After more than three decades, the owners of a well-known Folsom restaurant have passed the torch. The Hacienda on Folsom’s Historic Sutter Street is soon to reopen with a familiar face taking the reins. 

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Michael Sanson, a well-known restauranter in the region recently purchased the establishment from Chris Corda, who has owned the Mexican eatery for over 35 years.  Sanson is the known for his successful Plank restaurant in the Historic District and other dining ventures through the years, including the former Rock n’ Fire in Folsom.  

“We would like to thank our customers for all their support throughout the years. Thank you for over 35 years, The Hacienda has brought great Mexican food and a fun atmosphere to Sutter Street in historic Folsom,” said Corda, in a statement to his customers as he turned the lights off one final time on Dec. 31. 

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Currently, the restaurant is closed as Sanson puts his touch and visions into the establishment. 

“It helps to be very familiar with Sutter Street,” Sanson said in a recent media post. “It’s great to be able to get such great feedback from Plank guests on some of the things they’d like to see going forward.”

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The establishment will continue to be Mexican restaurant with a new look and a new menu that is expected to feature traditional favorites and many new items.

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Crews are expected to be busy in the coming weeks. The restaurant hopes to reopen the final week of March.

The Hacienda on Folsom’s Historic Sutter Street is soon to reopen with a familiar face taking the reins.  Photo: Folsom Times.
Bill Sullivan
Author: Bill Sullivan

Bill Sullivan has over 25 years of professional journalism and content creation experience in which he has earned 37 professional awards. He is the co-founder/publisher of Folsom Times an All Town Media LLC product.

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