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The 10 Best Tamales in Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

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

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

Fonda La Catrina

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

La Cocina Oaxaquena

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

Gracia

Mexican · Latin · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Carnitas Michoacan

Mexican
Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Villa Escondida

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

Rancho Bravo Tacos

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

Sal Y Limon

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

San Fernando Roasted Chicken

Latin · American
Seattle, Jackson Place
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Mexican · Latin
Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.4
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 Seattle Magazine, Eater and SeattleMet – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle, Eater - 13 of Seattle's Most Marvelous Mexican Restaurants and SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love 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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