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Desertu - CLOSED

Calle Degollado, Todos Santos, Mexico
+52 612 145 0199
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
3 Feb 2013
“Sadly Disappointing”
21 Jul 2012
“Probably the best fish chef in Baja”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pizza, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Degollado, Todos Santos, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2013

I'm so sorry to write this review, but it has to be done... We've been coming to Todos Santos for 6 years, and when Desertu was called Il Giardino it was absolutely fabulous, under both the first and second owners. Then it changed hands again,...More

1  Thank CalgaryAlphan
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The Basque Style Green Sauce Fish & Clams, is probably one of the best dishes we ever had, It is a unique style, trust me. We drive from La Paz every week just to enjoy his dishes. I wish this restaurant was in Cabo.

Thank Isabel I
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We were aiming for another restaurant that turned out to be closed for the week and were happily surprised at how good everything was, inparticular the pizzas. They have a sweet outdoor space with fans and twinle lights. The service was amazing, probably beccause we...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 8 June 2012

Todos Santos is surprisingly rich with dining options. Selections extend far beyond traditional Mexican cuisine, and our first outing here came at the Basque-themed Desertu. The menu here looked very promising, with enticing tapas like duck tacos in tamarind sauce and lamb sausage. With the...More

Thank joelthepole
Reviewed 24 February 2012

IL Giardino Pizzeria & Trattoria is a delightful eatery in Todos Santos. This restaurant is in the process of changing their name to Desertu, and changing the focus of their menu offerings. This means shifting the focus from Italian to Baja Basque. What the restaurant...More

3  Thank PALTravel
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Very friendly owners but the food was disappointing!

Thank Mango01
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We had heard great things about the new chef, but we're disappointed in our meal. The spaghetti carbonara was gluey in consistency and bland in flavor. The catch of the day, while very fresh and perfectly cooked, was in the traditional Baja style with, for...More

Thank PickyTraveler26
Reviewed 1 August 2011

It was my Moms birthday and we decided to try something new in TS we had the 6 course dinner it was just perfect, (the pre fix menu is only every other week) Carmen is the best hostess cant wait to go back!!!

1  Thank Walrus101
Reviewed 23 July 2011

What a Great surprise ! We Thought it would be another italian restaurant. And we met the chef/owner jose from Spain and his beautiful wife Carmen from Mexico city. He has a great talent for cooking amazing fish and pizza. She is great at attending...More

Thank loicbuenosaires
Reviewed 17 February 2011

Im Just arriving from dinner at Il Giardino and I must say I am blownaway!! The owner Anna, made me a special White truffle pizza with provolone Cheese and I will allow myself to say It was the best pizza I have ever had!.. In...More

Thank TSHacienda
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 16 - USD 30
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Degollado, Todos Santos, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Todos Santos
  • Phone Number: +52 612 145 0199
  • E-mail
Desertu offers Spanish and Basque cuisine along side rustic wood-fired pizzas and pasta.
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