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Porto 8

| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 1765
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“patacones” (2 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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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
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We went to this restaurant the first night in Costa Rica and we went there the last night. The food is delicious (the grilled octopus is highly recommended) and the staff is simply marvelous. I'll definitely go back when I visit CR again. :)

1  Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

When it's time for a change from the million places to eat good "typical" food in Costa Rica, look up this restaurant. The quality is top notch, as good as any 4 or 5 star restaurant in the US. Just as importantly, the food is...More

2  Thank DLS-Nola
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Seriously, this place will ruin any other seafood restaurant you try for good, the food us prepared and served with utmost care, if you want to make a good impression on a special one, or just need to seize that big deal with those fancy...More

Thank Sebasagot
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I loved this place, it's nice to take family and friends for dinner and lunch! The Grilled Octopus is Superb! Recommended any given day...

Thank ecomaganat
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

If you want to eat the best ceviche with patacones you need to visit this place. Employees are friendly and kind also the beverages were great.

Thank Catalina V
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is by much the best Seafood restaurant in all San Jose, if you wanna try fusion costarican-seafood this is your choice. I recommend for entree: Caribean Ceviche. Main Course: Grill Octopus My drink: Gin and Tonic- You will not regret!!

Thank Diego P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I visited this restaurant with a colleague, but not for business purposes, rather for pleasure. It was my first time, so I did not know anything about the menu and the specialities. I saw many white neck workers from the offices around, young and nice...More

Thank William R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, 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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