Food Prices in Costa Rica

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 239.22 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 321.36 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 113.86 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 348.32 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 407.60 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 680.74 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 966.28 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 707.91 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 203.14 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 434.00 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 267.47 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 267.54 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 130.06 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 103.11 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person5,190.61 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
160,908.93 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 128.54 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 284.65 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 348.32 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 907.66 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 644.19 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 589.92 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 203.14 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 217.00 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 267.47 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 267.54 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 130.06 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 51.55 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,040.05 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
125,241.61 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,622.19 ₡ 2,100.00-4,731.77
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,166.14 ₡ 453.59-2,267.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 516.47 ₡ 281.23-771.11
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,741.61 ₡ 840.00-3,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,848.84 ₡ 907.19-3,700.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,058.54 ₡ 1,043.26-3,175.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,921.98 ₡ 1,950.45-4,535.93
Apples (1 lb) 1,070.34 ₡ 453.59-2,000.00
Banana (1 lb) 368.57 ₡ 226.80-725.75
Oranges (1 lb) 656.19 ₡ 272.16-1,451.50
Tomato (1 lb) 606.62 ₡ 294.84-997.90
Potato (1 lb) 606.78 ₡ 272.16-986.56
Onion (1 lb) 589.94 ₡ 317.52-950.28
Lettuce (1 head) 515.54 ₡ 300.00-1,000.00