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La Hacienda

7575 E Princess Dr, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5802
+1 480-585-4848
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (145 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (29 reviews)
“churros” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7575 E Princess Dr, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived in Scottsdale and were starving. We decided to stay at the hotel as we really didn't know where to go. I had the beef fajitas and they were very good, but husband had the chicken and said they were just okay. However,...More

Thank suz918
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear suz918, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at La Hacienda. Although we are delighted to know you enjoyed your fajitas, we are saddened that your overall visit fell below your expectations. We hope this does not deter you from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We asked for a "cozy" table when we reserved in advance. OMG! We had the most wonderful table in the cute little round room. The food was great. The portion was generous. You may want to consider sharing. They don't take reservations during the Christmas...More

Thank laurie c
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear laurie c, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful time dining at La Hacienda and we appreciate your feedback. The Princess team looks forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think the biggest problem is they promote themselves as "best in Arizona". It is good, above average, but not the best in town. That said, I would recommend it. Carnitas were tasty but needed extra avocado salsa. Decor and staff are first rate, as...More

Thank kennethg217
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear kennethg217, Thank you for your review of La Hacienda. We are glad that you enjoyed your overall experience with us and very much appreciate your valuable feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Regards, David Miller Director of Food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Fairmont for a long weekend and had dinner at La Hacienda twice. Both meals were incredible. Enjoyed the seafood enchiladas and the barbocoa tacos. The chips and salsa that come with the meal were great and I think they made the...More

Thank kek
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear kek, Thank you once again for a fantastic review! All our ingredients from our homemade salsa, fresh margaritas to our tortillas are creations in house and it is always a pleasure to hear such positive feedback. We are so glad you had an enjoyable...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

wonderful dinner with great service by Will. Pork shoulder and Pork tacos were excellent. Also order the guacamole

Thank tmccashland
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I went to this restaurant twice while staying at this resort. We had a group of 10 people and the service was very good. They have an awesome drink menu. Order the spicy Pineaple Margarita. If you enjoy spicy drinks this is a must!!! The...More

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable dinner. Started with the watermelon guacamole and that was fabulous. Never would have thought of watermelon with guacamole but it was delicious. I had the Carnitas Enchiladas for dinner. Meat was tender and well seasoned and the mole sauce was amazing!! It does...More

Thank Jean O
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes for this restaurant. I was vacationing at the Scottsdale Princess Fairmont with my daughter. We saved this meal for our last night here. What a DISAPPOINTMENT. The chips were not fresh, the table side guacamole was flavorless, and the Coconut Shrimp...More

Thank Monica T
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Monica T, I apologize that your recent experience at La Hacienda was such a disappointment. Please know that we take our guests' concerns quite seriously, and this is not at all indicative of our high standards and quality of fine dining service we are...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

La Hacienda is a must for Mexican food. It was AWESOME! Its one of the best Mexican restaurants in the state I was told from the concierge at the Fairmont Princess. He was not wrong. The pineapple infused tequila muddled with Jalapeño margarita was to...More

Thank Steve G
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Steve G, Thank you for your outstanding review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your fresh El Pina Diablo margarita as well as the guacamole, queso fundido and pork tacos. We are proud to say that La Hacienda has been voted #1 Mexican restaurant...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here while staying at the Princess. I have eaten here several times in the past and have always really enjoyed the food and service. This visit I found the service to be a little rushed and whilst the food was to an excellent standard,...More

Thank BigWilliamWallace
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear BigWilliamWallace, Thank you for your review. While I am delighted to see that you enjoyed certain aspects of your dining experience at La Hacienda, I am saddened to see that your overall evening fell below expectations. Never do we want our guests feeling rushed...More

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Response from joetwinsburg | Reviewed this property |
There is no restaurant there other than the pool side cafe. Plenty of great restaurants in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7575 E Princess Dr, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5802
    (Scottsdale Rd. and Princess Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > North Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: North Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-585-4848
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Uncover Scottsdale's top rated Mexican restaurant experience at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, La Hacienda by Richard Sandoval, and indulge in a delectable paradise of fresh, Modern Mexican cuisine. Richard Sandoval brings the vibrant flavors and ingredients of Mexico into the culinary spotlight, combining the bold taste of classic Mexican cuisine with timeless European cooking techniques. This lighter, ingredient-driven approach showcases a bold new taste for La Hacienda, which offers guests an upscale, sophisticated dining atmosphere for the modern day, while still cherishing the traditions of the past. This much-loved Scottsdale Mexican dining spot has re-opened to bring guests a refreshing new take on authentic Southwestern dining in the heart of Scottsdale. Come see what we mean by "Old Ways, New Hands" as you savor classic Mexican recipes in enticing new ways, featuring fresh, indigenous ingredients, lighter dishes and unexpected pairings of traditional foods. Dine amid warm, Spanish architecture, wood-beamed ceilings, flagstone and beehive fireplaces, all accented by modern urban touches, new upholstery, lighting fixtures and a brand new main entrance showcasing the new tequila bar. Guests may enjoy light table fare in the entry patio with its four fire pits, or reserve the private patio or interior semi-private rooms for special occasions.
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