Bratislava - Post Report Question and Answers

How would you describe the availability and cost of groceries and household supplies relative to your home country?

I think it is about the same or a little bit less. We can find almost anything locally. Good wine and good beer. - May 2021

Most things are relatively cheap despite being on the Euro. Food costs were low and eating out was generally cheap. - Jun 2017

Much cheaper here. - Feb 2017

Price of groceries varies depending on which store you choose -- though it's significantly cheaper overall than in major U.S. cities. Most things are available but you often have to go to multiple stores to get everything on your list. - Sep 2016

You can get almost anything here that you would want, although produce is more seasonal than in the U.S. and the quality of produce is a bit lower than in neighboring Austria. Prices seem reasonable and roughly comparable to the U.S. for many items. Anything that is not available here is availabe in Austria, just a 20-30 minute drive away. - Jun 2015

British, French and German hypermarkets have brought in an abundance of choices. Many American brands and ingredients remain hard (or impossible) to find. Average prices are on par with most of Western Europe, noticeably higher than what most Americans are used to paying. - Dec 2009

U.S. prices - and anything you want or need. - Apr 2010

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