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About Deseo at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Showcasing imaginative Nuevo Latin cuisine, deseo’s (deseo is Spanish for “desire”) menu features a distinctive and skillfully blended combination of flavors to create delicious dishes that are bold and intriguing. This style of cooking takes traditional Latin American dishes and reinvents them using European and American cooking techniques and often non-traditional ingredients. The perfect start to dinner at deseo is to “descansar” or “relax” with a freshly created cocktail at the adjacent Muddle Bar, which specializes in blending fresh fruits (mango, pineapple, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and more) with fresh herbs (basil, tarragon, mint and more) along with your favorite spirit for the perfect pre-dinner cocktail.

6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Dining Style:
Elegant Dining

Cuisines:
Latin American, Seafood, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of Operation:
Open daily from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Dinner service starting at 6:00 pm
On behalf of the entire deseo team, we thank you for your business.



Cross Street:
Scottsdale Rd.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 624-1202

Website:
http://www.kierlandresort.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary parking in the Resort parking lot. Resort valet also available.

Executive Chef:
Chef de Cuisine Derek Biazo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For special events or large group dining inquiries, please contact Carli Sorenson at 480-624-1289 or carli.sorenson@westin.com.

Private Dining

Deseo offers a private dining room for up to 12 guests, an exclusive Fire Table for up to 28 guests and main dining room seating for larger groups. With beautifully executed dishes and an extensive wine and cocktail list, Deseo is sure to please any guests desires.

Deseo at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (29)
Good for a Date (28)
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Creative Cuisine (23)
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Quiet Conversation (14)
Notable Wine List (12)
Business Meals (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Authentic (9)
Fun (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Scenic View (6)
Local Ingredients (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tapas (4)
Casual (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
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Gluten Free Options (2)
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Paleo Friendly (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 12, 2017

We have dined at Deseo many times and have never been disappointed. We love this place for its unique and tasty cuisine, pleasant ambience ( you don't have to scream), and excellent service. Absolute gem!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Food and service was outstanding. The presentation also was beyond extraordinary.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Vegetarian entree offered for guest. Great cocktails

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Love the millionaire tacos appetizers along with the spicy shrimp. We have recently been turned on to the platter for two which includes skewers of prawns, filet mignon, pork tenderloin and veggies with three dipping sauces. Delicious!

Tags: Tapas, Cozy, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Delicious lobster cerviche, strawberry gazpacho (very refreshing) and tasty pork belly entree. Attentive service. Sat at the Rail to see the open kitchen.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Excellent service, delicious cuisine and nice atmosphere. A treat for the taste buds in every bite!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Excellent service, creative menu, upscale, expensive, beautiful setting, exceptional food, but not for dieters.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 20, 2017

We love exploring tastes at Deseo. Their menu items are unusual, beautifully plated and exceptional in taste and freshness. This visit, we tried whatever the food server, Phil, suggested off of the appetizers and then had their lobster rice that my husband always has to have. Had we come earlier, we could have gotten the ceviche off the happy hour price. The rainbow ceviche was so good that we tried another ceviche and in general, every bite of food was an experience. Phil was an excellent server which made for a more perfect dining experience.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Fun, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Attentive service and the food was excellent as usual. Pace was relaxed. However, we had a toddler, and he was getting quite restless towards the end. The pace may not be very suitable for a family with small children. Overall we really enjoyed our dining experience, and will definitely go back.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Nice enough, but nothing special - and expensive for the menu provided. Very few, if any, vegetarian options and the meat I had was over charred and hard on the outside. A strange Menu for a "Latin American" restaurant, which was not really to our taste and the food over "messed about with" with some strange accompaniments to the main ingredient in the dish.
Service was friendly and reasonably attentive, but a little hard to get hold of the waiter if we needed something - which we did!
A very comprehensive winelist of some excellent South American wines - but the wine by the glass options could be expanded a bit.
As for atmosphere - well nice decor and lighting, but somewhat typical of a "resort" dining room with a whole mix of people in very casual dress, as if straight out of the pool or off the golf course for some of them!
I would not recommend Deseo for a romantic date night - but chacun à son gout!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 17, 2017

It was anazing.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 16, 2017

We were attracted to Deseo via a Groupon offer. We were delighted with the decor, the well informed wait staff (Brittany in the lounge, and Phil in the dining room), and the delicious meal. The standout selection of our meal was the "Strawberry Gaspacho", it was perfect for an early summer's evening.
We'll be back to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 15, 2017

The food was delicious and the service was excellent!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 14, 2017

The food was so amazing, and the deserts are to pretty to eat but we did. Very very good.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Birthday celebration. Waiter was rude, ignored us a lot and then rushed us out. Won't be going back, wouldn't recommend it and certainly am not impressed.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 9, 2017

We go to Deseo every time we are in the area. NEVER disappoints! The staff is excellent and willing to provide helpful recommendations. Definitely recommend sitting at the "chef's rail" for a couple. An rare opportunity to watch them prepare the incredible food and interact with the staff who are always very friendly, very proud of their work and are frankly...artists! The food is always fresh and deliciously prepared.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Delicious, creative menu. Had the pork chop mole with corn tamale. Flavorful and satisfying. Added bonus: Got to watch resident artist, Nelson Garcia-Miranda at work on a painting.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Wow the menu has changed and none of the same favorites are on the menu! Our food was very bland and lacked the complex flavors in past fav dishes! Sad

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 29, 2017

Everything was perfect. We celebrated our anniversary with friends, and we're treated incredibly well. The food was fabulous , the dessert, the signature cigar was wonderful, and the waiter could not have been more attentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Great date night!

