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The Tamale Place

5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
+1 317-248-9771
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (307 reviews)
“taco” (31 reviews)
“pork” (34 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Ok. I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food....However, because it looked like a hole in the wall place to eat, we were willing to give it a shot. This place was amazing! It really is fantastic food, fresh and prepared quickly! The food was...More

Thank GoButler99
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My friend and I ate here a week ago, while in Indy. We both loved it. The atmosphere is nice, the staff is very friendly and helpful, and the food was fresh and well prepared and very very tasty. We had 3 different types of...More

Thank rob788
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Best food for the best price. Love, love, love their tamales, my fav!!!!! Great people, always friendly!!! 🐯

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is my daughter's favorite place to get tamales. Authentic tamales. Also sell tacos and nachos. Variety of sauces available. Husband had a tamale combo with the green sauce. I had a pork taco combo, both very good. My taco was very meaty. Chips, salsa,...More

Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

real mexican food tastes like this. look no further and throw away your pretensions. in a city with few dining options this magical spot arises from the mire. I do not wax poetic but we have very few good restaurants in indianapolis. But tamale place...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Freshly made tacos and tamales take time and effort if you want to get it right and they do at The Tamale Palace. This informal setting affords you the option of eating there or picking up your dinner for takeout. Ridiculously inexpensive, friendly staff, and...More

Thank vitrealman
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We found this place by accident and are so glad we did! The tamales are absolutely delicious - even my son, who has never liked tamales, loves them. We will definitely be going back

Thank limyers
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This place is awesome! Whenever I'm in town or passing through, I make sure to visit. Service is usually pretty efficient, and the tamales are great! They have such a variety, pleases everyone in my party. I don't eat meat, and I always have several...More

Thank Ms K
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Took my Dad here last time I was in town. I was surprised at how well the Tamales were done! We had the Spicy Beef and Green Chile Chicken Tamales. I would return in a heartbeat.

Thank Manwiththeplan86
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good food and good, fast service. The tamales here are amazing and the service is good. Even though they got bigger they still have the same quality tamales.

Thank Donna46224
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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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