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PorQueNo?

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Rocas de Amancio Road | Costa Paraiso Hotel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0340
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (73 reviews)
“pork sandwich” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rocas de Amancio Road | Costa Paraiso Hotel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

What a wonderful experience! The view was spectacular, food was delicious and beautifully presented. And to top it off, the service was exceptional. Wonderful waitress - so kind and charming and wonderful chef (Daveed). He saw us taking pictures of our beautiful dinners and took...More

Thank Lee M
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi, thank you so much for this wonderful review. For us not only the food is important, the service that we offer have to be good, we like that the experience of our clients in PorQueNo, it has to be pleasant , is not only...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome Dinner Spot. We went here for dinner with 6 people. We went around 5:00pm. If you are going later make sure to make reservations. They had AMAZInG food, GREAT cocktails, and WONDERFUL service. You MUST go here if you are staying in this area.

2  Thank CTellefson
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review! We are very happy that you enjoyed the dinner, the cocktails and the service that we offer in our restaurant. we hope to see you soon! Kind Regards!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by local residents as we were staying in a beach house about 500m away so we could walk there from the beach. The service was excellent and the breakfast had generous portions (we went for a North American breakfast).More

Thank WasabiLeaf
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hi, we appreciated your review. Thank you ver much for coming to our restaurant. We are grateful that other people can recommend us and that you did not regret of your visit here. Also, we are glad to see and read that you liked so...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We appreciated this place doing there best on the mid-Afternoon menu when we plopped down for 'lunch' at 330. They served gall 8 of us great burgers and snapper dishes off their 'snack' menu. The view of the waves crashing onto leviathan rocks on the...More

Thank Robert K
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for this review. We appreciated that you decided to visit us and also come to enjoy of our view, the waves crashing into the rocks, is really beautiful to see. Also that our food met your expectations. We look forward to your return,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Our family of 6 stopped on our trip from San Jose to Uvita and got there later in the evening after a long day of travel. They were so welcoming and remained open late to serve us without a rush. The food was amazing especially...More

Thank Jessica M
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you very much for this review... And consider our place as a hidden little treasure, where you can relax and at the same time enjoy a good meal. In PorqueNo we care about providing a quality service and the kitchen staff cares about every...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

My family of four (spouse and two teens) has just driven into Dominical July 16, 2017. After settling in, we headed to Por Que No on the recommendation of our lodge owner (and tripadvisor of course.) We arrived around 3pm which is between meals. The...More

Thank Oregon_Mom2009
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hello !!!! ...what a great review, thank you very much. Also, thank you, for choosing us and visiting us in two occasions and hopefully not just two in the near future. Is very motivating realize that the people that come to our beautiful place like...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

A group of friends and I came to have dinner here on a Wednesday evening right smack in the middle of a rain storm, and it was magnificent. To begin with, the service is wonderful. We were assisted by Daniela who is super sweet and...More

Thank jreyes34_99
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

wow!! Thank you very much for your review!! We are very happy that you enjoy our dishes and our service, we are proud that our customers say these things about us. We look forward to your early visit. Kind regards!

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice setting. View at the ocean. Pork sandwich is recommended. The advocado salad with shrimps 🦐 is delicious. We will return as we believe the menu does not have disappointing items.

Thank CHFEF
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi, thanks for your review, Your visit is always welcome, we are pleased to know that our menu meets your expectations, the quality of the food, the place, the view..., we hope you can return soon and eat another advocado salad with shrimps. Pura Vida...

Reviewed 19 July 2017

As a costarican who lives in the US, I like to come visit my home country and expect Costarican dishes in the menu. Unfortunately for dinner there wasn't any at PorQueNo. We chose it cause it's the restaurant of the hotel we stayed at. Nice...More

Thank Allen A
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi Allen! We are sorry because we were not what you expect, as Trip Advisor announce, we are a contemporary and fusion restaurant. you right! we don`t have any 100% tico dish in our dinner menu. but we have some for breakfasr and lunch, and...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast with stellar views, ask for the banana French toast. We will return for dinner . Loved the grounds and the tree iguanas were giant !!

Thank Walter L
CPManagement, Front Office Manager at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review!! We are very happy that you enjoyed the breakfast and beautiful view offered by our restaurant. We hope to see you soon We are excited that you like our garden and observe the local iguanas. Kind regards!

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Cynthia M
5 August 2017|
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Response from CPManagement | Property representative |
Hi Cynthia, i already book your reservation. Kind regards
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Cynthia M
5 August 2017|
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Response from marisasteph | Reviewed this property |
You need to call them directly. Sorry for the delay; hopefully you were able to get your reservation. Marisa
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ticanba
5 April 2017|
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Response from Mateo R | Property representative |
Hello Ivania, you reservation is confirm for Saturday April 15, 8PM 4 people. if anything change, just let us know on the facebook page PorqueNo Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Cuisine
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rocas de Amancio Road | Costa Paraiso Hotel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica (Formerly Por Que No?)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 2787 0340
  • E-mail
Description
Within the Costa-Paraiso boutique hotel, just two km South of Dominical, Por Que No is one of the region's best dining experiences, with an ocean view. With 'tasty treats & funky beats', Por Que No is known for our great dinner specials, delicious wood-fired pizza, healthy smoothies and hit the spot coffees. For those that don't want to cook or need a packed lunch at the beach, check out our take out options.
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