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
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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.
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
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
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
We usually stick to ordering the Chicken Tostadas and one of us did. However, three of us tried something different and the food did not have any flavor. Without the sauce, it was pretty bad. After years of patronage, I am not sure I will...More
Welcoming environment great for larger groups. Friendly if somewhat slow service; but very tasty combination plates, and pricing is very competitive for this sort of establishment. A good mid-range mexican restaurant for the area. No surprises is sometimes a good thing!
We had family in town and drove over to Chico for an early dinner at La Hacienda. Two of us had tostadas (with the "special sauce", 'natch!) and I had a combination plate (enchilada & pork burrito). We were all very happy with our food...More
Where do I begin? Carpeting around our table was dirty, so I asked that it be swept. The guy barely did because he actually thought it was clean enough. Dude, really? Server also was clueless. Food was OK, but two of our three orders were...More