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The 10 Best Tamale Places in Seattle

Updated: December 12, 2020

Finding the finest Tamales spots has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best Tamales spots in Seattle, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Check out everything you need to know about the best Tamales spots in Seattle below.

Find the perfect Tamales spot

La Carta de Oaxaca

Latin · Mexican
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cafetal Quilombo

Mexican · $7 avg. main dish
Seattle, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fonda La Catrina

American · Latin
Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Carnitas Michoacan

Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Rancho Bravo Tacos

Mexican · $8 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Sal Y Limon

Latin · Mexican
Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Station

Mexican · $7 avg. main dish
Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

West 5

American · New American
Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Villa Escondida

Latin · Mexican · $10 avg. main dish
Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Cocina Oaxaquena

Latin · Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Tamales craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 4854 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1116 lists and articles from the likes of Foursquare – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Tamales in Seattle to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

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