Food Prices in Costa Rica

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 204.56 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 230.04 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 77.65 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 299.90 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 360.71 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 570.05 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 744.72 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 708.74 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 196.45 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 385.74 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 229.64 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 228.19 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 126.44 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 102.91 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,465.76 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
138,438.64 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 92.02 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 194.13 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 299.90 ₡
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 760.07 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 496.48 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 590.62 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 196.45 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 192.87 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 229.64 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 228.19 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 126.44 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 51.46 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,458.26 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
107,206.21 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,097.42 ₡ 2,140.00-4,163.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 834.77 ₡ 453.59-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 352.22 ₡ 281.23-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,499.51 ₡ 1,000.00-2,160.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,636.17 ₡ 907.19-3,175.15
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,723.81 ₡ 907.19-2,721.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,251.99 ₡ 1,360.78-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,071.60 ₡ 453.59-1,791.69
Banana (1 lb) 356.44 ₡ 226.80-566.99
Oranges (1 lb) 583.23 ₡ 226.80-1,587.58
Tomato (1 lb) 520.82 ₡ 272.16-1,133.98
Potato (1 lb) 517.53 ₡ 226.80-907.19
Onion (1 lb) 573.53 ₡ 272.16-950.28
Lettuce (1 head) 514.57 ₡ 300.00-1,200.00