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Food Prices in Costa Rica

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 190.98 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 249.98 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 119.11 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 312.83 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 348.18 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 579.77 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 720.29 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 656.48 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 187.09 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 348.61 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 246.43 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 230.97 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 101.44 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 114.37 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,406.54 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
136,602.75 ₡

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 99.99 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 297.78 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 312.83 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 773.02 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 480.19 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 547.07 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 187.09 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 174.30 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 246.43 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 230.97 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 101.44 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 57.19 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,508.31 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
108,757.56 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,891.83 ₡ 2,271.25-3,835.33
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 907.13 ₡ 544.31-1,451.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 540.29 ₡ 381.02-725.75
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,564.13 ₡ 1,162.22-2,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,579.33 ₡ 1,043.26-3,175.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,753.19 ₡ 1,315.42-2,635.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,178.11 ₡ 1,587.58-2,948.35
Apples (1 lb) 992.58 ₡ 453.59-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 339.45 ₡ 226.80-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 527.09 ₡ 272.16-861.83
Tomato (1 lb) 558.89 ₡ 362.87-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 523.84 ₡ 317.52-725.75
Onion (1 lb) 460.14 ₡ 272.16-657.71
Lettuce (1 head) 571.87 ₡ 350.00-1,100.00


Last update: October 2019
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