13 Budget-Friendly Dinner Party Ideas

Our three-course dinner menus are designed to help you throw a fabulous dinner party that you will be proud to host! Featuring easy-to-find and affordable ingredients, these menus will make your guests and your wallet happy.

Part of: Party Central: Dinner Parties

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Thai Dinner Party

Take your dinner party to the next level with these tasty Thai meals. The classic sweet-and-spicy flavor combinations are guaranteed to impress your guests.

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Easy Comfort Food Party

There's no need to cook fancy meals for a successful dinner party. These simple comfort foods will always satisfy your guests.

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Thai Dinner Party

Take your dinner party to the next level with these tasty Thai meals. The classic sweet-and-spicy flavor combinations are guaranteed to impress your guests.

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Vegan Dinner Party

Don't settle with bland flavors because you are a vegan. These vegan-friendly meals are packed with fresh vegetables and wonderful flavors.

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Hawaiian Dinner Party

With some sweet pineapples and coconut, you are in business to say aloha to a fabulous and delicious luau party!

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Italian Dinner Party

Imagine your typical Italian dinner, but let's turn up the volume a little bit for a dinner party. Everyone will want to save room for the decadent cannoli cream.

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Korean Dinner Party

This delicious and easy Korean BBQ with spicy tofu will turn your home into Koreatown.

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All-Taco Party

This three-course taco party is the party your guests will taco-bout again and again!

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Bite-Sized Dinner Party

Who needs a fancy plate or napkin when you can use your fingers to have a delicious dinner?

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Japanese Dinner Party

You don't need to roll out sushi to throw a Japanese dinner party. This beef udon is going to wow your dinner crowd.

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Grain Lovers' Dinner Party

You don't need to sacrifice your healthy diet for a dinner party! These grain-focused meals will make your guests feel happier and healthier than before.

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Mexican Dinner Party

Fresh bean salsa, Mexican squash casserole and more — these foods will bring the fiesta to the table. Get your amigos and a bottle of tequila to make the party extra bueno.

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Breakfast-for-Dinner Party

Don't hesitate to make the breakfast casserole extra cheesy and extra meaty. You can do that without feeling guilty because it's for dinner — not breakfast.

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Mediterranean Dinner Party

Cool, fresh and vibrant, these tasty meals will take your dinner party crowd on a trip to the Mediterranean.

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