There is nothing more valuable than knowing how much things cost in a city before visiting it to give you an idea of the budget you will need to travel. Therefore, here we share the prices in Cartagena de Indias in 2022 – 2023. If you are looking for another cheap destination in South America, we recommend to take a look to Buenos Aires, which is now a very low budget city. In Buenos Aires you can book culinary tours with Food Tour Buenos Aires.
How much does it cost to eat in Cartagena?
The average price of a restaurant dish in the tourist area of Cartagena is usually around 35,000 Colombian pesos (10 USD) per person.
A fast food combo in chain restaurants (such as McDonalds, El Corral, Burger King, etc.) costs between 25,000 and 28,000 Colombian pesos.
Obviously, prices in restaurants depend a lot on what type of food you order, what type of restaurant we are talking about, what type of gastronomy you are interested in and where the place is located.
A good option to save is to eat at restaurants where locals eat. The executive or current lunch as it is known in Colombia, can be obtained for a price of between 12,000 and 15,000 pesos.