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Hot Tamales

) #6 of 95 Restaurants in Rio Rancho $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
+1 505-962-0123
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tamales” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both dining in or take away, you can rest assured that your meal is delicious and satisfying to the tastebuds. My personal favorite, green chili chicken casserole is addictive.

Thank KarenDiane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot Tamales has good salsa and chips, offered for free as you await your meal. New Mexican dinners are good, nothing out of this world, but always good. The service sometimes is a bit slow. But they are always nice about it.

Thank Summersbiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little locally owned restaurant is such a great place to take guests from out of town, or just a dinner with native New Mexicans. Their tamale bowl is absolutely the best and most creative way someone can get traditional pasole and a tamale all...More

Thank Richele R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten their before. Went back to try it again. It was fine. The red sauce was a little spicy, but I ordered a side of sour cream to tone it down. Service was great.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I like this Mexican restaurant in Rio Rancho, NM, mainly because it serves authentic Mexican food that is excellent. If you like your food spicy hot this restaurant is for you. I also like the sopapillas with honey, mainly to cool off the spicy hot...More

Thank bill w
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner, hoping that it was better than our first visit years before. It wasn't. He ordered the Navajo taco with green chile. He said it was just ok. There was very little chile on it. I ordered red beef...More

1  Thank Joy B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have taken about 6 guest couples to Hot Tamales for their first visit. Five of those have returned on their own - the 6th was just 4 days ago. I've already had another couple who talked to them and are wanting to go. The...More

Thank tcrider2016
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Casserole so good!........roasted chili flavor and plenty of succulent chicken all mixed in creamy cheesy goodness makes for a delightful meal. Don't forget the Sopapillas! Service is excellent as well............

Thank Elmer T
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We eat here at least twice a month and for the last 7 years. We have never ever had bad food or bad service! The food is consistently excellent! The wait staff is always cheerful and welcoming! We modify our selections all the time and...More

Thank GracieMarie70
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I have eaten here twice and both times the food was fantastic. I tried the green chill enchilada casserole and it was out of this world. The portion size is generous and you will not leave hungry. The staff is very friendly and professional. The...More

Thank mastarmed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-962-0123
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