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Our Latest Reviews

Cwiddy38 2 months ago

Shrimp Burrito

Delicious! Wonderful sauce seafood was fresh. And always love their green salsa.

Jischultz16 3 months ago

Alambre Con Queso*

The BEST street tacos that I have ever had!! So good! The flavor is soooo good! I've tried so many other dishes which are amazing too!

Betsycoast 4 months ago

Fajitas For Two

Went to Tonala because we were getting a phone repaired in the same strip mall, WOW, think we just stumbled upon the best Mexican food I have had in Washington. Great food, great service and the restaurant has a great vibe. Will definitely be back. Open a bit further north please :)

Creed 5 months ago

Carne Asada and Camarones*

We visit the Tacoma location at least twice a month. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff and owner feel like family to us. We are always greeted with hugs and taken care of like royalty. The food never disappoints. On my most recent visit I ordered Carne Asada & Camarones. It was amazing, as all the meals I've ever had here. I've tried multiple dishes and every one of them could be a favorite of mine. Could not say enough about the experience here. Wonderful, wonderful people and food!

Heidi 5 months ago

La Cazuela*

Tonala has become our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Pierce County. We have tried El toro, Azteca and Moctezuma; Tonala is way better. The food portions are amazing; we always have left over food. The taste is out of this world delicious. The staff are awesome and very accommodating and attentive. Highly Recommended.

Nolanconnie1958 5 months ago

Lobster, Crab or Shrimp Enchiladas

I tried the crab & it was yummysherew ! Ill try the shrimp this Friday 😀 Love this place & their staff ❤

Sophiaelizabethwhite 5 months ago

Avocado Tostada

I love the avocado tostada, I'm vegan and if you don't get the sour cream it works for my diet! If you're not, it's a very delightful meal and light so you don't feel too full!

Sblades 5 months ago


My favorite dish @ Tonala's, the steak fajitas. Thank you for making it special, unable to have bell peppers, extra onions all the way. Everyone at the Spanaway Tonala's are always friendly. Our 16 year old's favorite restaurant!! Highly recommend Tonala's to all.

Amrscub2004 5 months ago

Burrito "Tonala"*

was pleasant surprised at the flavor an the large size of the burro.after living in Arizona for 43 years you made me feel right at home. thank you

Nolanconnie1958 5 months ago

Burrito Fajita*

Very good, good portions too. We try something new on Fridays. Everything we've tried is yummy. The staff is very friendly & always make sure you're happy . I love them 😀 Connie

Samantharusca 6 months ago

Lobster, Crab or Shrimp Enchiladas

I'm 27 weeks pregnant and the Lobster enchiladas satisfied every craving! Delicious!

Justsaydough 6 months ago

Pollo A La Crema

So so gooood. Rich, creamy & flavorful. Would definitely order again, but I'm still working my way through the menu!

Justsaydough 6 months ago

Enchiladas de Mole

The flavor was amazing. Best Mole I've had. I would definitely order again!

Jenilee07 6 months ago

Burrito Fajita*

This is my favorite dish here! The carne is cooked to perfection with the perfect amount of seasonings, and fresh grilled vegetables inside! It's so good!

Rebecca 6 months ago


Wow. Tonala has become my go to restaurant in Tacoma. I'm talking, once or more a week! Whether I'm ordering to-go over the phone, through door-dash or I'm dining in, I'm always impressed with the customer service, speed, and quality of their food. The restaurant is SO clean and tidy, very spacious and comfortable. From the minute I walk in the door, the waiter's are SO kind and SO friendly and you can tell they love their job and they're so happy to assist. The bartender is quick and makes a solid drink. Always yummy, the margarita is the best. And the food. Oh my gosh, the food. It's spectacular every time. I love the asada and chorizo street taco's! Usually my go to but I've also had other dishes and have loved them all. They keep the chips and salsa coming but even then, it doesn't take them long to get our meals out. I love Tonala in Tacoma and I will continue to be a favoring customer.

Devinanding 6 months ago

Burrito "Tonala"*

Such a cute place! Really cool bar area, apparently a night club on saturdays. The burrito was MASSIVE. Like such a good deal for the price. I'll definitely come back.

Laural 6 months ago

Arroz Con Pollo

always good

Raspberryford 6 months ago

Burrito "Tonala"*

As always, never a bad meal. The sauces are fresh made and salsas good enough to bottle and sell. The meat is well seasoned and beans cooked perfectly.

