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Top tamales in every state



Tamales are not only delicious, but are a quintessential meal in many homes during the holiday season. Whether you like yours wrapped in a corn husk or banana leaves, there is no doubt tamales are the perfect comfort food for the holidays. Bookmark the restaurants below, and start your tamal journey today! 

Methodology: This is a list of the top Tamale Restaurants in Every State according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories on Yelp with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “tamales” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “tamales.” This list looked at businesses across the US. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of November 22nd, 2021. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of November 22nd, 2021.

Healthy Substance by Nat P.

La Mixteca Tamale House by Laura M
Mi Ranchito Veracruz by Kao S

Tumerico by Lilly B