Volume 15, Number 7
Hacienda Dining Guide 2007
Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a delicious lunch, a fancy dinner, or a venue for a corporate event, Hacienda’s restaurants provide an incredibly wide variety of food and drink. Here’s our directory of Hacienda restaurants:
(Note that all phone numbers are in the 925 area code)
5900 Owens Drive
Mon.-Sat. 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun. 10:00am-9:00pm
Arby’s offers roast beef specialty sandwiches, salads, chicken sandwiches, curly and home style fries, sides of mozzarella sticks, jalapeño bites and onion petals, desserts, and beverages. Drive-through service is also available.
4825 Hopyard Road #10
The Aura nightclub offers gourmet dinners, small plate cuisine, and late night dining, complemented with specialty drinks and a fabulous wine list combined in a stylish, upscale setting. Also available for corporate and private events. Dinner reservations are recommended.
Baci Seafood and Steak
4889 Hopyard Road
Mon.-Fri. 11:00–3:00 lunch, 3:00–6:00 happy hour, 5:00–10:00 dinner
Sat. 5:00–10:00 dinner; Sun. 10:00–3:00 brunch, 5:00–10:00 dinner
With a name like “Baci Seafood and Steak,” the specialties are clear. Baci uses only the best local and regional ingredients, including prime cuts of beef and fish delivered fresh daily, to create a delicious culinary experience.
Big Apple Bagels
4555 Hopyard Road #13
Mon.-Fri. 5:30am-4:00pm, Sat. 6:30am-3:00pm, Sun. 6:30am-2:00pm
Big Apple Bagels serves breakfast with bagels, muffins, coffee cakes, pastries and specialty coffees. For lunch there are fresh sandwiches, soups, deli subs or you can build-your own sandwich. Big Apple also serves up party platters.
4575 Rosewood Drive
Mon.-Sat. 9:00am-11:00pm, Sun. 9:00am- 9:00pm
Borders Café offers up coffee, snacks, and sandwiches to keep away the hunger while you read or study.
4555 Hopyard Road #25
Mon.-Fri. 6:30–10:00, Sat. 7:00am–10:00 pm, Sun. 8:00am–8:00pm
Breakfast served until 10:30 daily
Carl's Jr., has hamburgers, cheeseburgers, sandwiches, salads, fries, baked potatoes, onion rings, chicken sandwiches, desserts, a salad bar, and kid's meals. Breakfast, including a low-carb breakfast bowl, is served each day. Eat in or take out.
5877 Owens Drive
Mon.-Thurs. 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri. 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat. 10:00am–11:00pm, Sun. 10:00am–10:00pm
Chevys offers a full range of appetizers, big salads, quesadillas, burritos, flautas, and fajitas. Create your own combos with two or three favorites like enchiladas, tacos, chili relleno, or tamale. Come on Saturday and Sunday mornings between 10:00am and 2:00pm and enjoy Chevys brunch menu. Chevys also offers a full bar.
4801 Hopyard Road
Sun.-Thurs. 11:00am-11:00pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am-midnight, happy hour 3:00–6:00pm weekdays
Begin with Chili’s starters like a hand-battered fried onion, chicken wings, and fried cheese. For dinner, there are steaks, rib eye beef, grilled chicken, shrimp, ribs and fajitas, or a big Chili’s salad. Try the tacos, pasta, quesadillas, soups, sandwiches, burgers, or Chili’s famous baby back ribs.
Courtyard by Marriott
5059 Hopyard Road
Sun.-Thurs. 6:30–9:00am, Fri. and Sat. 7:00–10:30am
The on-site Courtyard Cafe is open for breakfast daily, offering a full-service buffet as well as separate menu items.
Cypress Mediterranean Cuisine
5681 Gibraltar Drive
Mon. – Sat. 7:00am – 9:00pm
Opening in late July, will offer a wide variety of menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, and pastries. Lunch and dinner include salads, pastas, grilled sandwiches, and specialty dishes including kabobs. Take-out service available.
5676 Stoneridge Drive
Hours by appointment
Dream Dinners is a professional-quality kitchen that offers recipes, ingredients, and clean-up to its customers, who assemble a dozen meals for cooking at home. As Dream Dinners says, “We plan, shop, chop and clean it and you create, heat and eat it.”
