Cost of Food in Georgia Vs Cost of Food in Other parts of Europe
Compared to other parts of Europe, the cost of food in Georgia is relatively lower. Traditional Georgian dishes like khachapuri (cheese bread), khinkali (dumplings), and various meat dishes are very affordable and can cost as low as 5-10 Euros per meal. Street food like shawarma and falafel can also be found for as little as 2-3 Euros.
Even dining in mid-range restaurants in Georgia is quite affordable. A three-course meal for two people in a mid-range restaurant can cost around 30-40 Euros, while a similar meal in other European cities can cost twice or thrice as much.
For those on a budget, supermarkets and local markets in Georgia offer a wide range of fresh produce, meats, and dairy products at very affordable prices. Visitors can buy ingredients to make their own meals or snacks, or even try out some of the pre-made local dishes sold at these markets.
Overall, food prices in Georgia are very reasonable, especially for those who enjoy trying new and traditional dishes. The affordability of Georgian cuisine is one of the many reasons why it has become increasingly popular among travelers in recent years.
Continental food prices in Georgia
Chart tables on Georgia food prices
Chart table of food items in Georgia on the basis of prices and availability (if easily available) & type of cuisine
Percentage increase in Georgia food prices compared with 2022 & 2023
|Food Item||Type of Cuisine||Percentage Increase in Price (comprason b/w 2019-2020)|
|Mtsvadi (Georgian Shish Kebab)||Georgian||5.5%|
|Lobio (Bean Stew)||Georgian||3.1%|
|Badrijani Nigvzit (Eggplant Rolls)||Georgian||2.8%|
|Chakhokhbili (Chicken Stew)||Georgian||3.5%|
|Ajapsandali (Eggplant and Vegetable Stew)||Georgian||2.2%|
|Satsivi (Chicken or Turkey with Walnut Sauce)||Georgian||3.9%|
|Pkhali (Spinach and Walnut Spread)||Georgian||2.1%|
|Churchkhela (Walnut and Grape Juice Snack)||Georgian||4.8%|