Where to buy tamales in Austin

Tamales are available at many area restaurants, including Guero’s Taco Bar on South Congress. Contributed by Guero’s.

It’s officially tamales season in Texas, but making them from scratch isn’t necessarily a project that everybody wants to take on.

Dozens of restaurants sell them this time of year, and here is a list of some of them:

Bill Miller BBQ
Tamale House East
Chumikal’s Cafe
DK Maria’s Legendary Tex-Mex
Uncle Julio’s
Mellizoz Tacos
LeRoy & Lewis
Guero’s Taco Bar
Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon

Stiles Switch
Rosie’s Tamales
Mi Ranchito Taqueria in Manchaca
Hecho en Mexico
Rosie’s Tamale House in Bee Caves
Casa Chapala
Black’s BBQ

Did I leave off your favorite place? Leave a comment or email me at abroyles@statesman.com and I’ll update the post.


Author: Addie Broyles

Food writer for the Austin American-Statesman and Austin360.com.

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