5121 Hopyard Road
Mon.–Thurs. 6:30–9:30am, 11:00am–3:00pm, 5:00–10:00pm; Fri. 6:30–9:30am, 11:30am–3:00pm, 5:00–11:00pm; Sat. 7:00–11:00am, 11:30am–2:30pm, 5:00–11:00pm; Sun. 7:00–9:30am, 10:00am–2:30pm, 5:00–10:00pm
Faz offers fine dining in an elegant but relaxed setting, specializing in Mediterranean cuisine including dishes prepared using a smoker and wood-burning oven. Specialties include a Mediterranean sampler platter, mesquite-rolled chicken, and beef kabob with saffron basmati rice. Faz America has a full bar and offers complete off-site catering packages and on-site facilities for weddings.
Food and Beverage
5696 Stoneridge Drive
Mon.-Thurs. 7:00am-10:00pm, Fri. 7:00am-11:00pm, Sat. 9:00am-10:00pm, Sun. 9:30am-9:00pm
Food & Beverage is a full-service convenience store one hour photo processing, balloons and gifts, premium brand liquors, beer and wine, pastry, a yogurt bar, and ready-made sandwiches.
4555 Hopyard Road #17
Mon.-Fri. 6:00am-9:00pm, Sat. 7:00am–9:00pm and Sun. 8:30am-8:00pm
Jamba means "to celebrate" and you can do that with juices and smoothies at Jamba Juice made from fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, mangos, bananas, peaches and oranges. There are snacks, breads and soups. Phone-in your pick-up order for a meeting or party. Jamba caters with their fare and made-to-order smoothies for your party or event.
Kinder’s Meats, Deli and Barbeque
4825 Hopyard Road F-02
Mon. – Fri. 7:00am – 8:00pm; Sat. 8:30am – 7:00pm, Sun. 8:30am – 6:00 pm
Kinder’s offers a variety of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Early morning fare includes coffee, pastries and breakfast sandwich. The lunch and dinner menu offers a selection of hot meat sandwiches, including Kinder’s Famous Ball Tip Steak sandwich, deli sandwiches and fresh salads.
McDonalds (inside Wal-Mart)
4501 Rosewood Drive
8:00am-9:00pm seven days a week
Visit the Golden Arches and enjoy McDonald's famous fries, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, breakfasts, shakes, beverages, desserts, and extra value meals. This is the place for Happy Meals for the kids.
4503 Rosewood Drive
Sun.-Thurs. 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am-10:00pm
Red Robin offers 22 different gourmet hamburgers including classics like the sautéed mushroom burger. Entrees include fish and chips, Baja fish tacos, platters and rice bowls, salads, pastas, soups and sandwiches. A full bar is available.
Red Smoke Grill
4501 Hopyard Road #2
Mon.–Thurs. and Sat. 11:00am–9:00pm, Fri. 11:00am–9:30pm, Sun. 11:00am–8:30pm
Red Smoke Grill serves up authentic Santa Maria style barbecue cooked over red oak. Choose from tri-tip, rotisserie chicken, baby back ribs, prawns, sandwiches, and salads. Beer and wine are served. Catering and a to-go menu are also available.
Round Table Pizza
4855 Hopyard Road #1
847-0750, Delivery 847-0752
Sun.-Thurs. 11:00am-9:30pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am-10:00pm
At Round Table Pizza, you'll fine appetizers like garlic parmesan twists and buffalo wings, and Caesar, garden salads, and salad bar. Create your own pizza with veggies, meats, sauces and crusts or select from specialty pizzas. You can pick up, have your order delivered, or eat on the premises.
4555 Hopyard Road #5
Mon.–Sat. 11:00am–2:30 and 5:00–9:30
Sendo Sushi is a traditional Japanese restaurant serving sushi, sashimi, udon, teriyaki, and tempura. The restaurant offers comfortable seating of tables and booths, surrounding a large sushi bar. Lunch specials include bento and specialty entrees. Take-out service available.
4555 Hopyard Road #15
Mon.–Fri. 5:00am-8:00pm, Sat. 6:00am–8:00pm, Sun.6:00am-7:00pm
Starbucks offers caffe latte, caffe mocha, espresso shots, drip-brewed coffee, Frappuccino blended beverages, cappuccino, café Americano, teas, and more. Condiment bar offers spices and sweeteners. Purchase whole bean coffees by the pound. Food includes muffins, scones, desserts, sandwiches, and salads.
4555 Hopyard Road #23
Mon.-Sat. 8:00am-10:00pm, Sun. 9:00am-9:00pm
Subway offers its famous sandwiches in different sizes with fillings of ham, turkey, roast beef, chicken, meatballs, and more. Look for the low-fat selections. Try the 6" classic subs and deli-style sandwiches. Salads, wraps, chips, cookies, desserts, specialty coffees, and drinks are also available. Call ahead to order for a crowd.
