La Casita - Delightful menu of fresh local produce, fish, meats and tapas. They also have an excellent Sushi menu. Fun, casual, decent wine list. Moderate price. On Calle Degollado, right after the stoplight, across from the park. Open Tuesday- Sunday, noon to 10 pm.
612 145-0192. www.lacasitatapaswinebar.com
Michaels - at Michael's Gallery is excellent. Dine under the stars while enjoying a glass of wine and amazing cuisine! Great art gallery, the best in town.
They are open Friday and Saturday night so you will need a reservation. Moderate price. 612 145-0500. firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa Fe Restaurant - On the main plaza in front of the church. Excellent Italian/California cuisine. Good selection of wines, lovely setting. Expensive, but worth it. Open every day but Tuesday. 612 145-0340.
Cafe Todos Santos - Tres Gallina Restaurant. Very nice for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Tasty homemade pasta, good Mexican wines. Cozy courtyard setting. Moderate price. Closed on Monday On Calle Centenario. 612 145-0300.
La Copa Cocina - at the Todos Santos Inn. Beautiful setting with a fire pit outside. Fun menu. Moderate Price. On Calle Topete. 612 145-0040. www.todossantosinn.com/reserve-your-table-at-la-copa-cocina/la-copa-cocina.htm
Landis Restaurant - Mexican Cuisine. View the palm grove from their terrace. Moderate price. On Calle Legaspi, behind the main plaza, two doors down from the theatre. Open noon to 9 pm. 612 145-0130. http://www.landis.mx/
La Esquina Cafe - Without a doubt the most popular breakfast and lunch café. Live music Tuesday &Thursday nights. Homemade breads, fresh juices, home style cooking. Inexpensive price. Farmer’s Market on Wednesday mornings. On Calle Topete. 145-0851.
Ricky Rey Tacos - Shrimp and fish tacos - the best in Baja. Lots of wonderful salsas and toppings to choose from. Full bar. Great fun for lunch. Cheap! Turn at the stop light near the gas station onto Col. Militar street. Go one block and it is on the right far corner; catty corner from the park. 145-0004.
Tortillas - Xochipilli Tortilleria around the corner from Ricky Rey Tacos, catty corner from the park. Amazing homemade flour tortillas made without preservatives. Go early because they usually sell out by 1 p.m.
There are several corn and flour tortilla shops around town and most grocery stores and produce stands have food chests with hot tortillas, usually placed near the entrance or cash registers.
Que Rico Foods - You will find lots of organic meats, cheeses, deli selections and breads. On Calle Col. Militar between Obregon and Hidalgo. 612 118-6031.
Paloma Ice Cream Shop - Directly across the street from Que Rico Foods, a wonderful ice cream store. They serve really yummy homemade juice bars and ice cream.
Emma’s Deli – An excellent mix of Mexican, US and international products. Excellent sandwiches made to order. Calle Zaragoza.
Fresh Fish - A good place to buy fish is Bahia Restaurant and Fish Market. On Calle Col. Militar at the corner of Marquez de Leon.
Fresh Produce - Lizarraga’s Produce offers a lovely selection of vegetables and fruits. On the corner of Calle Col. Militar and Obregon.
Fresh Juice - Papayon Juice Bar in front of Casa Tota Hotel is excellent.
Organic Produce - Be sure to visit Rancho Buen Día, our local organic farm in town. On Calle Topete as you drive to the "Otro Lado" (north bank) of the palm oasis.
Cuatro Vientos Yoga Studio - The beautiful new yoga and events center with all kinds of classes and special events. Schedule: http://www.cuatrovientosbaja.com/classes/
Located in the “Otro Lado” (north bank), behind La Esquina Café. www.cuatrovientosbaja.com/
Day Spas- There are several spas in town where you can receive various services.
For manicures, pedicures and hair we recommend Mireya Segura at Lucky Nails. Her salon is in the little commercial center on Obregon next to Casa Tota Hotel. 612 143-9274
Deedee Muller is an excellent licensed massage therapist from France. Her number is 612 119 -4158. She will come to your house or hotel.
Events & Info
Events & Info
ELECTRIC: If you are coming from the US and Canada you will not need plug adapters, Mexico uses the same type of plugs as in the US. If you are coming from Europe or Asia you will need a US style of adapter.
CELL PHONES: Most Cell phones work in our area, however we suggest that you contact your cell phone company to confirm that service is available in Todos Santos and to check the rates. Many companies charge extremely high rates for foreign cell service and especially 3G or 4G service, though you can often sign up for a special Mexico plan. Some companies require that you activate service to Mexico.
CREDIT CARDS: We suggest that you contact your credit card company to let them know you will be making charges from Mexico, otherwise they may think your card has been stolen and suspend your service.
TEMPERATURES: Winter temperatures run from the mid 70’s to mid 80’s during the day and the mid to low 60’s at night. Evenings can be cool and sometimes windy. Most buildings, homes and restaurants do not have heating so do bring a jacket.
WHALE WATCHING: Each November through March Grey and Humpback whales can be seen migrating from the North Pacific to calf and mate in the warm waters of Baja. These curious and friendly creatures can be observed from the beaches of Todos Santos. In early spring they can actually be seen rolling in the surf off La Cachora Beach. For a closer look, boat tours are available. http://www.tosea.net/BestofBaja.aspx?M=5&GaleriaID=6
BIRD WATCHING: There are 85 varieties of both migrating and indigenous birds in the Todos Santos area. Bird watching tours are available. Please contact: http://www.loscolibris.com/Birds.php
TURTLE RELEASING (conservation): Several varieties of sea turtles nest on Todos Santos beaches from mid November through mid Feb. The eggs are collected (protected), incubated and released each year insuring the survival of this precious species. Contact Francesca to find out what time in the afternoon the release begins so that you and your family can help release baby turtles before sunset. This is an amazing conservation effort to participate in. http://www.todostortugueros.org/hatchling_releases.html. Tel: 612 177 8393.
SURFING: Todos Santos is known for it’s world class surfing. Rentals and lessons are available. Check out La Katrina Surf Shop for what’s going on. https://www.facebook.com/LaKatrinaSurfShop
HORSEBACK RIDING: Todos Santos has wonderful beach, mountain and desert riding. Kaia offers lessons, boarding and chaperoned rides. Contact Kaia: 011 52 1 612 154 5588.