For many Phoenicians the holidays just aren’t the same without fresh tamales.
The delicious Mesoamerican food becomes in high demand during the winter months and is often a staple at family dinners and holiday parties.
If you don’t plan to go the homemade route, there are many Valley restaurants that can meet the demand for your cravings and allows you to pick up a dozen or two.
Here is where you can get your tamale fix.
TeePee Mexican Food
4144 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018
$5.95 per tamale, $30/dozen
Carolina’s Mexican Food
Three locations in North Phoenix, Peoria and Mesa
602-275-8231 (North Phoenix location)
Dozen (Uncooked) – $17.55, Dozen (Cooked) – $28.55
3138 S Mill Ave. Tempe AZ 85282
$9.50 Tamale, Taco, Red Mixed Burro (single serving)
Several Valley locations
$4.25/each – Beef Tamale with Red Chili and Green Corn Tamales; $59.00 Tamale Platter (15 Red Chili or Green Corn)
La Pinata Restaurant
5521 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013
$5.95 per tamale
The Tamale Store
15842 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032
2 pack – $7.00, ½ dozen – $20.00, full dozen – $35.00
2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Starting at $38/dozen. Recommend 4-day advanced notice for order.
Hungry yet? Enjoy!