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Tamale House East

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#220 of 3,186 Restaurants in Austin

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Mexican, Southwestern

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A refuge from the hipsters down the street; a bit of nostalgia ready to eat. The staff has skills but they’re indifferent to speed and independent of the foodie industry. Filling food, warmish beer.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LCL548
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Created a Trip Advisor account just to post about this place! Stumbled across this place when I was headed to Zilker and I cannot wait to go back. I have found my go to spot for tamales!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sarababytx
Reviewed May 22, 2019

I had the Mom's Migas and Queso both times...fantastic! Great atmosphere, the food and service were all great.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank RSF808
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Stopped by on a whim with my husband to grab a late lunch/early dinner after some drinks at Zilker right next door. We arrived at an off time, about 3:30/4:00 pm, so the place was empty. We placed our orders at the counter, tacos and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank punnchdrunnk
Reviewed March 9, 2019

I hadn't had a decent Mexican tamale in years so this was the first place we visited upon arrival in Austin at 11 on a Sunday morning. We got there just in time; within minutes the joint was packed. I ordered the pork tamales with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dolphinheron
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Visited this place on a food tour and had a delightful conversation with the owners...strong, mighty women! Their story was so moving. And the food...holy cow, was the food good. You MUST stop by. Everything is amazing.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FidelmaMcMorrow
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Had my first visit there on Valentine’s Day. I love tamales. I am going back for more tamales. Delicious restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 502steveg
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The migas are fantastic here. Very casual, as is the entire 7th street scene. Easy order at the counter. Get your sauces and grab a picnic table outside, or lots of room inside as well. One of my favorite spots

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SaraandScott2019
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Oh my!! Tamale House East is a must see when in Austin. It's on the east side in an area that is up and coming but this place has been here a while. We're stuffing ourselves with breakfast tacos and loving every bite. This is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Ok so the food isn't very pretty (who cares) but, it had great flavor. We came in for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. They make fresh salsa daily. I tried the green and it was good. The bloody mary was just ok, definitely not the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Tammy G
July 24, 2018|
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I don't believe they do. Its only on Friday night.
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