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Tope La

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104 North Cate Street, Hammond, LA 70401
985-542-7600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Go to for special occasions

Wonderful food and atmosphere. A bit pricey but so worth it. The quality of the food is unbeatable. My husband and I enjoy our anniversary dinner here every year. Can't say what my favorite dish is, just try something and I promise you won't be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
courtney c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful food and atmosphere. A bit pricey but so worth it. The quality of the food is unbeatable. My husband and I enjoy our anniversary dinner here every year. Can't say what my favorite dish is, just try something and I promise you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife and I visit this location about 6 times a year. We always receive excellent service and excellent food. This trip was introducing our daughter in law to this restaurant. We were, again, very impressed. Although not listed on the menu, request the blackened aligator. Very good. The brunch portions are huge so bring your appetite. Although they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If food were music in the mouth, the food here would be a symphony! The flavors are unbelievable. The artichoke soup is amazing! I have never been disappointed in a meal here!

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Columbia, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The food here is good and the cocktails are excellent. My only complaint is that once seated, you do sit for quite some time before receiving food. That is ok with us though because that means that it is being cooked fresh.

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Waco, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We flew into Hammond to drop off some our company execs for a meeting. The lady working the counter at Top Gun Aviation recommended Tope La and we were not disappointed. I ordered their Red Beans and Fried Catfish off of their lunch menu. I halfway expected there to be more catfish than the two small fillets, but there was... More 

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Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food is always delicious, and they have awesome drink specials! On Tuesdays they serve half-priced wine, which is when we usually go. The service is always great :)

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I would recommend this place. I just sat at the bar to have dinner on a business trip and the bartender was very nice and helpful. My food was good and they had a 2-for-1 wine special which was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

One of my favorite places to eat. Some unique and delicious menuchoices. We especially love the pecan crusted tilapia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lot of people in restaurant due to graduation but staff was still efficient and food was wonderful. We all had something different and shared around table. From fish, steak and hamburgers, food was well cooked. Chef came out to check on us and others to make sure we were satisfied. I recommend this venue for small to large parties.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A real gem off I-12 in Hammond. My husband and I stopped here for lunch at 2 pm on the way back from North Carolina. Delicious seafood duo - fried catfish and shrimp and tasty artichoke shrimp casserole bake. Wonderful service, pleasant atmosphere and quick service. Nice roadside dining find.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 North Cate Street, Hammond, LA 70401
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: 985-542-7600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?