Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge at the Hacienda Del Sol

4.2
161 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southwest
A casual dining experience, Terraza Garden Patio and Lounge joins the beautiful and historic Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. Enjoy stunning views in a garden patio setting with delicious Spanish style tapas and bistro sized plates. Pair that with a seasonal cocktail and wine menu and a wide array of non-alcoholic beverages. The Terraza is open for Lunch, Dinner, and a late night snack. Come see the latest and greatest at the charming Hacienda del Sol!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Southwest, Spanish
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Hours of operation
Terraza: Monday - Sunday 11am-11pm
The Grill: Breakfast: Monday - Saturday 7am - 11am;
Brunch Sunday 9:30am - 2:00pm;
Grill Dinner: Monday through Sunday 5pm-9pm

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Phone number
(520) 529-3500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Evan Phillips
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Sunrise
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Entertainment
Join the Terraza for live entertainment Thursday through Saturday. Thursday nights are live dueling pianos in the bar and the weekends bring Latin, jazz, folk, rock, and more to the patio!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 161 People Are Saying
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Cigar menu not available. Complete disappointment, was planning to take my husband there for our wedding anniversary. Thankfully the staff compensated two on the house drinks. Unsure if we will return in the future. Hopefully the menu will reflect changes so others do not go unexpectedly.

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NW
New England
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 4

Unfortunately the menu has been totally changed and there are no longer light, healthy options available. They have recreated the inside restaurant outside, which is not why I go to the patio. Everything is heavy and sauce laden.

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RI
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Made reservation for the Grill. It was closed for renovation work. Was not informed that the Grill was not available when we made reservations, or upon arrival. Ordered steak-for -two and it was so-so. We probably should have gone for the individual steaks.

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GA
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unbelievable! This restaurant has had good reviews on Yelp. All I can say is that they are understated. The service and food preparation were well beyond expectations. The chef at this location is tremendous. Not only was the food and service excellent, but all were unique preparations - one of a kind. We highly recommend this restaurant. We will definitely be returning. The ambiance of the entire establishment is very special.

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JG
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I would say the food is good. I have had both mediocre food and excellent meals here. The grounds are beautiful and make the experience complete. The patio is lovely and wonderful views. The only issue with this recent trip was the FLIES. They were totally obnoxious and made sitting on the beautiful patio rather unpleasant. I don't know if there is anything reasonable that can be done about this.

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MH
Orange County
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food, service and great entertainment. The duo performed recognizable songs at a level where you could hear their singing but still talk with friends without having to yell.
Very pleasant evening.

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l
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Would be great if there were more vegetarian and vegan dishes on the menu. Choices are very limited.

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LP
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Fun atmosphere. Very good food. Excellent music. Romantic place to walk around after your meal. Outstanding value. We will definitely come back!

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SS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Very poor service, noisy, food was poor. Waiter was uncooperative, not helpful.

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C
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

We have been visiting the Terraza Garden Patio for many years. We much prefer the ambiance of the old patio over the new patio. The new patio with removable panels is not nearly as charming as the old patio. While we enjoy live music, the volume of the music was so loud we could not hear each's conversation. It was to the point we hurried through dinner and left. As soon as we walked into the bar, we both felt relief and I can only imagine how noisy it would have been for those staying in rooms near the pool and patio. We are in our early 60's and know 'loud' music from our younger days, but this was not enjoyable.

Open the panels on the patio enclosure and lower the volume of the live music and we will be back.

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v
Tucson
15 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We went for the band and had an enjoyable evening. Service was good as was the food.

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Phoenix
12 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent food and the views are amazing! Also the pictures in the hallway are a glimpse into the past.

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s
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

On this visit we were celebrating my husband's birthday. We've been here several times and it is the first place we take visitors. As always, the food was fabulous, service was excellent and the entertainment was perfect. Service was attentive, never rushed and did a beautiful presentation of dessert for my husband. The food is always great and there is always something interesting to try. This place is a gem. Equally perfect for a special night out or dropping in for an afternoon . can't wait for my birthday in August so we can do another "special event". but we will be back before then for more casual times.

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I’ve dined here several times over the years and feel that it’s gone downhill over time. Ambiance is not as great, nor is the food.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was delicious. One person was brought wrong meal so it’s not right when 2 people are eating and the 3rd is waiting because the waiter ordered wrong meal. It was very nice desert was on the house. Best ice cream “ever “

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Phoenix
12 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hacienda Del Sol is an historical masterpiece. It is one of the must places to dine with out of town visitors.

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Tucson
20 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We usually enjoy our light dinner and music at Terrraza however this occasion was not one of them. We sat inside as the music on the patio was way to loud. The choices for wine are not as good as before and the prices for the wine and food were on the high end for just appetizers and salads. The guacamole and salsa were even disappointing . Hope they improve their menus and food quality for next time.

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DC
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Beautiful setting and comfortable during the warm evenings. Food could be a little more interesting and varied, something with a tapas-type menu.

