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Rhoda's Famous Tamales

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714 Saint Mary St., Lake Village, AR 71653
870-265-3108
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food

The hospitality was excellent, and the environment was very laid back... the food was wonderful, and I will be going back soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
MsChemSold03
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Tallahassee, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

All reviews talk about how good the place is but she wasn't opened any time I was there. Wasn't going to hang around til lunch time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The hospitality was excellent, and the environment was very laid back... the food was wonderful, and I will be going back soon.

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stopped and got two dozen tamales and couldn't wait until I got home to try one, so I ended up being short several tamales before reaching home lol. I'm definitely going to stop there again for the tamales and I might give the pie a try.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I didn't know what to expect when my husband suggested we eat here. It was something we will never forget. If you're going here and are expecting a restaurant then you will be disappointed. Imagine going to Mrs. Rhoda's house and having lunch. We had a wonderful time visiting with her and her family. We shared stories, pictures and recipes.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Owners James and Rhoda Adams have been married for more than 60+ years. They work together to provide one of the best burgers eith their own d pecisl flavors. Size and quality are a bargain. Throw in some homemade pie and you know you are in Foodie Heaven. Worth the time to seek out this very unpretentious location.

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Colorado
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Such friendly people I really want to give it a good review, but just cannot do it. I ordered a dozen tamales and chicken fingers to go. I was hoping for some good homemade chicken, like Gus's in Tennessee, but ended up with a standard frozen chicken tenders and potato wedges. They were fine mind you, but was really hoping... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

The tamales, burgers, pies, etc. here are outstanding. The true measure of an eating establishment is will you come back? The answer to Rhodas is yes, yes, yes. Five stars!

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Sherwood, Arkansas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Don't miss out on the experience of Rhonda's Famous Tamales. The tamales were fantastic as well as the hamburger. We got a mini sweet potato and mini lemon pie, heavenly. Decided to order two doz tamales, a whole sweet potato and lemon pie to take back home. Miss Rhonda was a pure delight to visit with.

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West Virginia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

If you're looking to experience authentic Delta hot tamales and pies, this is the place. You'll be delighted by the tasty and large portions. Although Rhoda's tamales are indeed famous, don't miss out on pies! Sweet potato, lemon, and pecan are among the stars here, and they are delightful. Rhoda even serves "fun size" pies if you want a sample.This... More 

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

This is a must experience for anyone traveling through Lake Village. It is something like eating in your grandmother's kitchen. Food is great and you must try the tamales. Pie is great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 714 Saint Mary St., Lake Village, AR 71653
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Lake Village
  • Phone Number: 870-265-3108

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Bakeries, Pub, Middle Eastern

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