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Porto 8

| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 1765
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About 10 business colleagues had dinner there the other night. Great Ceviche selections! Entrees were all outstanding. Steaks were also very good for non-seafood eaters. Would highly recommend Porto 8 to anyone looking for a great meal. Only recommendation is for them to add bourbon...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to several good restaurants in SJO, but this restaurant is pricy and has a low quality seafood. It’s overrated and flavorless.

Thank Javier B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seriously. Fish and chips made with sea bass!?!?! It doesn't have to be this good, oh but it is, and thank heavens. You will be back over and over for this!

Thank Jodi T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious dinner. Both of us were pleased to find another good restaurant even if we have to drive across town. Service was very good and we have added this to a short list of recommendations for great food with...More

Thank Mickey_P01
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Its very hard to find a truly excellent restaurant that does annoy me in some other way like price, or upsell or value. This is an expensive place, but the portions and quality were in line given that it is Escazu after all. Very pleasant...More

Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Al fresco dinner in a modern trendy food & entertainment hub. We were looking for quality seafood, and were referred by the bar tender at the Marriott. Only a 10 minute walk. Be prepared to practice your Spanish and hand gestures, but that adds to...More

Thank Karl333111
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We ate outside. Service was wonderful and the food was really good. The grilled octopus was amazing, martinis were cold and the red snapper with pasta was on point.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

First time here. Came with my family for a late lunch. Excellent welcome. Excellent service. Excellent inside and outside dining. And excellent ceviche and seafood. We all agreed that we will return to try other dishes and specials.

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant by mistake just walking around. It and others are right by the Holiday Inn and we decided to take a walk around that area from our Hotel, the Residence Inn, and liked what we saw. The menu was very inviting and...More

1  Thank mtakridge
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Found this place by luck, stopped for lunch. Excellent service by Kevin Gomes. The grilled octopus was exquisite as was the tuna tartar!! Will be back for sure

1  Thank judy845
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2228 1765
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The new gastronomic niche that mixes the excellence of seafood and cocktails with a relaxed and classy atmosphere in the west of the capital. Porto 8 has a menu of around 40 dishes of high cuisine, an excellent service and, in addition, a space that allows to taste the best culinary option of seafood.
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