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The Tamale Place

5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
+1 317-248-9771
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“taco” (36 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I had stopped by Tamale Place to pickup carryout lunch. I had ordered chicken verde tacos, side order of rice, and guacamole with chips. Food is authentic and delicious. Service is efficient and staff are friendly. Menu offers a good variety. Dining area is small...More

Thank pauline1119
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Been here multiple times, and always try different food. Today, we had the large order of nachos with chicken. The nachos are thick, if you’ve never had them, they are thicker than normal. I think they are good for the nachos, as the nachos are...More

Thank GoButler99
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We stopped on Sunday for a late lunch, and I ordered the tamales and a steak taco. My wife ordered the fish tacos and we shared rice and beans. The food was good, but the employees were not keeping the empty tables cleaned off (it...More

Thank Drstock55
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped by The Tamale Place to grab a bite got lunch. Great prices and great selection of food. My favorite was the chicken tamale with green sauce.

Thank Morganzz
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The show "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" was right on the money: this place has some of the best tamales that I have EVER tasted! And I love the concept of desert tamales - I'm a fan of the chocolate one. (I'd probably be fans of...More

1  Thank jessABamaGirl
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The tamales had plenty of meat in them the first time but lacked that same consistency the second time. It was a real disappointment for me and my guest.

Thank Gaynel
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The tamales here are great, but they only make so many each day, so arrive early for the best selection. The Pork tamale in banana leaf was amazing. My wife had nachos which were very good and huge. Sweet tamales for dessert are a nice...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

GREAT experience here- I had tried their tamales from their small spot at City Market, so knew this was worth driving across the city for. The very kind and welcoming lady gave us the whole explanation about all the food, made great recommendations and even...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Very small place that has a limited menu and limited seating. But very good tamales. They are large and filled with meat. The spicy are really spicy and some of my party had an issue with the spice. There is a board the states how...More

Thank Frani34
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Great, quick Mexican food. Tacos are amazing, tamales too! Chips, salsa and white chip dip are very good as well. Try it if you're in the area.

Thank Jennifer B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-248-9771
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