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Detroit's 4 top food stands (that won't break the bank)

Bangkok 96 Street Food | Photo: Kilo C./Yelp

Looking to try the best food stands in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable food stands in Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. Bangkok 96 Street Food

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Topping the list is Bangkok 96 Street Food. Located at 474 Peterboro St. in Midtown, the food stand and Asian fusion and Thai spot is the highest-rated inexpensive food stand in Detroit, boasting 4.5 stars out of 62 reviews on Yelp. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Bangkok 96 Street Food.

"A little humble place inside the new beer garden, The Detroit Shipping Co. is where you and your friends can get gourmet Southeast Asian inspired street food by Chef Genevieve Vang of Bangkok 96 Restaurant," it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.

2. Los Dos Amigos

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Next up is Los Dos Amigos, situated at 7115 Parkwood St. With five stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp, the food stand and Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Yelper Al P., who reviewed Los Dos Amigos on Oct. 11, wrote, "No matter what other food truck I may sample, I always come back to Los Dos Amigos. In my humble but well-tested opinion, there is still no better taco, tostada, burrito or quesadilla in SW Detroit."

3. El Taquito

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Southwest Detroit's El Taquito, located at 1985 Military St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly food stand and Mexican spot 4.5 stars out of 24 reviews. 

Yelper Vikrant B., who reviewed El Taquito on July 5, wrote, "[The] chicken [burrito] was grilled so well, and it had so much flavor with the fresh-cut mint that was added in the burrito and freshly squeezed lime. ...I will for sure recommend this food truck to anyone who wants to try good food."

4. Pink Flamingo

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Pink Flamingo, a food stand in Briggs, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 10 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2746 Vermont, or wherever it rolls to see for yourself. 

If you're curious for more, we found these details about Pink Flamingo.

"Farm-to-table carryout with grab and go items and a rotating hot foods menu" it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.


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