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Tamale Kitchen

5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
+1 303-936-9466
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good58%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 10, 2018
“Tamale Kitchen...Nothing fancy, but always delicious! Casual atmosphere.More of a takeout place. Good Mexican food to en”
Oct 5, 2016
“Best green chili”
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Fast Food, Spanish
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LOCATION
5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Casual atmosphere.More of a takeout place. Good Mexican food to enjoy at home. Authentic Mexican food at a good price.

Thank LACT1
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Have been going in for years and the quality/quantity is always top rated. Love the burritos smothered in green chili, just the right hotness. Tamales are great also, go on Tuesday and get them on sale, keep well in the freezer, (get a doz. frozen)....More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Burrito smothered in green chili are amazing cheap fast great food by far my favorite Mexican restaurant in Denver

Thank Royce J
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I've been coming here for many years and I can say without question they are constantly good. I have to admit, I always get the same thing! I love (and I mean LOVE) their breakfast burrito with Chorizo, Egg, Potato and Cheese. Dang, it's good....More

Thank JeffB309
Reviewed June 29, 2016

A family favorite for Mexican food. Just enough spice to make your tongue zing. Not the best place for dining with the family as there are a few tables and the place is small. Great for picking up dinner and taking in home after work....More

Thank wild4him
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The Tamale Kitchen has been in this ugly location for over 30 years, and it's a classic. The tamales are the best, but everything they have is credible, sturdy, filling Mexican fare. Eat in if you want, but it's plastic and styrofoam there or away,...More

Thank Marty D
Reviewed January 23, 2016

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!!!

Thank Corey D
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...More

Thank KVM0716
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...More

Thank Kim R
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.

Thank dianarambles
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5260 W Mississippi Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 303-936-9466
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