Need more salads in your life?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable salad hot spots in Worcester, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
1. Shawarma Palace
Topping the list is Shawarma Palace. Located at 3 Pleasant St., the Lebanese spot, which offers salads and sandwiches, is the highest-rated affordable salad spot in Worcester, boasting five stars out of 329 reviews on Yelp.
Yelper Brian H., who reviewed Shawarma Palace on Oct. 24, wrote, "The service was very good, and food even better. I tried chicken and beef shawarma; both were spot on. They tasted fresh, and I really liked the sauce."
Yelper Kady B. wrote, "Amazing food and amazing people. They were very gracious and welcoming. Very fast service and the food was hot and tasty."
2. Brew On The Grid
Next up is Brew On The Grid, situated at 56 Franklin St. With four stars out of 96 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score coffee, tea and salads has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.
If you're looking for more, we found these details about Brew On The Grid.
"Frank Peace opened up Brew on the Grid in 2016," the business explains in the history section of its Yelp profile. "Brew on the Grid is an authentic, artisan cafe featuring coffees, sandwiches and salads. Brew is also home to the nitro brew iced coffee, which is sure to keep you energized throughout the day."
Furthermore, we found this about the business's signature items: "Craft Coffee Cafe offering craft coffee, beverages and hand-crafted breakfast and lunch sandwiches, along with house-made salads," it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.
3. Garden Fresh Courthouse Cafe
Finally, Garden Fresh Courthouse Cafe, located at 204 Main St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch spot, which offers salads and sandwiches, four stars out of 46 reviews.
Yelper A K., who reviewed Garden Fresh Courthouse Cafe on Aug. 9, wrote, "I literally just had the best sandwich ever. The tuna Havarti was amazing and full of flavor. The staff was incredibly friendly, and the menu is extensive."
Amelia L. noted, "Prices are super reasonable! Staff [is] overall extremely quick and friendly!"