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Teresas Tamales

3296 Nm-518, Cleveland, NM 87715
+1 575-387-2754
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (19 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
3296 Nm-518, Cleveland, NM 87715
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

So worth our drive from Eagles Nest to Cleveland New Mexico for eating.I really enjoyed the pork tamales and my mom had the enchiladas.Very simple restaurant, order at the counter and then the staff brings to her table.You pay the bill before you leave for...More

Thank rachelcT8926WL
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim for breakfast on our way from Taos to Dallas. It’s small and quaint and one of the tables was filled with some of the local wisemen having coffee and discussing current events which is a good indicator that you’re at...More

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Totally worth the drive from Las Vegas to Cleveland! Best tamales around. Tried a burrito as well and it was fantastic!

Thank Yvette P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Our trip had us running from Taos down to Lubbock. After winding through the mountains, we passed by Teresas, felt it calling and made a u-turn. GOOD decision. Mid-day on a Saturday. Ms Teresa prepares a notable breakfast taco. Ours was hueovs, papas and bacon....More

Thank sheeshman_13
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to pick up a couple dozen tamales for our hungry crew on our visit to Mora and everyone was happy and enjoyed the tamales. The people who worked there were friendly. Although we didn’t eat at the restaurant and try the other...More

Thank jrogersz34
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Heard about Teresa's Tamales from "Only in NM", claiming the best tamales in NM. After visiting Fort Union, decided to stop here for lunch on the way home. Saw the dark clouds up ahead and was caught in a snow storm. I was thinking, "these...More

Thank LAB20
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stopped for tamales and had a tamale straight up and a tamale with green chile. Both were really good and the green chile was outstanding. The best we've had in NM so far. We got an extra pint to have with our eggs for...More

Thank HungryInOxford
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My coworker and I stopped there a few days ago on a very long road trip. With no question it was the best food of our journey. We even bought a quart of their green sauce. We had the tamales with green sauce. I suspect...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I live in Santa Fe, but this is where I find my favorite enchiladas and green chile stew. Friendly and homey place, couldn't be nicer.

Thank rogertoll
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We always stop here to load up on tamales to take home!! They sell them fresh or frozen. Very friendly staff and great local atmosphere.

Thank 419lorik
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3296 Nm-518, Cleveland, NM 87715
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 575-387-2754
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