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8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge

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Bar, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Pub, Costa Rican
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Sheraton Hotel & Casino | Ruta 27, 300 m al este de, San Jose 10103, Costa Rica
+506 4055 0588
11:30 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 

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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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
3 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Cindy S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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215 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank stepainn000
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436 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
San Jose, Costa Rica
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181 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

They have a Sunday brunch for up to 3pm, with lots of good options. The place itself is beautiful, with a nice view of San José and great vibe. The food was very good, though there were a couple of menu mix ups and the bacon wasn't great. We told them and they fixed everything right away and to our... More 

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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, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Pub, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 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?