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Tamale Kitchen

5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
(303) 936-9466
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Ranked #127 of 342 Restaurants in Lakewood
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Cuisines: Mexican
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- Nov 20, 2013
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English first
Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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108 reviews 108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This is the original Tamale Kitchen location and, as far as I'm concerned, the best! For around $18 we get a Family Meal with a dozen tamales, rice, beans and green chile. Add a bag of chips and salsa and we can feed a family of 5 for $20! Most importantly: IT'S DELICIOUS!!!! It's authentic. It's tasty. It's spicy and... More

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Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The tamales were decent but small, but I really loved the burrito. I got mine as a special and DH got his smothered. His mouth was burning! I'd love to try some other flavors.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Homemade cooking, is mostly take out There is not much seating inside and it is kind of cramped if it gets busy. The food is very good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2008

awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2008

Ah man TK.. egg and potato special.. and the number 4 right Jamie?

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2006

The tamale kitchen has definitely gone down over the years. I have eaten here for the last 20 years and will not go back again. Their quality and portion size has decreased over the years and their prices have gone up. It now takes two tamales to make the size of one regular tamale. And remember that Wendy's commercial "Where's... More

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