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“What a great place!”

Larry's Hot Tamales
Ranked #3 of 46 Restaurants in Clarksdale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Quincy, Illinois
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195 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“What a great place!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We loved this place. When Hicks was closed we went to Larry's instead. We had them wrap up 18 tamales so we could take them home to Illinois with us. The staff was great and friendly. If in town we will be back. Oh, yes the tamales are super.

Visited July 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Basic Tamale”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

You wanna try one? Then go here. Think they had slaw as a side that day...soda fountain not working..no problem..we happen to travel with cold drinks (no alcohol though...they aren't licensed for it)

Visited June 2013
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Baltimore MD
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good Tamales, Good People”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

This small operation is not the fanciest place, but you can tell they love what they do at Larry's and take great pride in their product. It's not the Ritz and it is no McDonalds either. The food is prepared and packaged by hand. The grill/smoker for their meats, Rib Tip, is out front in the parking lot. This is no shopping mall experience, but it is a good Clarksdale experience. I talked with Larry and Nick and watched The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence on TV. I also had some good tamales and a Mississippi tamale eating lesson. Soaking up tamale juice with saltines along with some local color makes this a very worthwhile stop for a casual meal.

  • Visited June 2013
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Denmark, Wi
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“One of the best”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

While in Memphis for the BBQ Championship we took a ride on a quest for the best Tamales. Stoped at Larry's Hot Tamales in Clarksdale. Was some of the best Tamales I've ever had. The sauce is some of the best. Met Larry and talked him out of a bottle of his Tamale sauce. What a treat to have some at home. Thanks Larry Turner !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Visited May 2013
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