Tags: Romantic, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Danny, our server, was amazing!
He surprised us bringing out birthday dessert, as he noticed the greeting card on the table. He is very observant and in tune with the customer:) Checked on us periodically. He gave us great recommendations on what we were looking for regarding our dinner options, as well as, wine options...he was spot on! Highly recommend the halibut...well seasoned and melt in your mouth! Great first time dining experience for me:)

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Casual, Vegan, Organic, Tasting Menu
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Great food! Wonderful service! I can't believe this was my first time! What a great place to take out of town guests. Many yummy noises could be heard from every table. I was ready to go back the next day for another chocolate cigar dessert!
We don't always go back to places we try during restaurant week, but this one is a keeper!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Great food and ambiance. Service was great as well. The server mistakenly sent us the incorrect side dish when the main entree arrived. He very graciously and with genuine sincerity apologized for his mistake and sent us out the correct one along with complimentary appetizer originally brought out to us. The service is very attentive but not overbearing.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Deseo in normally an excellent experience. However, this time we started off with a rude welcome from the lady behind the desk. We were then placed by a large, noisy party. The rest is history. Not even an excellent waiter could salvage the night. We have eaten here for years and always loved the place. We will be back and hope the rude lady is gone.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 22, 2017

Great atmosphere, delicious food, excellent service! It was loud inside the dining room but we had a lovely, quiet dinner out on the patio.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 21, 2017

excellent Mojitos and the salmon was fantastic. This restaurant has a great patio and inside is well appointed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Wanted to try this spot fir awhile and Restaurant Week was the perfect chance. Wagyu beef so tender, didn't even need a fork and the Columbian cheese bread offered was so good I could have made that my meal#

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 18, 2017

We have been there many times. Outstanding food and service.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 17, 2017

The ambience is gorgeous, the artwork is definitely something to admire, along with the artist painting in the main room when you arrive was a definite jaw dropper. Server was extremely patient and knowledgeable about which wine was best for our meal choice. He was very attentive to our service and didn't rush us out the door, even considering we were the last reservation in the place. The music was great. The millionaire tacos were best thing I've ever tried and hope they never leave the menu. The presentation of food was outstanding. Our chocolate cigar was a nice touch to end our evening. Compliments to all the chefs that put quality into their food which you can taste! So happy we found this hidden gem inside this resort. Would have never known it existed if not for Groupon. They should definitely advertise more, and definitely will be recommending this restaurant to all my friends looking for a special occasion restaurant.
Thank you Deseo!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 15, 2017

We loved the experience! The food was delicious and beautifully presented and everyone was very helpful and courteous!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Deseo is perhaps our #1 restaurant in the PHX area. We love sitting at the rail, and the chef and staff are wonderful about describing the food they are preparing and helpful in making recommendations. We have a few favorites (millionaire tacos, hangar steak, arroz side dish) but tried a couple of new dishes this time that will make it even harder to decide next time (the hamachi and the beef tartare). The choices here are just so different from what we get elsewhere or at home, and the presentation makes your mouth water! so it's always a treat. The ambiance and service are bonuses!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great concept and interesting menu. You start with a delicious GF roll made from yucca flour accompanied by garlic butter. Then we shared the 3 proteins (wagyu beef, pork tenderloin and jumbo shrimp) presented on "swords" and one sword of vegetables. It comes with a hot stone on which you can grill the vegetables a bit longer and heat the proteins if the cool off before you get to it. Dessert was their edible cigar and frozen cappuccino … delicious! Price was very reasonable for two people.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Absolutely fantastic! Been here several times, it always pleases. Not many places where you can get a nice mix of Latin American food, this is certainly a go too place for that.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 11, 2017

We started with the best and most fresh happy hour mojitos and continued into the dining room to eat (actually sat at the counter in the restaurant), great place to see the food being made! Amazing fresh authentic food, definitely will be back again! Ambiance beautiful!

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Food was just average and mediocre. Service made up for the food, our server was just great, he went above and beyond for us. The only food item we liked was the lobster ceviche.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Our tuna and halibut entrees were excellent. The beet salad and house salad were also quite large and very fresh ingredients. The cocktails (martini and manhattan) on the other hand were tasty but way overpriced (or should I say resort priced). Over $35 for two standard cocktails is a little greedy! But we love Deseo and would recommend highly. The outdoor seating and views are quite beautiful if the temperature is right.

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 9, 2017

I've eaten at Deseo multiple times and every time the food and service are excellent.

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 8, 2017

The food and presentation were amazing. We ate their two nights in a row it was that good. Our waiter, Tony, was fantastic. From drinks to end of the meal both nights Deseo's was the best part of the resort.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Tapas
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 8, 2017

Deseo leans South American leaving you with some very interesting wines and dishes. Loved the braised short ribs and the fish dish my wife enjoyed was done perfectly. We enjoyed a South American blend of 5 grapes with a jammy, low tannin palate. The meals were all reasonably low carb with substitutions of potatoes, rices and farros with asparagus. I'd definitely go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Our server was super nice and attententive. All of his food recommendations were spot on. Great food!

Tags: Romantic
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