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Texifornia Tamale Company

27226 State Hwy 189, Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92317
(909) 336-1200
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Ranked #2 of 11 restaurants in Blue Jay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Corte Madera, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Unbelievably great food inspired by a passionate couple. The tamales....any flavor but I like the brisket best....are the best. You can call ahead and order them to go and they will freeze pack them for you. You can take Texifornia home with you. Seviche Saturday is special. They go well beyond just tamales. The sauces they use for their restaurant... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

At first we did not know what to expect of such a humble looking establishment. Once we went inside we were met by friendly staff and very clean restaurant. The food was AMAZING!! I think one of the best meals I have ever had. A definite must!!

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CA
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was my 3rd visit here and they have gotten even better over time. There is a nicer little dining area and although we did take-out, the presentation of the food they were serving was beautiful and fancy! The tamales are all amazing and there are even vegan options and gluten free. The rice and beans and salsa are all... More

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Bay Area, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a MUST try gem of a restaurant, and an unexpected surprise from a no-gluten perspective! The staff is great and the food amazing! We tried both the brisket and chicken tamales as well as the tacos. All were excellent and honestly, tasted like gourmet cuisine! The recipes must be family secrets because they're so delicious and unique, all... More

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Denver, Colorado
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18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!!!!! This place is unbelievable!!! Homemade food, homemade drinks, homemade everything! They put so much time and flavor in the menu. We never order off the menu. We just tell them t bring whatever they want and pay for it!!! We don't go out for "our" expectation, we go out for "them" to cook... More

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Culver City, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on your way to Big Bear. Food was GREAT, location easy to find, service was great as well. My boyfriend got a taco combo plate which he really liked. I had an amazing chicken salad. Chips and salsa where fantastic. The salsa here is VERY spicy! Will definitely be coming back next time we're headed... More

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you want something different and very tasty, come here. Their use of unusual spices and ingredients is fun and a foodie adventure for sure!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Wonderful food. Everything is fresh and delicious. Tamales are phenomenal but the taco trio was probably even better. Chips were just okay. If you like spicy, get the jalapeño margarita.

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Santa Maria CA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This place and the owners are amazing!! The tamales were the best I've ever eaten in my life, full of flavor with fresh ingredients and a lot of filling not just masa. I had the Jalapeno and Cheese and the Spicy Brisket, I was so full after only eating 2/3rds of the Jalapeno and Cheese that I could only sample... More

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Excellent food, awesome margaritas, and great customer service. You won't be disappointed if you like Mexican dishes.

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