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Balderas Tamale Factory


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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating

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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Part of our holidays' traditions is to have tamales. Balderas Tamale Factory is the place to go. Six great choices of pork, beef or chicken - regular or spicy. Be sure to place an order before you head over, if it is a day or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank G C
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Our family has been coming to this place for so long since they were in a small place. Their tamales plate is the best and their service is always good. It can get busy but it’s worth it all.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nexlevelife
Reviewed June 5, 2018

puffy tacos are not on the menu but they will make them if you ask, were good. tamales were also VG.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Scott T
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Had been wanting to find a place to buy tamales other than the grocery store. Found out about Balderas recently and we gave it a try for lunch. Enjoyed the lunch plates, one tamales and one enchiladas. Really liked their refried beans. Ordered several dozen...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank cal4361
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

The tamales are sooooooo goooood - I think they use really good ingredients because they melt in your mouth. Also ordered breakfast tacos to go. Don’t go anywhere else because Balderas is great for Tamales and breakfast. This place gets packed during the holidays for...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank nexlevelife
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

I have always been coming to this place even when it was back in their old smaller place. They have always served great breakfast and lunch. Today the tacos were hot and the coffee is so good. Don’t worry about the line because they will...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank nexlevelife
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Yes, the plate lunches were very good. We had the enchiladas and the tamale plates. But the flour tortillas were tasteless and had a pasty feel and look. I just did not like the food served all running together nor did I expect to eat...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

A TexMex breakfast EVERY weekend I'm in town. I finally found a place with Carne Guisada the way I like it. Hard to find in Houston Yea, they serve on Styrofoam plates and issue plastic tableware. But I'm not there to impress anyone. I'm there...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Alex R
Reviewed October 8, 2016

This is a good place for handmade, fresh Mexican plates at a reasonable price. Everything is made when you order it so it is fresh and hot. They specialize in tomales and a lot of customers come in for that and carry out orders too.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Jean T
Reviewed September 21, 2016

So the food was good BUT served on very light weight paper plates/bowls. The grease soaked in... it was messy and not appetizing to view. I don't know that I will every good back. The service was poor. Cunter order..waiter very short on English It's...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank jerivillages
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