In Lubbock, we know we have great food and once again we are showing it.

A list was compiled to find the best tamales in the state of Texas. They tried to cut it down to the top 25 and one spot in Lubbock made the list.

A staple of Mexican food is tamales or tamal. A tamale is made of masa (corn dough) which is steamed in a corn husk/banana leaf and could be filled with a type of protein/cheese/veggies.

No matter what you like in it, if you are trying to find where to get some, this may be your next spot.

Yelp released a report of the top tamale spots in  Texas and here is what they found.

“This is an all-time list of the top 25 places to get tamales in Texas according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “tamal” and “tamales” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning those keywords,” the report said.

Here is the full list:

  • Tommy Tamale Market & Cafe – Grapevine
  • Pennie’s Tex-Mex Take Out – Galveston
  • Delia’s – McAllen
  • Tamaleria Nuevo Leon – Richardson
  • Limon’s Restaurant – Dallas
  • Tamales Don Pepe – Houston
  • Del Rio Tortilla Factory – San Antonio
  • Momma’s Tamales – Bellaire
  • Dallas Tamales Cafe – Grand Prarie
  • Chilito’s Express – Boerne
  • La Fisheria – Houston
  • Pepe’s Tamales – El Paso
  • Casa Mia Latin Cuisine – Lewisville
  • Tamale Boy Tacos & Tamales
  • Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine – Cedar
  • La Nortena Tamale Factory – Pecos
  • The Tamale Joint – Houston
  • B & B Tamales and Food To Go – San Antonio
  • Leal’s Tamale Factory – Lubbock
  • Las Tarascas – Katy
  • The Tamale Company – Duncanville
  • El Salvador Pupusas Y Mas – Richmond
  • Becerra’s Tex-Mex Tamales – Dallas
  • HOT Tamales – Friendswood
  • Alamo Tamales To Go – Webster

We are so proud of Leal’s Tamale Factory. They have been serving up their amazing food since 1957.

You can find them at a couple of different locations but here in Lubbock, they are located at 6205 19th Street Lubbock, TX 79407. You can also head over to their website for more details.

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