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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” (83 reviews)
“pork sandwich” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 11:00All 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Last time we were in town we ate here multiple times. This trip, once was enough. Service was terrible. Forgot our appetizers, told us they had no large water bottles when they were pouring one at next table, fish was dry, vegetables bland and dessert...More

Thank HTRICH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The service was great! The smoothies were wonderful! The breakfast was phenominal! All with a fantastic view of the ocean. It's tough to say if it was the best breakfast on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, but I'm putting it in the top 3!...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely meal at this restaurant. We went in the evening after the sun had gone down so we couldn’t see the view but our meal was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was very relaxed. Couldn’t fault...More

Thank jennycaroll
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to over 25 restaurants (multiple times) in the Southern Pacific zone and live in Dominical. In general I think this restaurant has steadily improved obver the past couple of years. As to the service......IT DOES NOT GET BETTER.........very FRIENDLY attentive staff serves...More

Thank epiphanyuvita
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thanks for this review Our goal is improve the service that we offered to our clients. Thank you for coming and thanks for letting us know that we have to improve even more. You are more than welcome if you want to return and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous location,excellent food & service..We enjoyed a drink on the beach side deck & watched the sunset.Then we had dinner in the restaurant (seared tuna )& it was delicious.

Thank Suzanne S
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for your review Its a pleasure to have you here in our restaurant, you are more than welcome to come in any time you want to enjoy more drinks, dinners and sunsets, thank you so much for your visit. Pura vida.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just ahead of sunset to enjoy one cocktail on the deck. One of the best "dining with a view" spots in the area, which often means the food is secondary. But, the drinks, appetizers and entrees were all spot on. Local cuisine cooked...More

1  Thank Alison C
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for this review We appreciate your visit in our beautiful spot, thank you for such a words describing how was your experience in PorQueNo, we felt happy when our clients leave this place with a good impression of the service that our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some interesting items to choose from (e.g. pulled pork and plantain pizza with chimichurri sauce and sour cream), but they nail it every time. Very impressed with the quality of food and the warm service. Also, the view is money!More

Thank MattDC88
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for this review. Thank you for your visit, and for coming to enjoy and taste our dishes. We extend an invitation to come and enjoy with us, you can bet we are going to wait for you with delicious dishes,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried this restaurant on several occasions, mostly because of the view It has an awesome ambiance with the ocean waves breaking on the rock formations, however the food is average at best. We have had both the seafood and the chicken and have...More

Thank hafletch
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for your review!! We apologize for your experience with seafood and chicken dishes, for us it is very important that our customers are satisfied with everything we offer, we hope you come back and give us another opportunity to demonstrate the good...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a special dinner and evening entertainment with friends. Actually had a bit of a celebration dinner!More

Thank leerommel3
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for this review It have been a pleasure to be part of your celebration and make this dinner a bit different for you. We hope this is not the last time you can come, of course, we are going to be more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location overlooking the beach is perfect. It is obvious careful thought was put into the design and location of PorQueNo. We made reservations for dinner at 5:00 pm thinking we would watch the sunset from our table. We could have done that, but we...More

Thank JACrowther
Costa Paraiso F, Director de Recepción at PorQueNo?, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey, hello...thank you for this review You are welcome to come in any time or opportunity you want. You can be able to enjoy this place and chill out for a while, you can be sure that PorQueNo staff, going to provide you a really...More

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Eric L
25 December 2017|
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Response from Costa Paraiso F | Property representative |
Hello Eric, of course, i already booked you, have a great day
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Cynthia M
4 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
4 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
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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