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Columbus
6 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service! Will come back~

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RN
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ambiance is wonderful, mountain view is captivating. Our server, Laurel, was simply exceptional; she was friendly, charming, and anticipated our every request. We ordered only from the happy hour menu. Everything we had--chips, salsa. burgers was excellent. Will definitely go bacj.

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GP
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Probably right up your alley if you have unlimited time and want to dine outside in a scenic Tucson 'gem' listening to live music. But can't recommend if you plan to have actual conversations with the people in your party, have kids and/or plan to be there less than two hours.
This was our 2nd time dining here within the past month or so. This time we were a party of 8, including two out-of-town guests and two children. The live music performer (while very good) was 'amplified' so loud we couldn't have a conversation... and never took a break the entire 2 hours+ we were there. The service was inattentive and slow. It appeared that the other tables/patrons there were maybe fans of the performer, and they appeared to be in no hurry to leave... so perhaps slow service was not an issue for them. But we waited quite some time for main entrees to come out (especially with 2 kids in the mix) and there was no attempt /offer to bring out kids' meals first. At end of night (we were one of last tables there) we literally had to go find someone to bring us a check so we could pay out and leave. Overall, a very disappointing experience given the reputation of the restaurant and how much we've enjoyed previous visits in main restaurant.

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Phoenix
12 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When the canopy rolls back you are dining under the stars! Great views,food and wine. The historic resort has been enhanced with the beautiful addition in keeping with the architecture of the original.

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SB
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love this place. I’m so happy they’re doing live music every night. Would’ve preferred the curtains open the entire time. It wasn’t hot, perfect weather and it was kind of smoky with curtains closed as well as blocking views.

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TK
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Poorly trained wait staff, food was a joke. Took out of town guests ( leaders of businesses) here to wrap up the weekend with a Happy Hour. We were the only ones there and the service was slow and the waiter was uninterested in making suggestions when we asked. It was like it was a chore that we were there for happy hour.

Had 6 guests, 4 received their meals in reasonable time, 2 however did not show up until after the 4 completed their meals. No apology or explanation from the staff so we sent them back and asked for the check to leave.

Check has incorrect charges. When asked to speak the manager - she also had the same attitude that it was a bother for us to be there and offered no customer service.

The worst of it was - the Caesar Salad 2 guests wanted to share each one literally received ONE LEAF !

Poor Service, Poor Management - still waiting for the DM to contact me - as they said they would

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LT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We booked for Mothersday Brunch on a Sunday and somehow our booking went through for the Monday. The place was very busy and we both realize our mistake when we look at my confirmation and the date showed the next day. No problem to the staff they were extremely understanding and accommodating. Favorite Point from me!!!

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l
Phoenix
34 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed the evening celebrating Mother’s Day early. Prompt service, great appetizers and entrees. Good wine and enjoyable music entertainment by guitarist Nathaniel Burnside.

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M
Tokyo
28 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Beautiful views, great service, lovely cocktails and nice wine menu.

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RP
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

After sitting for a half an hour with no service, no one offered to take a drink order and no waiter in sight... We walked out.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

WAY too noisy - live music far too loud to carry on conversation without shouting. Not my idea of a fun evening at all. Will not come back when there is music.

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KC
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

We were meeting up with friends so a nice ambiance. My husband was disappointed with his hamburger. I enjoyed the chicken enchiladas & margarita. Music venue was very good!

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KM
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely gorgeous patio ! Delicious food! Beautiful landscaping!

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Tucson
10 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pleasant outdoor dining in a lovely setting. Attractive, tasty food, good value

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RL
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, Excellent service. Our waiter was on the top of his game, and returned may times, even inform us it was the end of Happy Hour, so we could get our discounted drink orders in before hand.

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TB
Salt Lake City
17 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 4

the patio used to be a fun place for nice light food and some quiet music. Now it is crowded, noisy, food isn't very good and overpriced. Other than that....

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JH
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good food, great setting. Loved the live music on a Saturday night. Just wish it had gone on longer - would have bought another bottle of wine!

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Food was not as described and service was sub par.

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 1

We were seated in the garden area, however I expected we would be in a dining room with a view. We were not.

Anyway, the food and service was excellent, but the ambiance had a lot to be desired. I would recommend asking SPECIFICALLY for the dining room. The music was so-so.

Dave and Pam Mortensen

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HF
Portland
16 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the Mexican take on the French classic Croque Monsieur... Croque Señor, with a creamy chipotle sauce over a tortilla stuffed with Neuske Ham and Bacon and Manchego cheese. Killer good!

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S
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a lovely time. Food was good. Ambiance was great. Surrounds were beautiful. Enjoyed the music. An all-around perfect evening!

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J
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous view in beautiful setting. Food and service very good, except for the one of the meals. The Caesar Salad was minuscule and looked like it could be finished in one bite.

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