Sugandh Indian Cuisine
4515 Rosewood Drive #700
Sugandh Indian Cuisine serves a variety of Northern India menu selections as well as a delicious buffet lunch. From tasty appetizers like pakoras and samosas to your favorite Tandoori Indian dishes, curries, and other lamb, chicken, and vegetarian meals, Sugandh has something for everyone. Wine, beer and sodas are served. Dine in or take-out. Catering is available.
Sweet & Savory Cafe and Bakery
5694 Stoneridge Drive
Sweet & Savory serves breakfast and lunch and makes almost everything fresh on the premises. Try the breakfast burrito, fried egg sandwich and freshly-baked pastries. Lunch menu includes grilled sandwiches, soup, pizza, and a sandwich selection, with daily specials listed on their web site. Salads and desserts are also on the menu. The café offers full catering with appetizers, platters, entrees, desserts, breakfast and salads.
4501 Hopyard Road #1
Mon.-Thurs.11:00am-9:00pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun. 9:00am – 9:00pm.
Sweet Tomatoes, a buffet restaurant, is known for its wide variety of fresh salads like won ton chicken happiness, ranch house BLT with turkey, and Caesar salad asiago. Soups offered include tomato onion, turkey noodle, vegetable, and more. Enjoy hot chili, baked potatoes, pizza, muffins, hot pasta with sauces, fruits, desserts and beverages.
Taqueria El Balazo
4515 Rosewood Drive #600
Taqueria El Balazo offers authentic Mexican food such as tacos in singles or in platters, burritos with steak, pork and chicken, including chicken mole, super and vegetarian burritos, seafood enchiladas, salads, and platters, salads, nachos and sandwiches, entrees, and appetizers. There are side orders, drinks and a full child's menu. Dine in or take-out. A full catering service is ready to serve you.
4747 Hopyard Road #5
Mon.-Thurs. 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun. 12:00–9:00pm
Cool off on hot summer days with cold treats from TCBY Yogurt including soft yogurt, ice cream, cakes, desserts, pies, smoothies, and shakes. The newest item on the menu is TCBY’s frozen yogurt cakes and deep-dish pies. Take home a half-gallon of hand-packed ice cream or a wonderful frozen dessert.
The Cheese Steak Shop
4825 Hopyard Road #20
Mon. – Sat. 11:00am – 8:00pm.
The Cheese Steak Shop lets you select from Philly cheese, pizza cheese, plain, barbecue cheese, chili pepper cheese, bacon cheese, and other sandwiches. Choose from eight chicken and cheese sandwiches or try the Hoagies, Italian, ham and cheese, salami, cappicola and layered cheese. There are vegetarian and ham sandwiches along with sides and drinks. Orders may be placed using their web site.
The Honey Baked Ham Company
4555 Hopyard Road #11
Mon.-Fri. 10:30am-6:30pm, Sat.10:00am-5:00pm
The Honey Baked Ham deli café offers lunch with a full menu of sandwiches, desserts, coffee, and drinks. Special occasion platters feature turkey, cheese, braided sandwiches, hors d'oeuvres, nibblers, veggies, relish, fruit, and bread. A combo buffet with an 8 pound ham serves 15. Take home a MealDeal with ham, salad, cheese, and cheesecake, a turkey breast or BBQ rib combo for the family's dinner.
4855 Hopyard Road, Suite C-06
Mon. – Thurs. 11:00am – 2:30 pm, 4:30pm – 9:30 pm, Fri. and Sat. 11:00am – 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm – 10:00pm
Authentic Japanese cuisine and beverages await you in a small and cozy atmosphere. Lunch and dinner menus include appetizers, sushi and sashimi, bento and udon offerings, combination meals, and a wide selection of entrees. Take-out service and party platters available.
Need help locating a restaurant? Visit Hacienda’s website at www.hacienda.org for an interactive map of all dining locations within the Park. Click on Services, then Service Locator and choose Restaurants to display locations. By highlighting a dining icon, you can see the location and contact information for each restaurant.
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- Hacienda Celebrates Silver Anniversary
- Business Bits
- Hacienda Celebrates 25th Anniversary
- Executive Profile: Joe Callahan: Visionary with a Penchant for New Projects
- 25 Years Later, RJA Takes Pride in Accomplishments and Adaptability
- TJKM Road to Success Winds Through Hacienda
- Hacienda Dining Guide 2007
- Sister City Association Offers Social, Cultural Relations with Tulancingo, a Mexican Town in the State of Hidalgo
- PPIE Connects Businesses with Students
- HR Professionals Find Support, Networking in Tri-Valley
- Hacienda Index