La Hacienda Receives Grant to Repair/Replace Equipment

Jose and Mirna Santana started their downtown business in 2010.

Mirna and Jose Santana started their downtown restaurant in 2010 at 22 South Main, and moved to 24 N. Main in 2015.

Theirs is a family business that includes their sons Allen and Roger and Mirna’s brother, Melvin as employees.

They currently have 11 employees.

The restaurant does catering, has curbside pick-up and delivery service (within Fort Scott) and one can order online on their website at

This year they created a new menu, with the La Prima (rice/chicken/cheese dip) the crowd favorite, Mirna said.

Restaurant hours are Monday-Wednesday from 11 a.m .to 8 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The phone number is 620.223.4400.

They Received A HBCAT Grant Recently

The business couple applied for and received the Healthy Bourbon County Action Team grant for restaurants in the amount of $7,000.

“We applied because the walk-in cooler was down and needed repairs,” she said. They got those repairs and are also ordering a new fryer for the restaurant, she said.


Giving Back To Their Community

The Santanas are involved in the community and have danced in the “Dancing With The Stars” fundraising event to raise funds for United Way, which distributes to many other entities, she said.

“I (also) try to help the organizations that come to us,” Mirna said. “Especially the schools.”

Mirna is originally from El Salvadore, Jose from Mexico.

La Hacienda Restaurant is located at 24 N. Main.




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