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The Tamale Place

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

TAMALES
$3.49 ea / $40.88 dozen (except where noted)
MILD
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Beef in Red Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Chicken in Red Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Chicken in Green Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Pork in Green Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Pork in Roasted Red Sauce
in banana leaf
ea1.99
Recessionos
pork - mild to medium
ea4.25
Chicken in Oaxacan Mole
Lal Spicy
ea3.75
Beef & Poblano Chiles & Cheese
SPICY
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Porl in Green Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Chipotle Chicken
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Chipotle Beef
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Hot & Spicy Pork
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Chicken Verde
in banana leaf
NO MEAT
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Spicy Chipotle Black Bean
w/ sauteed onion, garlic and tomato
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Poblano Chiles & Cheese in Green Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Black Beans & Cheese in Green Sauce
each3.49
Dozen $40.88
Veggies in Green Sauce
potatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, corn, peas, onion, tomato, garlic and jalapenos
SWEETS
ea1.99
Pumpkin
ea1.99
Pineapple & Raisin
ea1.99
Chocolate
ea1.99
Apple w/ Pecans
TACOS
Our tacos come with melted cheese, fresh cilantro and diced onion. A side salsita and a lime wedge are complimentary with every 2 tacos
ea2.99
Steak
ea2.49
Pork
ea2.79
Grilled Fish
Tilapia
ea2.99
Spicy Chipotle Chicken
ea2.99
Mild Chicken Verde
ea2.79
Chorizo & Egg
ea2.79
Steak & Egg
ea2.49
Black Beans
ea2.79
Veggie
TORTAS
Prices are for half-size. Just say "loaded" for melted cheese, onion, lettuce, pico de gallo, medium or spicy chiles and mayo. Double the price for a whole
ea5.99
Steak
ea5.49
Ham
ea5.99
Spicy Chipotle Chicken
ea5.99
Mild Chicken Verde
ea5.49
Chorizo & Egg
ea5.99
Steak & Egg
NACHOS
Our nachos come with your choice. plus black beans, white cheese dip and shredded lettuce. Check out additional topping below - $0.25 each (2 oz): Mild or Hot Salsita (Red or Green), Sour Cream, Onion, CiIantro, Freah Jalapenos & Serranos, Pickled Jalapenos, Lime Wedges (3), Habanero Salsita, $0.75 each (2 oz): Pico de Gallo (Mild or Hot)
$7.49
$8.99
Steak
$6.99
$8.49
Cuban
$6.99
$8.49
Chorizo
$7.49
$8.99
Spicy Chipotle Chicken
$7.49
$8.99
Mild Chicken Verde
$6.99
$8.49
Veggie
COMBOS
Comes with choice of rice or black beans, tortilla chips with salsa and fountain drink. *contain flour
$9.0
One Tamale Combo
$8.49
One Taco Combo
$10.75
Half Torta Combo*
SIDES
Half-Pint $1.75
Pint $3.0
Rice
Half-Pint $1.75
Pint $3.0
Black Beans
Half-Pint $1.75
Pint $3.5
Salsa
Half-Pint $3.25
Pint $6.5
White Cheese Dip
Half-Pint $3.25
Pint $6.5
2 oz. $0.8
Guacamole
16 oz in cup $4.0
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been here several times and I love their tamales. The chocolate one is definitely one that I can’t pass up when they have them. Try it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrsschoch
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Seedy area but delicious food! I went back the next night it was so good! Friendly workers who gave me excellent recommendations. First night is had a chipotle chicken tamale and a poblano and cheese tamale. Both were very big and sooooo good! I also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 480ashleed
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here and having tamales The staff were more than happy to tell us about their menu and suggested what to get. Portions are generous and both tamales were very tasty. Would recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cuinthemoon
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is truly a hidden gem. We had a little trouble finding it being new to the area on a 3 day trip, but this was definitely on the list to try. We did not stop until we found this hidden tamale place inside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LexusISdriver
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Can honestly say do not have tamales that often but these are the best I have had outside Mexico. Went to the one on the south side and service was quick and friendly. Several choices and homemade.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bobh866
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We did not know about the Guy Fieri connection prior to our visit; we were attracted by the reviews. Visited on a Saturday during lunch and we were able to view the cooks making the tamales in the restaurant's open kitchen. We asked which were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank spartan11101
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Looking forward to tamales, but no such luck. They were all gone by the time we got there. Had to satisfy ourselves with tacos and nachos. Super yummy and filling shredded beef tacos and spicy chicken nachos! The small order of nachos is a meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank VAWheelsSD
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This place is amazing! Stopped to try it because they were on Triple D (Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives) and so glad we did. Whoever heard of a 1/2 lb. tamale??? They make 'em in all different flavors and they are amazing. Best of the best...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Homespn
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This place WAS NOT in the location I thought it was going to be. However, the tamales here are amazing. They have a nice variety and they are super delicious. I liked my tamale so much that I went back up and ordered nachos to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kaylag686
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Myself and the soldiers i work with who are from bases worldwide went to this place at lunch while working on the National Guard base here. We ordered at least every item on the menu. I ordered the Taco combo. It was full of flavor...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tomahawk2N
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