Cheap Date

With a weak economy, no wonder everyone wants to save money. Affordable and great tasting food can be hard to come by, but one restaurant has both. Checkers, located at 13835 block of Nacogdoches is a 50’s style diner that offers a variety of affordable menu items.

The restaurant’s décor of black and white photos, checkered floor tile and 50’s style furniture will transport you back in time. Checkers is definitely the place to go.

Everything offered is cooked to order. Checkers offers lunch and dinner, Monday-Saturday, 11a.m. to 9p.m. and Sunday 11a.m. to 8p.m. Menu items vary from seafood, beef and steak to sandwiches and salads. But the best part of Checkers is the price. Checkers offers great lunch specials. Two people can order a complete meal for under $20.

A meal of chicken fried steak covered with country gravy with two sides of mashed potatoes and broccoli along with some cornbread. Side orders vary from vegetables to salads. Another delicious meal is their bacon cheeseburger topped with your choice of vegetables. Cooked to order, this burger will definitely fill you up.

A lunch special such as the chicken fried steak is priced at $7.50 and a classic bacon cheeseburger at $7.65, which totals $15.15 for two people. This is definitely a bargain meal.

So your next meal for two could be affordable and tasty. Stop by Checkers and check out what they offer. For more information, visit