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La Hacienda Restaurant

2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
+1 530-893-8270
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tostadas” (14 reviews)
“mayan pork” (3 reviews)
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Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Hacienda has been in business for a very long time. Their tostadas are good especially with their famous house dressing (which you can purchase to take home). They usually have a vegetarian special such as butternut squash quesadillas which are really good. Portions are...More

Thank TamarindaL
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Love this place. Amazing food. Great drinks. They have a secret sauce that is addicting. They make super good skinny margaritas too.

Thank michele and joe z
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We have gone to la hacienda many times the food is outstanding they have many options our favorite is the chicken tostada they have a ho-made dressing that is really good which you can buy in a bottle to take home. The shrimp chimichunga is...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food was excellent, beautifully plated and just right for a gringo's palette. The ambiance is cozy and relatively quiet. Very friendly and helpful staff. Kudos to our waitress Megan. I don't know what the Taco Bell customer ordered but comments are way off base.

Thank chucktodd75
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Last night we had dinner at La Hacienda and I had their Mayan Pork special - highly recommend it. Had not eaten there for a while and it was good to have it again. If you like pork you will like this dish. And the...More

Thank SMChico2
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The quality of food was right up there with Taco Bell. There were no prices for the Margaritas or tequila or beer and the servers didn't know the prices either so it was more or less a crap shoot. I had to wait for the...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are lots of Mexican Restaurants here, but La Hacienda is certainly one of the oldest. Lots of locals have eaten here as kids and then brought their grandkids back to enjoy the food. They have a nice banquet room and a fine bar.

Thank enkidog
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I know several people who hold this restaurant in high esteem. I am not one of them. I found the food to be very ordinary - nothing really special. Service was really good. My recommendation is to try this for yourself and get your own...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The staff is very friendly and there for you and any of your needs. Price is comparable to other Mexican restaurants (Reasonable). Nice selection to choose from, but I like my chicken with a little seasoning so I try to stay away from chicken enchiladas...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

LA Hacienda is a Chico tradition. Created by Nathan and Tomas Ibanez in 1948, it is especially famous for its Original Tostada and it's "secret sauce," a rich sort of spicy "salad dressing" that locals eat on everything from the tortilla chip appetizer to the...More

Thank Susan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-893-8270
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