village for the cheapest lunch our ducats can buy. We’re going to Gaia Italian Cafè! They are serving up some of the tastiest paninis in NYC and we’re showing you why.

via Thrillist

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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