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Larry's Hot Tamales - CLOSED

947A Sunflower Ave, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6443
+1 662-592-4245
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  • Average1%
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“rib tips” (42 reviews)
“tamales” (104 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
947A Sunflower Ave, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6443
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

You have never tasted tamales like these. And the history of how tamales came to be part of African-American Mississippi culture is really interesting - if Larry's there, ask him!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

It was a highly recommended place for tamales so while visiting Clarksdale we planed to stop here for lunch. So we pull up at 1:00 pm on a Saturday only to find the place closed even though Trip Advisor said they were open. Very disappointed...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Annie A
Reviewed June 28, 2017

We hoped to go to Larry's Hot Tamales when we planned our trip to Clarksdale. However, when we arrived in the middle of the afternoon on a Tuesday, Larry's was closed. How disappointing!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Drove an hour and a half for tamales and rib tips. It was worth the drive. Got to meet Larry himself, really nice guy. He sure knows how to cook! A must try

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank cindylK4289WQ
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited at 11an. Inside was so hot. They even had a huge fan running but it was still way too hot. No grill service that day so tamales it had to be. Ok but you can get the same at Walmart.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank garysR7805PZ
Reviewed April 21, 2017

There isn't much to say about tamales, rib tips, and pulled pork except each is the best in the world at Larry's. I've eaten tamales in Mexico that weren't this good. All done.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Diana H
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Ok, he was out of tamales when we arrived (they were making them, though), but he had just pulled some rib tips off the grill. Y'all!!! I've had rib tips that were tough and some that were pretty decent, but Larry put the hurt on...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank veritas71
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The best rib tips in town. Stopped here along the way on the Blue's Trail. Not many options in the restaurant. But the rib tips are worth not having any other option. Do know that the place does not take cards so make sure you...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank rgrimm88
Reviewed April 3, 2017

My wife and I went to Larry's searching some great Tamales . We came into the restaurant ordered some Tamales for an appetizer to get ready for the main event ..... Rib Tips ! The Rib tips had about 20 minutes before they were ready...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank muddman09
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Larry Turner is one of the nicest fellows you'll ever meet. His beef tamales are in his own homemade sauce, and they are delicious. The rib tips are pecan wood-smoked and tasty. I ate there twice over my two-day stay. Tells you something, right?

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank SapulpaBoy
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 947A Sunflower Ave, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6443
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-592-4245
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