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La Hacienda Restaurant

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Mexican
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2635 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-1112
530-893-8270
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 15
    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
A good place with a great reputation for Mexican food.

A very good well established restaurant in Chico. We always get the original tostada or the Fiesta salad which comes in a large shell. Both delicious and they have a wonderful secret sauce which you put on top that is great. Good service, good chips, and an affordable price. They also have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
TravelGoddess61
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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Super service! Delicious food and drink! Family favorite for over 50 years! Salad dressing is so well liked you can buy and take home!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A very good well established restaurant in Chico. We always get the original tostada or the Fiesta salad which comes in a large shell. Both delicious and they have a wonderful secret sauce which you put on top that is great. Good service, good chips, and an affordable price. They also have a banquet room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I had their tamale dish and it was excellent. The atmosphere also very authentic mellow and the bar area (sit down dining too) doesn't have the kid chatter and noise which is what we were looking for. My husband and I needed a date night and this place fit the bill.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went to La Hacienda after reading about their "special sauce" - and was unfortunately disappointed. The sauce tasted like a mix of mayo, tons of sugar, vinegar and chili, and was nothing I'd return for. Ordered a beef taco, which tasted ok. Plus for fresh cilantro, a spicy sauce and nicely cooked meat. Beans and rice were on the ordinary... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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