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305 S. State St., Clarksdale, MS 38614
+1 662-624-9887
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (29 reviews)
“chilli” (5 reviews)
“drive thru” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
305 S. State St., Clarksdale, MS 38614
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned to go to Larry's Hot Tamales but it was closed. We stumbled upon Hicks and it also looked closed. However, a lady opened the front door and told us that we could come in or order from the drive thru. We opted...More

Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We drove up on a rainy January afternoon. There were cars going through the drive-through but the front door was locked. Owner came out and opened the door. We came for the tamales and were not disappointed. They were about the best tamales we've had...More

Thank GTBarron
Reviewed 18 April 2017

There's a difference between Mexican tamales and Delta Tamales, and these are the real, Delta deal. Delta's are sweeter and cooked in a spicier broth. Don't pass these up if you're in Clarksdale. I know we'll be back. P.S. The place may look like it's...More

Thank veritas71
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Had some spare travel time so we took the back way. Spent the night in Clarksdale did all the local Blues stuff. On our way out noticed Hicks. Quite the place it was a sat actually thought it was closed, was going to pass on...More

Thank Texas"Red"
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I finally tried the Tamales here. We tried on several occasions but they were always closed! We ordered a dozen considering the size proportions are a little small. They are made with ground meat and alot of black pepper. We can say...More

Thank birdieNwolf
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped by Hicks after seeing it featured on one of Andrew Zimmern's shows. Tamales were good. A bit spicier than we in Texas are used to, but good nonetheless. Service was friendly and prompt, at least the drive thru was. All in all a nice...More

Thank shill
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Really delicious tamales - kind of small so order a lot of them - and super friendly service. I wish I lived closer to this place!

Thank peartree259
Reviewed 1 May 2016

A walk from Ground Zero and a little tough to tell if it's open didn't stop us from having the best tamales we've ever had. The door was locked, so we just knocked to see what happened. Out came the owner who welcomed us in...More

Thank kdawg37
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had one day in the Delta and tried two different tamale places. Hicks' was very good, and the staff were very friendly (especially Ms. Betty--we really enjoyed talking with you!). We also tried the White Front Cafe. Hicks' tamales are different from White Front's--Hicks'...More

Thank MagNEATO
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Tamales had a little kick to them that I liked. Ate them with chili. Definitely not something you would want to eat while driving.

Thank Chad M H
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Calvin S
25 June 2017|
Response from Texas"Red" | Reviewed this property |
11am to 6pm. they havea fb page and here is their ph # (662) 624-9887
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  • Address: 305 S. State St., Clarksdale, MS 38614
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9887
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