Calculating your meal budget

Budget repas aux États-Unis Here is an idea of the average price of a restaurant meal:

  • Breakfast = $7 to $25 (average $10)
  • Lunch = $9 to $25 (average $14)
  • Dinner = $12 to $50 (average $20)

* Including tax and tip.

Daily meal budget

If you eat all of your meals in restaurants, your daily food budget will look like this (depending on travel profile):

  • Budget = $28 / day / person
  • Moderate = $44 / day / person
  • Luxury = $100 / day / person

How can you save?

You can make substantial savings if you avoid eating all your meals in restaurants. Instead, why not enjoy a quiet breakfast in your hotel room or a charming picnic lunch or dinner in a scenic location? 

So stop at the grocery store or pay a visit to the local market to pick up a few meals. In addition, this will allow you to try local specialties that you might not otherwose discover!  


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