Food Prices in Costa Rica

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 215.26 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 271.22 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 102.43 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 306.41 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 412.00 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 655.76 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 886.01 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 683.36 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 198.02 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 420.02 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 247.73 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 227.80 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 133.21 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 103.09 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,862.34 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
150,732.54 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 108.49 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 256.09 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 306.41 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 874.34 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 590.67 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 569.47 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 198.02 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 210.01 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 247.73 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 227.80 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 133.21 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 51.55 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,773.79 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
116,987.58 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,259.46 ₡ 2,252.32-4,731.77
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 984.20 ₡ 453.59-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 464.64 ₡ 281.23-759.77
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,532.05 ₡ 900.00-2,500.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,868.80 ₡ 1,133.98-3,628.74
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,982.98 ₡ 1,043.26-3,175.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,679.25 ₡ 1,587.58-4,309.13
Apples (1 lb) 1,033.23 ₡ 453.59-1,764.48
Banana (1 lb) 359.29 ₡ 226.80-680.39
Oranges (1 lb) 635.07 ₡ 226.80-1,517.54
Tomato (1 lb) 561.85 ₡ 294.84-1,133.98
Potato (1 lb) 516.65 ₡ 272.16-800.00
Onion (1 lb) 604.21 ₡ 272.16-910.53
Lettuce (1 head) 515.46 ₡ 300.00-1,000.00