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My friends and I were looking for a great place for dinner and drinks after a couple of days of golf in Hill Country and happened on this place. As the name says they know tamales so let’s start there. A dozen tamales for $15...More
It's still a nice family place and the best Mexican food in the immediate area for the money. My complaint is that a year ago the menu changed, the recipes changed, the serving sizes seem smaller and the prices went up. And charging for a...More
I have eaten mexican food for over 50 years and places all over the great State of Texas. Tamale King ranks in the "okay" range, but I believe is overpriced. The tamales are just "okay" as well, although a lot of folks love them --...More
Tamale King is a Buchanan Dam icon and a friendly family restaurant. The Chittim family started off selling their salsa and Tamales from a food truck. These are both still available at the restaurant and are exceptional. You can buy Tamales by the dozen or...More
Been a patron of Tamale King for at least 15 years. Went today only to find out the restaurant is under new management. NO chips or salsa, no red sauce, no green sauce. Was told by a waiter that the new management plans to transition...More
Saw the signs on the highway saying best tamales had to stop. Restaurant is large with a lot of smaller rooms. I ordered a la carte - 1 pork tamale, 1 cheese enchilada rice. My hubby ordered dinner special - 3 tamales...came with rice, beans,...More