Funds running low? No need to despair! Put away the Ramen Noodles and read on. For students especially, Johnson City has a lot to offer as far as cheap food goes. Here is a run down of popular options around town.

Main Street Pizza Company

Deal: Endless slices and $2 pints.

Main Street Pizza Company is popular for their $2 pint night where they serve an array of beer pint for $2 for diners after 6 p.m. However, many students don’t know about their student deal where students and faculty of surrounding colleges can come in for bottomless. pizza. This deal happens Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Patrons with a university ID receive bottomless cheese or pepperoni pizza slices for just $6, including the drink!

Main Street Pizza Company sits right on the corner of the Main Street and South Roan Street in Downtown Johnson City.

Miso Teriyaki House

Deal: Teriyaki Tuesdays

Tuesdays at Miso Teriyaki House are always a rush. Students and community members all head to Miso’s on Tuesdays for this great deal. For just $7 customers receive a drink and an order of beef or chicken teriyaki with rice and vegetables to smother in as much shrimp sauce as they’d like.

Miso Teriyaki House is nestled between Kroger and Zaxby’s on West State of Franklin, barely a five minute drive from the ETSU campus.

Ole’s Guacamoles

Deal: Taco Tuesday

Just a short walk through the historic Tree Streets, Ole’s Guacamoles is located just up the road from Main Street Pizza Company. With a large menu of Mexican cuisine, the real star on Tuesdays are the tacos. Taco Tuesdays feature beef or chicken hard shell tacos for only $1 each. The tacos are served with cheese and a side of lettuce and tomatoes.


Deal: Mini Monday

Barberitos is a southwestern grille and cantina style restaurant that is located also on West State of Franklin right next to campus. On Mondays, Barberitos offers a miniature version of their burritos along with a side of chips and a drink for just $5. Customers enter and choose the type of tortilla for their burrito, pick their protein and choose from a variety of other toppings. The burritos are assembled by employees and served with chips.

Papa John’s

Deal: Discount pizza

When a late-night pizza craving comes along, another discounts await students at the Papa Johns on West Walnut Street next to campus. At Papa John’s students get discounts on one-topping pizzas. A medium pizza is $6, a large pizza is $8 and and extra large pizza is $10 with an ETSU student ID.