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Gourmet Tamales-Me Gusta

Mexican, Pub
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423 E Ojai Ave Ste 108, Ojai, CA 93023-4547
(805) 646-7715
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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
Long Beach, California
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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.

Thank Jenjenkay
Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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 

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Long Beach, California
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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.

Thank YR-LGB
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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 

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San Ramon, California
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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 

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denver, co
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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.

Thank ShoeDivaDenver
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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 

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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, Pub


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