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.
611 Main St, Watsonville, CA
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #34 of 115 Restaurants in Watsonville
Cuisines: Mexican
Restaurant details
Write a Review

3 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
El Sobrante, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were looking for a take out place...found The Tamale Factory by mistake. But, a good mistake. All kinds of tamales (meats, vege, and sweet), burritos, chile rellenos, and menudo (on weekends). They have sit-down tables...but, it's not a real sit-down restaurant...more fast food type seating. We had the pork and chicken tamales, and a chile relleno plate (rice, beans... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Watsonville, CA
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

This little hole in the wall has inexpensive authentic Mexican food. A nice place to stop for a quick lunch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salinas, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012 via mobile

Having a tamale or Tamal with red sauce and cream is the best! Also a champurrado in the mornings! very close to my job, always go there, not expensive, the made them every day so is fresh, I would recommend "tamales de rajas con queso" (jalapeños w cheese)

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed tamale factory also viewed


Been to tamale factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about tamale factory

Address: 611 Main St, Watsonville, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
Cuisine: Mexican

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from tamale factory 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?