Food Prices in Costa Rica

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 208.55 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 228.96 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 76.90 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 302.75 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 360.34 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 575.19 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 754.78 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 729.55 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 200.00 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 391.33 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 236.27 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 240.13 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 125.03 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 109.44 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,539.21 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
140,715.60 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 91.58 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 192.24 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 302.75 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 766.92 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 503.18 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 607.96 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 200.00 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 195.66 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 236.27 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 240.13 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 125.03 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 54.72 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,516.46 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
109,010.19 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,157.76 ₡ 2,271.25-4,163.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 830.84 ₡ 453.59-2,059.97
Rice (white), (1 lb) 348.80 ₡ 281.23-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,513.74 ₡ 1,000.00-2,400.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,634.45 ₡ 907.19-2,783.74
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,739.34 ₡ 907.19-2,521.98
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,282.41 ₡ 1,360.78-3,265.87
Apples (1 lb) 1,103.06 ₡ 453.59-1,814.37
Banana (1 lb) 362.88 ₡ 226.80-680.39
Oranges (1 lb) 591.68 ₡ 226.80-1,814.37
Tomato (1 lb) 535.86 ₡ 317.52-1,270.06
Potato (1 lb) 544.61 ₡ 226.80-1,088.62
Onion (1 lb) 567.11 ₡ 272.16-997.90
Lettuce (1 head) 547.22 ₡ 300.00-1,200.00