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El Porton Rojo Pizzeria & Galeria

25 Oeste de Esquina Ave10 y Calle 43, Costa Rica
+506 2224 4872
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“costa rica” (4 reviews)
“san jose” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
25 Oeste de Esquina Ave10 y Calle 43, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pizza with a little twist. Thin crust, and good ingredients. Cool ambience arty, and good service.

Thank Per K
Reviewed July 7, 2018

This little unassuming restaurant has a great wine list, superb thin-crusted pizzas (try especially the mushroom, or the spanish pizza with homemade slightly hot sausage), and great ambience. The restaurant has been newly remodeled and the artwork that rotates through is engaging and adds to...More

Thank cavalluccia
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Locals call this the best pizza in Costa Rica, and it really is good. Lots of interesting varieties including dessert pizzas, some pastas and an assortment of tasty beverages, adult and otherwise, make this a solid stop in the Los Yoses region of San Jose.

Thank DrMomPhD
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The wife and I started to get a little concerned as we got further from the main avenue. Very little auto traffic and no pedestrian. Our concerns were unfounded as we rounded the last corner and saw three parties enter before we could cover the...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Our waitress was full of energy and super attentive the entire time. The wait time for our drinks and food was short, and we were able to enjoy the nice atmosphere of the place. Overall great food and LOVED the Pesto Pizza - the combo...More

1  Thank grudolph7
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a late midweek dinner after I arrived in San Jose.The service was a little slow but the restaurant was full.We had a glass of wine which was reasonable (I am from Europe living in NZ so can be fussy about wine )...More

Thank lollypoplady
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I love to go there with a small group of friends. The pizzas are delicious and thin crusted cooked in a brick oven at the back of the restaurant. Great atmosphere and open feel.

Thank davidleehall
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This pizzeria/art gallery is amazing!! I went there with my best friend and it is a great place to talk and have a couple of sangrias. Even though it is located in a busy neighborhood and the place was packed we talked for hours without...More

1  Thank Melib2906
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I went there few times and sometimes is good and sometimes not. This is about the pizza and the service. 50% of the time the pizza is not well done with a lot of bread, not enough ingredients, and you have to request many times...More

Thank Jorge R
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The restaurant has a nice architecture, it looks like was remodeled, it has different areas or little private areas that make it cozy. The waitress was very nice and friendly. We have tasted the pizza, it was a fresh, with good taste and size. They...More

Thank DiegoSB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Oeste de Esquina Ave10 y Calle 43, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro
  • Phone Number: +506 2224 4872
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