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8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge

££ - £££
Bar, 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
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

The fusion food and the view are getting together to offer a special experience at 8vo rooftop, service and ambiance takes you to an another experience ..¡

1 Thank Boris T
Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Top shelf experience, impressive on every level. Great service here. Went for dinner and drinks on a Saturday evening and headed to the 8ctavo rooftop. It was a gorgeous night and the vibe was great! It's a very classy place. As you walk from the elevator bank into the main dining/bar area you feel like you're transported to another place.... More 

2 Thank PaulineFeder
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

I stop by Octavo every time I return to Costa Rica. Great views, service and of course food. You got to try the burger. My favorite

1 Thank joeysmiles
Victoria, British Colombia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

My wife and I went here for dinner. I had a steak and my wife had chicken. We also had a very mediocre appetizer. I was not impressed with the food. My mashed potatoes were cold and the service was just ok. There are much better places to eat a steak in San Jose than here. Try Doris or Furka... More 

Thank highper
Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Set on the roof of the sheraton the location is great but the four appetisers (I was hungry ) I had were absolutely stellar for what is ostensibly a bar. All the food was getting towards some of the best I have had at any place for the the price. Of special mention was the ceviche ...after a round of... More 

1 Thank jonmak_12
Escazu, Costa Rica
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We reserved a week ahead for Monday's lunch for 6. I tried contacting them previously to find out what sugarfree dessert options they had, but got no answer. Finally, on Monday at 11a.m, they told me that they had no options. They offer an Executive Lunch, with several plates to choose from, but when we got there and started ordering,... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This rooftop experience was lovely. Atop the Sheraton Hotel in San Jose, this restaurant offered splendid views at night, when we were there. There is a lighted pool that hotel guests use during the day but not at night. The food was very international with many local favorites. The staff were friendly and spoke English well. They were accommodating with... More 

1 Thank D T
Tilaran, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Recommended bar for those who want to meet locals and have a good time dancing and enjoying exotic cocktails. This bar is located on the eight floor (that´s where the name 8vo comes from) along one of the main highways (Ruta 27) in San José on top of a brand new building that belongs to the Sheraton Hotel. Make sure... More 

2 Thank Mauricio D
8voRooftopSJ493, Public Relations Manager at 8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your review! We were very happy you had a great time here with us. Hope to see you soon. Best, 8vo Team. More 

Denver, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

8ctavo is like no place you've been before. While the stylish bar and pool make it seem like this place is ready for a party, the real party's on the menu. The kitchen pumps out dish-after-dish of food rich in Tico heritage, but with modern twists that make you say Pura Vida. In a country where I love almost everything... More 

4 Thank Luke T
8voRooftopSJ493, Public Relations Manager at 8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Luke, Your review made us very very happy. We are delighted to know you had an amazing time here at 8vo. We work very hard to make sure our costumers have the best experience they can possibly have. It was our pleasure having you and hope to see you very soon. Best, 8vo Team. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Sheraton so we had the opportunity to have lunch and dinner at 8ctavo. 8ctavo is a great place to day drink/eat by the pool or have an outstanding one of a kind dinner. Not to mention the amazing view! They have a lot of original food options that you can't get anywhere else in Costa Rica.... More 

3 Thank Gregg L
8voRooftopSJ493, Public Relations Manager at 8ctavo Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Gregg, Thank You so much for your amazing review. We are delighted to know you enjoyed you're 8vo experience. We aim for greatness, and love to hear that our costumers enjoy all we have to offer. Hope to see you again very soon. 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, 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
Groups, View, 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?