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La Hacienda Restaurant

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2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
530-893-8270
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It a nice place......

If you like Mexican food in a really nice place, then you will like place. BUT my food came WARM, not hot, that was very upsetting to me! I won't ever eat there again! That has only happened to me once before, and it took me years before I went back. The food was ok tho, just not hot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Karen J
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you like Mexican food in a really nice place, then you will like place. BUT my food came WARM, not hot, that was very upsetting to me! I won't ever eat there again! That has only happened to me once before, and it took me years before I went back. The food was ok tho, just not hot.

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Chico, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is my go-to ladies' lunch place. It's always crowded but we never have to wait long for a table. The food is always good, the restaurant is spotless, and the waitpeople are courteous and efficient. I always get the Fiesta Supreme with chicken, sometimes with all rice, sometimes with rice and beans. The portions are large enough to bring... More 

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Chico, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

La hacienda has been in business in Chico for many many years because it's so good!! Delicious, authentic fresh food and fabulous margueritas too!!!!

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Chico CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our family has always enjoyed eating at La Hacienda. While I know its not true authentic 'Mexican', but their tostadas are great and its always been a great place for a family dinner! We dined here last week and had the worst service we have ever had. After waiting for at least 15-20 minutes for our server to even look... More 

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California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went here for my nephew & my birthdays. It was the first time I'd been here & was impressed with the whole place! The servers were friendly & the food was delicious!

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Chico, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have eated at La Hacienda for over 40 years and have never had a bad meal. They offer a wide variety of Mexican entrees to suit any taste or appetite. The free all you can eat chips and salsa and reasonable prices make LH an excellent value.

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Chico, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you like what passes for Mexican food in North Dakota, this is the place for you. Don't get me wrong, it is not horrible food- it is simply not Mexican food! The look of the dishes are fine, it is the total lack of strong favors or spices that is missing. I was born and raised within 175 miles... More 

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Chico, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I love the Tostada Salad at La Hacienda Restaurant. From the fresh ingredients to the traditional dressing, this salad is a "Chico Tradition". It is my "go to" lunch on a busy day. Just pick it up at their curbside pick up area and go. Whether I order pork, chicken or beef, I am never disappointed.

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Fair Oaks
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been a customer of La Hacienda since it opened at another location over 55 years ago. As many have mentioned the salad dressing on the Tostada brings people back as it does me. As this food not only tastes delicious it brings back a lifetime of memories. Tasty food at a fair price with some classic favorites makes... More 

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Chico, California
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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food was served cold. The last 2 times ate there, my husband got sick. Poor service too. I don't think we'll go back again. Very limited menu too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530-893-8270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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