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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“guacamole” (143 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (29 reviews)
“churros” (16 reviews)
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7575 E Princess Dr, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank tmccashland
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 18 August 2017

My son and I had a delicious meal here with a friendly, knowledgable waiter. Chicken mole and guacamole were delicious, as was the agave margarita.

Thank Lesa S
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lesa S, We are delighted that you and your son enjoyed our Chicken Mole and homemade guacamole at La Hacienda. Thanks for sharing your review! David Miller Director of Food & Beverage Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Food was delicious and decent wine list, but service was disappointing. This was a surprise considering it is on the Fairmont property. We will not be returning when we stay next August.More

Thank Chella L
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chella L, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I would like to sincerely apologize that the service you had at La Hacienda was below your expectations, and I appreciate you bringing this to my attention. Please know that as a...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

My sister in-law told about La Hacienda. It turned out to be the perfect place for celebrating our 26th anniversary. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess and seated promptly. The atmosphere is so nice hear, very romantic and relaxed. The decor is authentic...More

Thank sneezy007
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear sneezy007, Happy 26th anniversary! We hope your special day was memorable and we are delighted that you chose La Hacienda for such an important occasion. We look forward to welcoming you and your husband back in the near future for another wonderful evening. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I can handle the prices but this is crazy. I know it's the Fairmont Princess but that is no excuse to charge these prices. I was intimidated to ordering two appetizers, 3 house wines and 1/2 share of guacamole taster and it $90 for two....More

Thank themccullochclan
DavidMiller_Fairmont, Manager at La Hacienda, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear themccullochclan, Thank you for sharing your review of La Hacienda. We are saddened to hear that the price point affected your dining experience. We appreciate your feedback and hope this does not deter you from visiting the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in the future. Regards,...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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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