The Most Bonkers Expensive Food Items at Costco

costco bone-in ribeye roast

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Costco is known for luring its customers in with the promise of great deals on bulk products. From colossal bags of chips sold for the same price as a standard bag at the grocery store to $5 rotisserie chickens, there are plenty of low-priced items to take advantage of at Costco. But for folks with more expensive taste and deeper pockets than the average Costco consumer, the store also has a selection of food products that are on the high-end of luxury and cost all at once. Here are the most expensive items we could find.

Prices and availability are subject to change.

costco caviar

1. Plaza Golden Osetra Caviar Kilo Pack

Price: $2,000

Our favorite part about the description of this caviar is that it justifies its obscene price tag by lamenting that it serves 40 or more guests and is “event-sized.” Thank. Goodness. We are not comfortable shelling out 2K for our own caviar craving but for the sake of entertaining, $50 per person for a little snacky snack sounds totally reasonable. (In case your sarcasm detector is broken, we’re kidding. This is still a “Nope, too expensive” on our end.)

Related: Why Is Caviar So Damn Expensive?

costco wagyu

2. Japanese Wagyu Boneless Ribeye Roast

Price: $1,100

It’s got to be common knowledge by now that wagyu beef is among the most expensive types of meat around, and the rule stands at Costco. Coming in at the most expensive is the 12-pound boneless ribeye roast, but there are tons of other wagyu cuts that are also some of Costco’s priciest but for the sake of some variety on this list, we’re just focusing on the tip of the beefy iceberg, which is imported From the Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan and sold online only, so it comes frozen to your doorstep.

costco parmigiano reggiano wheel

3. Whole Wheel Parmigiano Reggiano

Price: $950

Have you ever strolled around a Costco and thought to yourself, “Man, they have everything here?” Head to the wholesaler’s website and you’ll find tons of exclusively online offers that push the envelope further than you could fathom in the aisleways of your local store. This 72-pound whole wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano is undoubtedly the best example. For the full effect, it’s aged 24 months and imported from Italy.

Jamon Iberico Bellota Ham Leg from costco

4. Covap Jamon Iberico Bellota Ham Leg with Stand and Knife

Price: $650

Costco’s Jamon Iberico Bellota is produced in Spain in The Valle de los Pedroches, located in northern Cordoba in Southern Spain.  The setting provides abundant acorns that feed the free-range pigs that get transformed into this expensive meat product, which is aged for three years. But hey, you’re not only getting meat, folks, but you’re also getting a stand and knife too, all for $650.

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costco pecorino romano cheese wheel

5. Whole Wheel Pecorino Romano Cheese

Price: $650

Seventy-two pounds of Parmigiano Reggiano not your thing? Check out Costco’s 57-pound whole-wheel Pecorino Romano cheese. It’s made with 100% Sardinian sheep’s milk and is aged 8 months.

Related: ‘My Biggest Costco Hack’: TikToker’s Cheap Steak Hack Goes Viral

costco bone-in ribeye roast

6. D’Artagnan Antibiotic Free Bone-in Beef Ribeye Roast

Price: $430

You can score 19 pounds of bone-in ribeye roast at good ol’ Costco for less than $500. It’s free from antibiotics too, which is inherent giving the price point.

Related: Costco Prepared Meals That’ll Feed Your Whole Family

costco snow crab

7. Alaska Bairdi Snow Crab Sections

Price: $300

Depending on the time of year, you can find a variety of crab legs at Costco and while King Crab is usually the store’s priciest, these Alaskan Bairdi Snow Crab sections are currently Costco’s costliest.

Related: 10 Costco Seafood Items You Should Never Buy

costco gouda wheel

8. Beemster Whole Wheel Aged 20 Month Gouda Cheese

Price: $300

Rounding out the expensive cheeses at Costco is this gouda cheese wheel, which is aged 20 months and weighs 24 pounds. And like all the luxury cheeses on this list, it’s obviously imported, and this variety comes from Holland.

costco northwest sablefish lions

9. Northwest Fish Sablefish Loins

Price: $270

Seafood is notoriously expensive and despite being known for offering deals on food, that notoriety reigns true at Costco, too. These sablefish lions are wild caught and come with the pin bones removed but the skin still intact. A ten-pound box will run you nearly $300.

This article was originally published on Cheapism

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