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We miss The Tamale Place on the Southside so we drove over to their westside location for our cerdo desmenuzado tamales & they were delicious & fresh as always! Very fast, efficient & friendly service too!
Beth Ritchie via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
Hands down some of the best tacos and tamales indy has to offer ... read more
Lena Smith via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
Always good ... read more
C.V. Jones Jr via google.com - Aug 2, 2020
The food is awesome...nothing like fast food ... read more
Loren Farmer via google.com - Jul 25, 2020
audrey w and me were banging on ...
audrey w and me were banging on a sunday night when diner drives and guy douche ferari cums on the tv. we stopped in here and boy did it tickle pur bleached pink buttholes down through our taints. shits on point. only thing is that they hate black people and heard them say blm is dumb. how dare you guys say that. disgust3ddddd ... read more
Bill F. via yelp.com - Jul 18, 2020
Authentic tamale. Love it ... read more
Michael Kelley via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
Loved both of our made from scratch tamales. Can't go wrong with DDD.
rachel foltz via google.com - Jul 17, 2020
Simple the best ... read more
dan elders via google.com - Jul 16, 2020
I live in the Metro Detroit area and I have family in Indianapolis not far from The Tamale Place on Rockville Road. I saw the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives season 12 episode 3 with Guy Fieri and he featured this place. I stopped in while on a visit to Indy and was very impressed with the food. It is fresh, authentic, and THE BEST ta ... read more
Carmen Montgomery via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
Best Mexican food in the city!
Transport_Driven 317 via google.com - Jul 11, 2020
Authentic Mexican food that is delicious!
Susan Hoffmann via google.com - Jul 8, 2020
Always great food!
Kameron Womack via google.com - Jul 7, 2020
Always have a good experience at this place. Food is good.
John Jackson via google.com - Jul 6, 2020
Great Food!
Todd Burgess via google.com - Jul 6, 2020
The best tamales you can get in indy.
John Rothenbuhler via google.com - Jun 30, 2020
Fantastic service. The cashier was literally the most absolute sweetheart I've ever met. Good deal for good food. Got takeout and lived 20 mins away. When I arrived home, everything was still warm. I live closer to the Greenwood one but I'll make the extra trip to visit this one next time and from now on.
Krissy Baker via google.com - Jun 28, 2020
I absolutely love the Tamale Place! ...
I absolutely love the Tamale Place! It's one of my go-tos for a quick and delicious meal. I used to visit the Southside location all the time, and even though this location is farther, I'm still there often for lunch.

Everything on the menu -- from the tamales to the tacos to the tortas -- is very authentic. And the sweet dess
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Carla K. via yelp.com - Jun 27, 2020
I absolutely love the Tamale Place! It’s one of my go-tos for a quick and delicious meal. I used to visit the Southside location all the time, and even though this location is farther, I’m still there frequently for lunch. Everything on the menu — from the tamales to the tacos to the tortas — is very authentic. And the sweet dessert ... read more
Carla Knapp via google.com - Jun 26, 2020
Saw this place on Diners, Drive ...
Saw this place on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and knew I had to go. Conveniently we drove through Indy on the way to see friends in Michigan a week later.
There is a tamale to suit any taste and vegetarian options. I tried the poblano and cheese, boyfriend had spicy chipotle chicken. The masa is so flavorful and not at all heavy
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Audrey W. via yelp.com - Jun 25, 2020
Fantastic queso and guac. Never get the tamales, but their tacos are great. Told they dont use lard for frying their tortilla chips for any vegetarians.
Stephen Bandstra via google.com - Jun 20, 2020
This place has the best tacos, tamales, and nachos. I just wish the one on 31 never closed. Dang one, Covid-19! Very good customer service!
loyshay boone via google.com - Jun 20, 2020
Love it!
Alicia Tucker via google.com - Jun 11, 2020
Great food ... read more
R CA via google.com - Jun 9, 2020
While the prices are a little steep for tamales ...
While the prices are a little steep for tamales, the size is massive. This is the biggest tamale I’ve ever seen or eaten, and despite its size, it’s still moist. The masa tastes fresh and reheats well. They have a variety of flavors, the poblano and cheese being one of my favorites. The only downside is that they only make so man ... read more
Brittany Puller via zomato.com - Jun 8, 2020
My boyfriend and I frequently eat here. The tacos are AMAZING. And I dont think I'll ever get tamales anywhere else.
Sarah York via google.com - Jun 3, 2020
I've been coming to the Tamale ...
I've been coming to the Tamale Place since it was a one room standalone building on Rockville and Lynhurst, not sure how I've yet to review this place!

