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8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, International, Contemporary, Costa Rican
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Sheraton Hotel & Casino | Ruta 27, 300 m al este de, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
+506 4055 0588
17:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting. Incredible view, nice menu. Bit expensive. But nice options for dine and very nice view.

1 Thank Ivanariasm
Heredia, Costa Rica
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The place is very nice, great view, but the prices are very high for the quality or the drinks served. needs something else to make more ambiance, been there several times and many times it was empty and boring, has a lot of potential if better activities and better prices are in place

Thank jacampos00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I had a very nice dinner here. The Jamaican chicken was absolutely delicious! Our waiter was very attentive and I loved the ambience. We went after sunset and really enjoyed seeing all the lights of the city surrounding us. We had hoped to sit outside but the restaurant was temporarily closed in because of ash from the Turrialba volcano's recent... More 

2 Thank 1TravelinLite
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Customer service very basic, the place is amazing but..the music is extremely bad, one of the worst djs in my entire life! Bunch of trashy girls pretending and pointing at the foreigners old guys..so is a very weird environment, supposed to be classy but is totally the opposite.

Thank Fer A
San Antonio, Texas
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I came for the first time on recommendation. The view is spectacular. Im a person who doesnt order the norm, so i ordered the Tamarindo Margarita. It was a little tart and lacked liqour. I also ordered the chiliguaro and it was bland! Service was slow. I ordered a shrimp cocktail and i think they went to catch the shrimp... More 

Thank Michelle S
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop by for the views. It was $15 USD cab ride from the west side of downtown San Jose. Drinks are definitely more expensive here as expected for being at a bar. We ordered the octopus as bar snack and it was delicious - so tender. The waitress were friendly but the hotel staff could definitely use... More 

Thank H C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Service was a bit slow, but the food more than made up for any delay. Every diner in our group raved about their food. I have the Caribbean chicken, which was unbelievably good. The chicken breast was huge, so moist, and the sauce was spectacular! Can't wait to go back! Drink choices were good, lots of local fruit juices. A... More 

1 Thank cindys607
San Jose, Costa Rica
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232 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

1. Great for business dinners 2. Very good service 3. Food was awesome, especially the cevice, the red snapper and the tuna 4. For starters, a main dish, 2drinks and a shared desert, the price is around 50$ per person 5. During the week around 7 pm, no neef for a reservation

Thank corina0210
Alajuela, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place to go out for a romantic dinner with a beautiful view of San Jose. Also a great place to go out with friends for drinks and dancing.

1 Thank stepainn000
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523 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Nice bar / club at the Sheraton. Interesting ambience. Health club on 1 side. Restaurant next to it. Then rooftop open-air bar. Then the rooftop pool. All in 1 contiguous area. Very busy in the evenings.

Thank mcsc-squared

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Bar, International, Contemporary, Costa Rican
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheraton Hotel & Casino | Ruta 27, 300 m al este de, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 4055 0588
8ctavo Rooftop offers a combination of premium cuisine using only fresh and local ingredients, amazing views of the Central Valley and great music nightly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?