Sct. Oluf, Mejlgade 33: Inexpensive, french-inspired restaurant in the middle of the Latin Quarter in Aarhus. Seat reservation is recommended since it is always packed. For three courses you pay 155 DKK.
Le Coq, Graven 14: Also an inexpensive restaurant situated in the Latin Quarter. On Tuedays the restaurant serves a meal and a beer for 50 DKK. Also stop by the bar durings weekends and enjoy the famous, french liqueur Chartreuse.
Vesterlauget, Vestergade 50: A cozy and informal restaurant that serves one dish every day which is posted on their Facebook-page - during weekends you get to chose between two kinds. Very high standard food at a very reasonable price.
Klassisk Fisk, Nørregade 38: A seafood restaurant that serves the freshest of fish and shellfish straight from the sea. Also known for their Monday night "shrimp party" when shrimp & cava is ad libitum for a very reasonable price.
Nordisk Spisehus, M.P. Bruuns Gade 31: One of the more fancy restaurants in Aarhus that serves food from the nordic kitchen.
La Cabra, Graven 20: The place to go if you would like a unique nordic coffee experience.
Great Coffee, Klostergade 32H: This coffee shop and roastery is situated in an old chocolate factory in Aarhus. The barista is among one of the best in world and will be ready to help you pick just the right cup of coffee.
Sigfred's Kaffebar, Ryesgade 3: Homely cafe in the lower part of a book store right on the main shopping street.
LYNfabrikken, Vestergade 49: Quiet but trendy cafe often used as a working environment for students or business meetings for companies in the neighborhood.
Ris Ras, Mejlgade 24: A small but always crowded pub that has a wide selection of beer and the possibility to smoke hookah.
Fairbar, Nørre Allé 66: A non-profit bar with good prices and many events going on.
Tir na Nóg, Frederiksgade 40: An authentic Irish pub in the city. Go Thursdays and be a part of the weekly pub quiz - but arrive early, it's popular.
Studenterbaren, Nordre Ringgade 3: The official student bar serving over 150 different kinds of beers.
Løve's Bog- og VinCafé, Nørregade 32: A combined book store and wine bar with a cozy atmosphere. Read or listen to poetry once a month.
HeadQuarters, Valdemarsgade 1: A bar, club and concert hall with a cozy and informal atmosphere. The prices are very reasonable and their calendar is always booked with various events, theme nights and funky music.