My recommendation;
1) chicken nachos
2) chicken tacos w/ everything
3) chips and guacamole and/or cheese

I know tamales aren't in those recommendations, and
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David M. via yelp.com - May 24, 2020
Great little spot, very popular among locals, good food ... read more
Ryan Anderson via google.com - May 21, 2020
Great food ... read more
John Hyde via google.com - May 17, 2020
I love the green chicken tamales hubby loves the recession. The southside location was amazing always clean but it closed 😣. Now.we have.gone to the westside location twice.... please please take this time to clean the bathrooms and dining area I would hate for the bh to close u down ....😭😭 keep making the tamales also make more r ... read more
SUZEEE via google.com - May 15, 2020
This place has so many pluses it ...
This place has so many pluses it is hard yo know where to start. I'm not a tamale lover by any means but my wife loves them. This is the only place we will go to get tamales because the are so good that even I will eat them. More importantly most of them are gluten free.  When we first started going there we were leery of eating ther ... read more
David S. via yelp.com - May 2, 2020
Food was a bit pricey and dry.
Food was a bit pricey and dry.  Flavor was fine, just dried out texture. I'll try them again and see.
Annette H. via yelp.com - Apr 30, 2020
Downright awesome. The tacos are ...
Downright awesome. The tacos are amazing, as are the tamales. Don't let the dull outside fool you. Food is fantastic!
Charles M. via yelp.com - Apr 19, 2020
Trustworthy delicious genuine value ...
Trustworthy delicious genuine value. The chipotle chicken tamale was marvelous. Get the combo they give you a ton of food.
Brianna M. via yelp.com - Apr 7, 2020
Hands down the best place to get Nachos in Indy! I've literally driven from the other side of town on multiple occasions for their nachos, they're so delicious and they extremely generous with all toppings ... read more
Cierra Moten via google.com - Apr 3, 2020
I go straight for the spicy chicken nachos. If you like spicy, try the habanero salsita.
Austin Riley via google.com - Apr 1, 2020
At first I thought it was ridiculous ...
At first I thought it was ridiculous to pay $14 for a full torta but after I opened the to-go container I was like... Oh crap that's alot. After I ate I realized it was worth the money. I couldn't even finish it.
Violeta R. via yelp.com - Mar 21, 2020
Their whole menu is great. Get ...
Their whole menu is great. Get the elotes, trust me!! Huge tamales & Tortas. Great tacos.
Megan D. via yelp.com - Mar 12, 2020
Aye Caramba!!! Steak & Egg Torta, Loaded with green Chilies!! AMAZING! The entire Menu is well worth the experience! Another DDD Delight!
Bill Burbano via google.com - Mar 11, 2020
Very good food & inexpensive. Friendly.
Joo-Yun Kim via google.com - Mar 11, 2020
I wish I had pictures--Love this ...
I wish I had pictures--Love this place!  It's a super casual spot for tamales, nachos and tortas.  The tamales are made fresh, so they have a wipe board showing which flavors are left and how many. The tamales are delcious, but the nachos are amazing.They have the best nachos because of the fresh ingredients and the queso!
Lara W. via yelp.com - Mar 11, 2020
This place served up some extremely ...
This place served up some extremely good tamales - pork in red sauce and pork in green sauce were delicious, giant, moist masa and perfectly salty, flavorful meat.  The cheese and and pepper and bean and cheese were disappointing in comparison due to excessive, dry cheese inside.  They also erroneously gave us another cheese and pepp ... read more
Katie P. via yelp.com - Mar 8, 2020
Chicken tamales was so good.should have got two...
jeff jones via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
I love this place! The food is amazing... I took one star off because I would like to see them reduce the amount of containers they use....too much plastic ... read more
Yoe Bovey via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
Great place ... read more
Keith Kohli via google.com - Mar 8, 2020
Great food, quick service ... read more
Armani Kenziora via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Awesome ... read more
Jerry Eskridge via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Repeat, repeat, repeat until I repeat again. This place for the money is absolutely the one to become best friends with. While out it's a must stop, sit, stay awhile kinda day. You get soooo full with food and fellowship at this place. Everyone there is a talker, well I must say I'm the best networker around. You sit here I'm talki ... read more
The Concrete Man The Concrete Man via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Food great service not so much but will go back ... read more
Genie Shelton via google.com - Mar 1, 2020
Really like this place! The key ...
Really like this place! The key is going early because as you can see on their digital screen, they start to run out of tamales as the day goes on. They do combo meals, which is a good deal! Besides the tamales, I really enjoy the rice and the cheese dip.

I've tried a few of the tamales and all are equally delicious. You real
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Tabatha S. via yelp.com - Feb 29, 2020
Great tamales!! Fast service good pricing.
Debbie Sizemore via google.com - Feb 28, 2020
Best Tex Mex in town ... read more
Paul Murray via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
The sweet corn tamales are my favorite!!! Great Elote, get the large to share!
Janet Ancy via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
We hadn’t been there before and the staff were kind in helping us to navigate our options. Atmosphere was relaxed and cheery and the food was delicious.
Riley Robertson via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
Lowkey best tacos in the city.
Lowkey best tacos in the city. Their fish tacos are perfection. The chips and guacamole are made fresh. And the tamales are from scratch.  Don't forget the queso...it's amazing on everything!
Amanda W. via yelp.com - Feb 20, 2020
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