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“Big Tamale Fun”
Review of Delia's

Delia's
Ranked #1 of 450 Restaurants in McAllen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Fast Food, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Big Tamale Fun”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

These are seriously good tamales. The best thing about Delia's is after you leave the RGV, you can still get a Delia's fix by ordering online. They will ship them to you!! We stopped by and ordered 7 dozen for our freezer on the way out of town, thinking of sharing them when we get home. However, we can't think of anyone who deserves these tamales more than we do ;-)

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
McAllen, TX
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best Tamales in the world!”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

If you can find me a better tamale, I'll buy it! Great around the Holidays, but also anytime you NEED a killer tamale!!!

Visited February 2013
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Thank Alan S
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McAllen, TX
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Tamales but makes me gain weight.”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Best tamales around. Running a special on them last Friday and I picked up two dozen. VERY GOOD but they cant be good for you.

Visited March 2013
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Thank MikeBn
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Mission
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good, but not the best”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

In the Rio Grande Valley most people head to Delia's for their tamales. They are acceptable, but the best tamales I've ever eaten were made by Roberto's Mexican Food in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank ctjbush
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McAllen, Texas
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265 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Good”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

The best tamales are cheese jalapeno, all the "tampicos" in banans leaves. Get a half dozen if 5-6 buffet style is how we do it

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