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The Tamale Place

) #9 of 1,881 Restaurants in Indianapolis Mexican, , Fast food
5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
+1 317-248-9771
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (282 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
“torta” (23 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
5242 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9110
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok so trip adviser was the real lead but when we arrived to find out they had been featured on DDD we knew we were in for some great food! Don't skip this place! The food is simply great!

Thank chefhubaju
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been to many a Mexican restaurant but this little hole in the wall easily climbs to top ranks in my gastronomic adventures! Their corn tacos are fresh, grilled and graced with freshest ingredients. I had the sweet spicy chipotle chicken taco and tried the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been looking for good Mexican food in Indiana for three years, but I keep getting disappointed. I was NOT disappointed with The Tamale Place. We only had nachos and tamales, but we got a good sampling of the different tamales. The pork tamales...More

Thank WayfaringWalkers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warning!!! If you get the combo meal, it is a LOT of food....ridiculously OUTSTANDING, amazing food. Not what I expected when I walked in, but I will be back again when I am in the area. Highly recommend...

Thank AmyZach1119
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm in Greenwood monthly for Mall therapy. I can't ever get back on 465 w/o stopping @ the Tamale place. Chicken Verde & Pablano/cheese are my faves. Chicken is moist, tender & delicately seasoned surrounded by about 1/4" masa offers just the right balance &...More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Indy. The tamales are superb, and the combo gives so much food I can usually make two meals out of it. My favorite tamale is the chicken in green sauce. The salsa is also excellent - charred...More

Thank MllePoupee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Easy to get to. I had spicy chicken verde in a banana leaf and pork with green sauce. Both were excellent. My husband had the spicy chipotle chicken tamale and pork and steak taco. All were excellent except the meat was chewy in...More

Thank Travel_Girl_52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to check out Guy's 3D's restaurants when we travel and found two in and around out travels that day. Started out with breakfast at Historic Steer In and had dinner at Tamale Place. It's in a strip mall so fairly easy to find....More

Thank Wagsix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

-Order first (your order is called out by your name), then move down the line to pay next. -The TV screen on the right of the order line shows you what tamales they have and how many are left each day. We went in around...More

1  Thank pysquared
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best chicken verde tacos I've ever had. Found this place on trip advisor when we stopped in Indianapolis to grab some food quick in the middle of a long drive back to Michigan, and was so pleasantly surprised. Food was super quick for takeout,...More

Thank Chantal C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
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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