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El Gusto! Restaurant

A.P. 10 | Posada La Poza, Todos Santos 23305, Mexico
(011) 52 - 612 - 145 - 0400
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Ranked #18 of 78 Restaurants in Todos Santos
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Winchester, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I had a delicious romantic dinner here. The road there is long and bumpy, up through the desert hills west of Todos Santos, but this oasis at the end is worth it! The restaurant is on the rooftop of a hotel, with shade and a view of a nearby lagoon and beach beyond. At dusk nighthawks fill... More

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new providence NJ
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

El Gusto is down some dirt roads about a mile from the center of Todos Santos. (Follow blue signs for La Poza off main road in) Don't be fooled by Trip Advisor that has the location on the mainland! Food is excellent - but not traditional Mexican as the Swiss owners combine local fresh Mexican ingredients with some of their... More

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boston,ma
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

After following a series of signs out of town, we found this beautiful restaurant with its gorgeous views overlooking a fresh water pond and ocean. The food was fresh creative fusion mexican. Service was efficient and polite. We were lucky enough to watch the whales migrating which was a wonderful addition to this beautiful place.

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Medford, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Based on the reviews of this restaurant we were looking forward to dining here and trust me you have to want to go there to find it (although the signs do help). The view was amazing and our waiter was very polite and made us feel welcome. However, the food was rather disappointing. I love chicken tortilla soup and was... More

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We walked here from the beach, which I don't recommend. We scrambled over rocks and through some mucky swamp in the dark in order to get to the restaurant and showed up a little disheveled. The owner was gracious and let us in. The food was absolutely delicious - maybe the best I had in Baja.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I found this place because of some signs pointing to it around Todos Santos. It's very much off the beaten path, but easy to find as there are signs the whole way. You have to take a dirt road for quite a while to get there, so be prepared to think you've gone too far. The hotel... More

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Marina del Rey
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116 reviews 116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We had another great meal at El Gusto on a recent trip to Todos Santos. The owner, Juerg, is a great host as well as a fine chef. I had the tortilla soup--the best I've had--and the steak arrechera, which was beautifully seasoned and perfectly cooked. They have an excellent selection of older wines from the Guadalupe Valley, which is... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

El Gusto is the house restaurant of Posada La Poza about a 5 minute drive out to the beach. The upper deck has an amazing view of their gardens, the lagoon and the ocean. A great place to relax at lunch or to watch the sunset. The food is excellent but not really mexican. More gourmet continental. The fresh fish... More

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Philomath, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

My wife and I had lunch here after walking down the beach from Playa La Cachora. Lunch was served on the rooftop pation which had a great view of the freshwater lagoon at Playa La Poza. There was enough of a breeze that several customers were wrapping themselves in the towels that were provided by the restaurant. We both had... More

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Napa, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Local friends had highly recommend we eat at El Gusto restaurant in the Posada La Poza boutique hotel in Todos Santos, Baja, Mexico. We were surprised at how long the dirt road was, but followed the signs to a truly unique location. The hotel is set within a natural palm tree oasis, on the edge of a lagoon, with a... More

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