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Tamale Kitchen

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5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
(303) 936-9466
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Yum!

Good Colorado Mexican food!!! Well priced and always fresh! Love the Tamales and burritos. This is one of the (if not the) original location, a must stop!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Corey D
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Colorado Mexican food!!! Well priced and always fresh! Love the Tamales and burritos. This is one of the (if not the) original location, a must stop!!!

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Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've been coming here since it was a walk up counter where only one for 2 people could fit into the building at a time. It's since grown into a small restaurant with 8-10 booths, but still does most of it's business from take out - tamales ordered by the dozen red or green, hot or cold. I alway head... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Littleton, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: (303) 936-9466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?