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Delia's Tamales

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3400 N. 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-1930
+1 956-627-2532
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hot Tamale!

Always a favorite stop for lunch or for tamales to go. This location is clean and spacious. Friendly service. We have visited here most times on a Saturday and had plenty of parking and had our hot tamales right away. There is a small salad bar at no additional cost but very limited. Chicken... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
nchristina
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Always a favorite stop for lunch or for tamales to go. This location is clean and spacious. Friendly service. We have visited here most times on a Saturday and had plenty of parking and had our hot tamales right away. There is a small salad bar at no additional cost but very limited. Chicken & cheese in green sauce tamales... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This place sells the best tamales no one gets not even close to them I always buy 5 dozens on Sundays for our family get together.

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Pell City, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

taking about 12 dozen home for freezer don't know if I'm willing to share or not yet. Got chicken and pork and beef and some cooked in green chili sauce mmmmmmm good!

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Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Awesome tamales! If you like tamales, this is the place to go. The only problem is that is all they serve. No reason to go into the actual restaurant; I just pick up some tamales and take them home.

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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

just about any of the delias locations in Pharr and San Juan as well make the best tamales. Lots of meat or filling which I like compared with cheap tamales that have lots of masa and very little filling. I'm never disappointed. I love the beef, chicken & cheese, and green chili chicken & cheese. The side salsas can be... More 

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Aledo, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Got a recommendation from a friend to be sure and eat here. If you like tamales this is the place to go. That's all they serve!!! Stopped in just before noon on Sunday and had to stand in line.(worth the wait)

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McAllen, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have purchased Tamales from Delia's for several years. They are by far, the best, in McAllen area. The 'salsas' are also delicious...

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McAllen, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you're looking for great tasting tamales...look no further than Delia's Tamales. I pick up a dozen at least once a week(my favorite is their SPICY CHICKEN). They have a speedy drive-thru system that makes it easy to pick up and go. If you want any tamales during the holidays(Thanksgiving & Christmas season) you need to call and order ahead... More 

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Mexican food isn't my favorite food, but I will admit these are very good! I wasn't even sure what a tamale was when we first discovered Delia's...but quickly joined in with the rest of our friends and rated them as excellent! Be a bit careful as to how much heat you want in adding sauces from the condiment table. Sample... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Didn't eat in Delia's, but went twice for take-out tamales while visiting McAllen. I expected two choices of tamales, got a dozen or more: pork, chicken, beef, bean, cheese, spicy, regular, even cream cheese. When I saw the prices, I thought, "How can these be as good as everyone says they are?" They were. Enough said. Go get in line... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3400 N. 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-1930
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-627-2532

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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