We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Toma La

#175 of 1,002 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Upper James and Rymal Rd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-527-8662
10:00 - 21:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 49: English reviews
Ancaster, Canada
Level Contributor
285 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok I had the Toma la sandwich it was great the bun excellent , chicken cooked great also had the pulled chicken poutine that was also excellent and gravy was great they also had great rice!! So food excellent , service was just ok , the place was not the best to eat in but it worked.

Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We ordered dinner for 9 people (4 chickens) which came with delicious roasted potatoes and enough salad for everyone. We added 3 onions rings but could have done with one! The flavour was excellent! Very different from the usual roasted chicken you buy. Price point was excellent. There was enough for our quests to take some home! I am very... More 

Thank happyholidays099
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
143 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a good menu and is in a good location BUT... they need to clean up their act. Service is slow and workers seem to be standing around. There are always flies in the restaurant. Food is hit or miss. BBQ chickens are chopped up on a cutting board that looks like it has never been washed and... More 

Thank BazRasty
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Came across this restaurant by chance, it has a small dining area but busy. The chicken was cooked to perfection and very tasty. It's a Portuguese style type of preparation and presentation .

Thank Henik99
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went for lunch and had the half chicken for two and it was delicious. The BBQ chicken was moist and had that great sauce, it also comes with 2 sides. We had the potatoes and a green salad which were both excellent. The restaurant provides both the opportunity to dine in or take out, the restaurant isn't big so... More 

Thank Cameron J
Binbrook, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

went there for lunch the workers seem to feel that serving your food is a hassle.Used to be good when the owners were around gone down hill. never been back since.

Thank Maureen1975
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Restaurant is not too big...but the food is soooooo goood :) Meals are great portions - you will not be disappointed. Their chicken melts in your mouth... As far as their sandwich menu...you gotta try their X-tudo!!! You can have it as steak, chicken or pork - OMG!!! They also have food items that are not published on the menu...almost... More 

Thank Charissma A
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My meal was great. I had the delicious chicken, the yummy salad, potatoes, Portuguese rice, and more. All the food i had was the best. It was like we cooked dinner ourselves. The atmosphere was good, but not very big. The parking was good, but our only problem with this restaurant was when we went on their website and ordered.... More 

Thank doglover m
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great restaurant if you're looking for a quick meal to feed the family without having to go the fast food route. For $20 you can order a whole chicken with a couple side dishes. Very good meal just make sure you eat the chicken as soon as possible. It tends to dry out if you leave it too long. Also,... More 

Thank momof2fromhamilton
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
253 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Heard a co-worker raving about this place so thought it would be worth checking out. A friend and I went for lunch and found a nice little place. You order at the counter and there are lots of great choices. Now my only criticism would be it took a while for our food to come, which is an issue on... More 

Thank David B

Travellers who viewed Toma La also viewed

Hamilton, Ontario

Been to Toma La? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Barbecue, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper James and Rymal Rd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-8662

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Toma La staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?