Eating out options near the campus that won’t break the bank!

The Humber International Graduate School (IGS) campus offers much more than just an opportunity to study in Toronto’s active financial and technology district. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the convenience and activities available outside the classroom truly enhance the student experience.

The IGS learning environment encourages students to connect with business and industry professionals. So let’s talk business – food. One of the perks of being in the downtown core is the HUGE variety of eating options right next to the campus.

With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to decide where to kill your cravings. We’ve done our research to make it easier for you.

We’re not only listing places but a wallet-friendly list of cheap eats near the Humber IGS campus that won’t break the bank. Enjoy – literally!

The Salad House

If you’re looking for large portions at a very affordable price, the Salad House is your go-to spot! Known for its fresh ingredients and delicious shawarma, this place is a must-visit for lunch.

With prices ranging from $8 to $20, the Salad House offers a variety of shawarma options to satisfy your cravings. They are especially famous for their chicken shawarma, which has garnered shining reviews from customers. A quick look at their reviews tells that even the small portions are generous enough for two solid meals, making it a great value for your money.

The best part? It’s incredibly convenient! Located just a two-minute walk from the Humber IGS campus, you can easily pop over between classes for a quick and satisfying meal. Shawarma, big portion, great prices and convenience – what else could you ask for? Make sure to check out the Salad House for a delicious and budget-friendly lunch option.

Rooster Coffee House

This cozy coffee shop, with three locations on Jarvis Street, King Street East and Broadview Avenue, is the perfect place to get your daily dose of caffeine and gear up for your classes.

Rooster Coffee House offers more than just high-quality coffee and cheap baked goods (including gluten-free and vegan options). The Jarvis Street location features a dog-friendly patio and provides free dog biscuits for your puppy. If you scroll through their Instagram, you’ll see plenty of cute furry friends who often visit the café.

The place also offers budget-friendly breakfast and lunch options, including breakfast jars, wraps and salads. These options are not only tasty but also easy on your wallet.

This is not only an ideal spot for grabbing breakfast before those early 8 a.m. classes, but it’s also a cozy and comfortable study spot. With its inviting atmosphere, you’ll find it easy to settle in, focus on your work and crush those final exams.

Just a six-minute walk from the IGS campus, right beside the Rogers Building, Rooster Coffee House is an excellent choice for a student-friendly breakfast on a budget.

Egg Club

Egg Club is another must-visit breakfast spot on this list. Located at Yonge and Wellesley, this simple walk-in kitchen is perfect for grabbing a quick to-go breakfast or brunch to recharge.

With easy-to-eat, hand-held food options, Egg Club is a dream for students who love quick and convenient meals. Specializing in egg sandwiches, they offer a wide variety of options – from classic bacon and cheese to adventurous chipotle lobster, you name it, they have it.

Although egg sandwiches are typically considered a light breakfast, many customers have mentioned that Egg Club’s sandwiches are quite fulfilling, making them a great brunch option for those mid-day classes.

You could hop on the subway from Bloor-Yonge and ride one station south to Wellesley, or if you prefer to enjoy the summer weather, a 10-minute walk will get you there.

Suksi Biryani House

Looking for some cheap Indian food? Suksi Biryani House is the place to go.

One of the perks of studying at the IGS campus is meeting with students from all over the world. We all love learning about different cultures and customs, but what’s better than trying a different cuisine? Yes, nothing, you’re right. If you’re craving Indian food, Suksi Biryani House is a top choice.

Whether you want the classic butter chicken or a flavourful chicken biryani, this spot delivers just the right amount of spice and flavour. The portions are also very generous, often enough to have leftovers for later while fulfilling your lunch thirst.

Don’t be deceived by the small place with just a few tables to sit. What Suksi Biryani House lacks in size, it makes up for with delicious food that fits a student-friendly budget. It’s the perfect spot to explore Indian cuisine without breaking the bank!

And don’t forget convenience. Suksi Biryani House is on the same street as the IGS campus.

Picture of the Humber International Graduate School campus in downtown Toronto.
Picture via Humber’s Digital Asset Management.

Located in Toronto’s downtown core, the Humber International Graduate School offers many opportunities for students to further their education and launch their careers. The campus’ prime location provides easy access to various amenities that enhance the student experience.

Beyond the wallet-friendly options we’ve listed, the IGS campus is also conveniently close to Hudson’s Bay Centre and the Toronto Eaton Centre. Two fantastic locations with a wide range of dining choices at their food courts.

If you attend the IGS campus and want to connect with IGNITE, reach out to the IGS Board of Director Sesha Sai Sankrarasubramanian. Sankrarasubramanian is the support you need for any concerns or suggestions about your student life.

If you know any other hidden cheap eats gems around the Humber IGS campus, let us know @shareignite.

Feature image courtesy of Humber College – Humber’s Digital Asset Management.

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