We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta

Mexican
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
(805) 646-7715
Improve this listing
Add hours for Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 7 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
good tamales

i love tamales and these are good. We tried the pork and chicken. They tasted pretty similar and we liked both. They are large and very filling. Not cheap, but good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2012
YR-LGB
,
Long Beach, California
Add Photo Write a Review

7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

loved how creamy and moist the tamale was! wish i bought more! I went with the Green Salsa which was the perfect complement to the chicken tamale.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Clarita, California
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a place to buy and eat tamales, or to take them with you and eat them later. This is a place to go out of your way to get the tamales. I went to Ojai once, liked it, but frankly I felt it was a "one visit" place for me. Not because it's not worthy, on the contrary,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Long Beach, California
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

i love tamales and these are good. We tried the pork and chicken. They tasted pretty similar and we liked both. They are large and very filling. Not cheap, but good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Forget the GPS to find this hole in the wall. It is the last cubby hole in a strip mall on the corner of Ojai Ave & Montgomery. This place also operates as La Fuente of Ojai. The tamale plate has rice, beans, and choice of tamale. It is about $5, though the board menu shows different prices. The food... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Ramon, California
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Last weekend, my husband and I stopped to purchase a dozen tamales (4 beef, 4 chicken, 2 sweet corn and 2 pineapple) with green sauce to take home with us. All four flavors taste really good. I think I have a new favorite in the sweet corn tamale and also the pineapple tamale!! The service is good at this restaurant.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
denver, co
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Salsa was also good. Skip the beans and rice. Service was friendly, helpful and efficient. Limited seating outside.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

We love a great tamale and a good tamale is hard to find. But the gems at this little place don't disappoint. Tucked back in the corner of a little strip mall, they offer a small but delicious selection of tamales and gorditos. There's only a small seating area, so it's better to load up and head over to the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta also viewed

 

Been to Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: (805) 646-7715

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?