Here is a list of locations targeted for the safari. We will taste each tamale there and report back.

If you know of any not on this list, for the love of tamales, drop us a line and we will add it to the hunt.

Tamale Man
3320 N. Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90032

Lupita’s Tamales
3027 N San Fernando Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Casita Mexicana
4030 East Gage Ave.
Bell, CA 90201

Tamales Alberto
1644 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
The Tamale Safari Review

Manila Sunset
1016 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Lola’s Mexican Cuisine
2030 E. Fourth St.
Long Beach. CA

King Taco
4504 E. Third St., L.A.

Border Grill
1445 Fourth St., Santa Monica
445 S. Figueroa, Downtown

Gloria’s Cafe
10227 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
The Tamale Safari Review

Mama’s Hot Tamales
2122 West Seventh Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
The Tamale Safari Review 

4214 E. Floral Drive, L.A.

3014 W. Olympic Blvd., Koreatown

2100 E. Cesar Chavez Ave., L.A.

Tarascos Restaurant
3319 W. Sunset Blvd.
Silverlake, CA 90026

Orange County, California

Chichen Itza
3655 S. Grand Ave., L.A.

1050 S. Flower St., #102, Downtown

Diana’s La Bonita
300 E Sepulveda Blvd
Carson, CA 90745

Merced’s Restaurant
1064 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

Chronic Tacos
5525 E Stearns St
Long Beach, CA 90899

Diana’s Mexican Food Products
16330 Pioneer Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Alegria Cocina Latina
115 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802

La Indiana
1142 S. Indiana Street,
Los Angeles Ca 90023
The Tamale Safari review

Portos Bakery
3614 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505

8233 Firestone Bld
Downey, CA 90241

315 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203
The Tamale Safari Review

El Chilito
15852 Pasadena Ave
Tustin, CA 92780

El Toro Bravo Tortilleria
727 West 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA

Grande Bakery & Tortilla
214 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Whole Foods Tamales

Trader Joe’s Tamales

XLNT Tamales (Grocery store)

La Mascota
2715 Whittier Blvd 90023

Lolita’s Tamales
6050 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022

Mom’s Tamales
3328 Pasadena Ave
Los Angeles CA, 90031

Tamales Liliana’s
3448 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA
4619 East Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The Tamale Safari Review

Tamale Factory
3663 Main Street
Riverside, California

Juanito’s Tamales
4214 E Floral Dr, Los Angeles 90063

1242 Pico St.
San Fernando, CA 91340

La Poblana Bakery
604 W. Chapman Ave
Orange, Ca 92868

Sandra’s and Lolitas
on Whittier Blvd in ELA

The Great Tamale Factory
San Fernando

Ramon’s Cactus Patchio
It sits on the corner of Mission Blvd. and San Antonio Ave with West California St. running just off San Antonio Ave.

Don Chow Tacos (Food Truck)
Various locations

Tamale Guy
2081 N Oxnard Blvd 191
Oxnard, CA 93036

Vera’s Tamales
3753 Mission Ave Sutie 106
Oceanside, CA 92054

El Rancho Grande Restaurant
Atwater, CA 95301-2913

California Tamale House
15404 Nordhoff St, North Hills
CA 91343-3915
The Tamale Safari Review

Graciana Tamale Factory
12241 Foothill Blvd, Sylmar
CA 91342-6002

Tamara’s tamales
13352 West Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90066-5108
The Tamale Safari Review

Nana’S Tamale Factory
1827 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA, 90291


Indio Tamale Festival

Los Angeles Tamale Festival

Orange County Tamale Festival


William Sonoma

Sylvia’s Fiesta

Texas Tamale Warehouse

Hot Damn Tamales

Texas Tamale

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