Meet Chef Charles, Hacienda’s New Executive Chef!

Hacienda Mexican Restaurant is Cooking Up Something New With Executive Chef Charles Votava Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Welcomes New Executive Chef, Charles Votava There's something different – a little something special – going on in the kitchen at Hacienda Mexican restaurant these days. And it's not a new piece of equipment, or (just) a new recipe. [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|

Happy National Guacamole Day!

Hacienda's Famous Guacamole Recipe: 4 ripe avocados 1 fresh jalapeño (for hot) or serrano (for hotter) chile, finely diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated queso anejo (see note) Finely diced ripe tomato, for garnish Finely diced red onion, for garnish Finely chopped cilantro, for garnish Sliced black [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|

St. Louis Happy Hour at Hacienda

Happy Hour = Happy Employees at Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Are you looking for a way to unwind from the stress of a work day? A way to show your team how much you appreciate all their hard work? Or any excuse at all to enjoy great food and drink specials in the refreshing atmosphere of [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|

Hacienda Patio Selfie Contest – St. Louis’ Best Outdoor Dining Patio

You probably learned it in kindergarten: sharing is caring. At Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, we’ve got plenty of good stuff to go around, and we want to share the love. Whatever you call it (courtyard, patio, terrace, or our favorite, La Terrazza), the outdoor seating at Hacienda is the best place to enjoy Mexican food in [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|

Hacienda Restaurant Wet Burrito

The word “mouthwatering” gets thrown around a lot, and at Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, we have some pretty mouthwatering fare. But sometimes, what you really want is a mouthful. And in that case, what you want is the Hacienda Wet Burrito. There’s a lot of history behind the Wet Burrito. It’s been on the menu since [...]

By | February 13th, 2015|

Hacienda’s Famous Chips & Salsa

It's no surprise that when you think 'Hacienda', you think warm, light, crispy tortilla chips! Just as you pull in to our lot, on your right hand side is our very own Tortillaria, where our chips are made fresh daily. So what's the secret behind the crunch? Hacienda's tortilla chips are made with all natural [...]

By | January 10th, 2014|

Hacienda’s Hand Cut Fajitas

Fajitas have been a staple of Mexican-American cuisine for decades, dating all the way back to the 1930's American Southwest. Mexican ranch hands, or vaqueros, were given less desirable portions of the butchered cattle as part of their pay. These cuts of beef, skirt steak in particular, were grilled over an open flame and cut [...]

By | April 7th, 2013|

Guacamole Especial

Guacamole dates all the way back to the 16th century Aztecs of southern Mexico. Literally translated to “avocado sauce”, guacamole typically consists of a lightly seasoned base of mashed avocados with a wide variety of garnishes including tomato, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime and chiles. The dish became popular in the American Southwest in the 1960's [...]

By | April 7th, 2013|