Rieg 6 months ago


I had this dish at their Tacoma location. It was absolutely phenomenal! I added all three meats (carne asada, chicken, and shrimp). This is a large meal, great if you come with a big appetite.

Linnylou345 6 months ago


Had the Chicken fajitas and the fajita burrito. Me and my husband LOVED both of our things. I think their chips & salsa along with their rice is THE BEST we've had around here. And then fajitas were awesome. I love going here and picking up for an easy dinner. Definitely recommend.

Lisa 3 months ago

Chicken Taquitos

Great taquitos here! Try appetizer or full dinner, beef, too. Ordered many tines. Our favorite restaurant. You all are awesome people always serving delicious food!

Emilybailey2326 4 months ago

Alambre Con Queso*

Best street tacos ever!! So much flavor and very filling. My favorite item on the menu by far, and it's the only item I get anymore (although everything else is amazing too!)

Mariah8227 4 months ago

Shrimp Burrito

I always tell myself I'm going to order something different when I go in, but I just love Tonala's shrimp burrito sooooooo much. Its literally the best thing I've ever tasted. It is a big burrito with crab, shrimp, scallops, mushrooms, an amazing sauce, cheese, green onions, and tomatoes on top. I have also enjoyed the shrimp/lobster/crab enchiladas, the fish tacos, the seafood soup (I'm a seafood lover). Great place, great food, great service!

Jenna 5 months ago

Pollo A La Crema

The best pollo al a crema I've ever had. We frequent Tonala once a week! Love this place!

Godsfamily 5 months ago

Lobster, Crab or Shrimp Enchiladas

Not only were these absolutely out of the world, Tonala's is the only Mexican restaurant that I've ever eaten at that had Lobster on the menu. There drinks are fabulous as well.

Luis 5 months ago

Chile Colorado

Just like home made!

Practicalideas 5 months ago

Chicken Taquitos

The taquitos were excellent and filling. I usually order the chicken fajitas which are also excellent but forced myself to try something new for me. We were a party of 7 and no one was disappointed. Good food excellent service.

Rdr66 5 months ago

Enchiladas Verdes

This is one of my favorite. I'm making it my goal to try everything on the menu so fare it has been a win win in flavor

Toolman3101 5 months ago

Alambre Con Queso*

I've had these a few times and they are amazing. The meat is tender and the avocado on top of everything makes it even better. I highly recommend these.

Juliawabinga 5 months ago

Chicken Taquitos

Id eat here everyday if I could!! So delicious! Everyone is like family there!!

Justsaydough 6 months ago


Yum. Yum. Yum. No joke.

Justsaydough 6 months ago

Arroz Con Pollo

My boyfriend orders this EVERY time we come here. Every. Time. It's a great dish, sometimes I even get a bite.

Trustyrglam 6 months ago

Pollo A La Crema

This is the best Mexican restaurant there is in Spanaway. Probably all of Washington. Pollo a la creama is my go to dish to eat. The best flavor. Very good portions for the price.

Rayslive 6 months ago

Alambre Con Queso*

you Should Try this. "There Great". (As a Tiger once said)

Guest 6 months ago

Alambre Con Queso*

Best I've ever had!!!

Laural 6 months ago

Carne Asada*

Melts in your mouth, can't get enough.

Brendadanlong 6 months ago

La Cazuela*

This is by far the BEST dish there! If I'm not getting the Happy Hour special, this is my go-to. Delicious. Lots of meat, onions, peppers, bacon, avocado slices, and their amazing sauce. It comes with flour or corn tortillas, but I just eat it with the sour cream, salsa, beans, rice. Enough for 2 to share, or I get it and eat leftovers for lunch the next day.

Linnylou345 6 months ago

Burrito Supremo

Had the beef burrito supremo. I love their's soooooo good with all the stuff inside. Not your average basic burrito. Love to top it with Guacamole & sour cream.

Perilous 6 months ago

Burrito "Tonala"*

I actually had the dinner combo with a burrito and tamale. Both were delicious, although drowned in sauce, which in my world, burritos and tamales are dry. The wait staff was very young and a bit inexperienced, the host told me we couldn't sit at the bar because there was no bar seating...there was confusion, I would believe it was her first night at her first job. But no worries, they were very polite and helpful otherwise, I'm sure they'll improve. Will come back again.

Tsianinaebay 6 months ago


We had Asada tacos , taquitos rancheros, arroz con pollo, chips , salsa and taquitos. This is by far the most authentic food I have found in WA state. Wonderful food, Great service,nice atmosphere. Oh and the salsa is amazing


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