12 Favorite Spots to Score Tamales in Greater Phoenix

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Los Sombreros
Los Sombreros

If you've been to Los Sombreros in south Scottsdale, then you already know why its Twelve Tamales of Christmas is so popular. With a little something for everyone -- spicy, sweet, meat, and veggie -- gift givers can mix and match from a dozen delicious fillings like tomatillo chicken, green corn, and chocolate. The price is $29.95 per dozen -- all wrapped up in a pretty gift box. To order, call 480-994-1799 or stop in for eats and place your order at the restaurant

El Bravo

For 30 years, this family-owned Sunnyslope restaurant serving Arizona-style Mexican food has been a neighborhood favorite -- especially when it comes to the tamales. Choose from fillings like green corn chicken, green corn vegetarian, and shredded beef with potato. Try 'em in the restaurant for $4 to $4.75 a piece. Or, with just an hour's notice, snag a dozen of your favorite flavor or mix-and-match to your liking for $36.

Pedro's Mexican Restaurant

This family-owned West Valley institution serves up Sonoran-style Mexican charm right along with their tasty tamales. Call 623-937-0807 or stop by the restaurant to place your order for a dozen at $34.95. Choose from flavors such as the stellar sweet green corn, beef, pork, and a unique veggie creation filled with broccoli and carrots.

Location Info

Los Dos Molinos

260 S. Alma School Road, Mesa, AZ

Category: Restaurant

The Tamale Store

13046 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Molly's Tamales

8806 N. 43rd Ave., Glendale, Glendale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Los Sombreros

2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

La Tolteca

1205 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Carolina's

9030 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Carolina's North

2126 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Carolina's Mexican Food

1202 E. Mohave St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

El Bravo

8338 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Pedro's Mexican Restaurant

4938 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

La Purisima Pasteleria

4533 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Mi Comida

4221 W. Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant


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NoelL
NoelL

Maybe you can help me, in 19999 I visited Phoenix and I LOVED it! I had tamales in Phoenix they had posters on the wall of Mexican Americans who served in WW2 and won medals. One side was a cafe and the other side was a bar. What is this beautiful place?

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