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Porto 8

| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2228 1765
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“patacones” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Plaza Tempo, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In total, this place serves amazing seafood all around. The reason I'm writing a review though is because of the grilled octopus. My fiance and I got this dish on the recommendation of other reviews here, and we were definitely not disappointed. The grilled octopus...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travisthdo
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We had an appetizer and sangria. For the main dish the grilled tuna Well prepared good portion excellent service. Good Music and atmosphere. Clean well lit bathroom. A good new addition to our restaurant List. Thankyou

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

What a great location right next to CIMA, across from the Holiday Inn & a 2 minute walk to Pricesmart. We we're staying at the Holiday inn for a medical procedure at CIMA & ate both lunch & dinner at Porto 8. They offer an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Saltspringsgirl
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Located in Escazu Porto 8 is one of many restaurants in the Plaza Temo where the Holiday Inn is located. This restaurant should not be overlooked great seafood selection the octopus is incredible. This trip I had the shrimp wan-tans, great portion and then the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MichaelP279
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for my partner’s birthday dinner as we were craving seafood. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating. There’s plenty of food options and Johnny the waiter was more than happy to assist in selecting our food. The service was on point...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AAM747
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place for my birthday on sept. 17 thought of all the options but opted for seafood. This restaurant is located in a multi plaza next to the Holiday in. They have inside and outside seating with nice lighting through out very quiet to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank j_barragan79
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Don’t forget to try the Risotto with Mushrooms and octopus and squid. Very rich and full flavor. You can ask for hot sauce that complete the dish perfectly

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amaister
Reviewed July 27, 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Greg H
Reviewed July 25, 2018 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.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank javierbI7848TV
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jodi T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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