Toronto’s best cheap bowls of noodles right now

Toronto’s best cheap bowls of noodles right now

Five of our all-time favourite noodle soups to slurp for $10 or less

Manpuku’s curry udon noodles

1. Manpuku’s curry udon

This Japanese hole-in-the-wall is arguably one of the best vendors in what is already one of the downtown core’s best food courts. Manpuku’s chewy udon noodles in a smoked bonito broth come topped with a mildly spicy Japanese curry and thinly shaved strips of beef. $8.30.

2. Coffee In’s pancit molo

Pho and ramen may get all the noodle-soup love, but Filipino pancit deserves a shout-out. This one brings a bowl of intensely savoury broth loaded with plump wontons and shredded chicken. $6 small, $9 large. No website.

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3. Taste of Qin Yun’s traditional liangpi

Experience noodle nirvana with a bowl of these slippery, chewy hand-pulled noodles sided with seitan, bean sprouts and shredded cukes. Regulars know to mix it all together with the two condiments (spicy house-made chili oil and a black vinegar liangpi sauce) and slurp away. $9.40.

4. Miss Fu In Chengdu’s dandan noodles

It’s getting harder and harder to find dandan noodles for under $10, but this Sichuan spot with North York and downtown locations delivers a big bowl of the saucy, porky, peanutty noods to suit our budget. $9.

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5. Wuhan Noodles 1950’s Wuhan dry noodles

A mountain of hot dry noodles, a specialty of China’s Wuhan province, comes topped with a thick sesame paste and dotted with bits of green onion, cilantro and green beans. Sometimes simple is best. $9.