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Tope La

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104 N Cate St, Hammond, LA 70401-3357
+1 985-542-7600
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is Hammond's best as far as food quality. It's not the only very good restaurants but Tope La will leave you both satisfied and remembering your dining experience.

Thank Greg N
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, a little less casual, they have specials so have your server tell you about them, really enjoyed

Thank TisaJ1
Hammond, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reliable for a great meal every time! The service has always been good as well. The downtown location by the railroad tracks adds to the experience.

Thank hollymartin24
Hammond, United States
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered grilled redfish ($24.00). The meal came with 3 slices of bread and whipped butter. I could also choose the sauce (beurre blanc) and one side dish (mashed potatoes). The mashed potatoes were good. The fish tasted like grilled cardboard...overdone, no flavor, just a stiff slab. (I wonder if it could have been frozen fish...maybe even cooked frozen). Not... More 

Thank Gurley M M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

this well established restaurant is a very special place with great ambiance, and even greater food. A menu that is not too extensive, and has delightful choices for every diner. I think this is by far the best restaurant in Hammond, and in all of Tangipahoa. Lunch dinner, small plates, desserts, excellent wine selections, nightly specials and great cocktails.

Thank Patricia S. P
Springfield, Louisiana
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

4 adults and 1 child all left happy, full of extraordinary food, cooked to perfection, with promises of returning within a few weeks to try more of their chef's innovative dishes. Classy enough for a dress up date, good enough to impress your boss and tasty enough to cause this Trip Advisor to say, " Tope La served 5 star... More 

Thank Glenda O
Des Allemands, Louisiana
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! I want to try everything on the menu! Nice place, great atmosphere, WONDERFUL FOOD, awesome service! Will be back!

Thank Glenda B
Tickfaw, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

We had not been to Tope La for several years, my wife just did not care for the food at one time. But, we decided to give it another try in late October. We were celebrating our anniversary. My wife had the shrimp and grits and I tried the steak medallion plate. The portions may have been a little small,... More 

Thank jmg70466
Ponchatoula, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Our favorites: pasta bake, salmon and artichoke shrimp stack. Don't miss the alligator appetizer and the white chocolate bread pudding.

Thank Stephen H
Hammond, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Tope La has versatility. Lunch and dinner are always good. Dress can be casual or formal. There are both booths and tables. I've eaten many meals there, and have always enjoyed the food and service. Tope La also does excellent catering.

Thank Hunter A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 N Cate St, Hammond, LA 70401-3357
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 985-542-7600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?