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Rocas de Amancio Road | Costa Paraiso Hotel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica (Formerly Por Que No?)
+506 2787 0340
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Within the Costa-Paraiso boutique hotel, just two km South of Dominical...
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Unexpected place with a discrete input. Spectacular scenery, excellent atmosphere and food. I wil return son!!!

Unexpected place with a discrete input. Spectacular scenery, excellent atmosphere and food. I wil return son!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Nancy K
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Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Unexpected place with a discrete input. Spectacular scenery, excellent atmosphere and food. I wil return son!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Views are fabulous. Service was top notch. Food and drink were good not great. I wouldn't rush back, and that's because there are other places to try, but would recommend that others give it a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We ate here for lunch one day and were blown away by the views! The food and smoothies were great too. We came back another night for dinner, but we forgot that they are closed on Mondays! Definitely recommend, was one of our favorite restaurants during our stay!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My family and I ate lunch at Por Que No last week. I had read about it on Trip Advisor and wanted to try it. I'm glad we did. The view was magnificent. We had quesadillas and smoothies. We enjoyed the food. The service was good as well. We tried to go back for dinner but they were closed on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Delicious !! All seven of us loved the food and the beautiful setting. Service was excellent...attentive but not intrusive.

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had dinner in July. The service is great but the food is fresh and so good. Great location at the beach. We will he back. We have been there four times and always enjoy our selfs

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place right on the beach, great food, wonderful ambiance. I'd say fairly priced for American tourists. This restaurant is more of a high end. Highly recommend.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Por Que No was our nicest dinner out in Dominical and everyone enjoyed their evening immensely. Ceviche is not to be missed! Good selection of domestic beers. Attentive staff, parking can be a bit tight if you are in a 4x4.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

PorQueNo had a great reputation and it did not disappoint. The food was so good that we ate there twice during our visit. It was a bit expensive for Dominical, but a super value when compared to home. All of our meals were excellent as was the service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was our favorite restaurant in the Dominical area, so we ate several meals there. The views are amazing if you can make it there at lunch time. Remember that the sun sets at 5:30, so you will have to be there for dinner early if you want to see the views of Dominicalito beach. The first day we had... More 

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Address: Rocas de Amancio Road | Costa Paraiso Hotel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica (Formerly Por Que No?)
Phone Number: +506 2787 0340
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Pizza, Contemporary, Fusion, Pasta, South American, Central American

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Contemporary, Fusion, Pasta, South American, Central American

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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