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Lucy's Tamale Factory

233 S White Rd, Ste C, San Jose, CA 95127-2969
+1 408-729-1846
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jan 2017
“Craving tamales and got literally tasteless masa :(”
10 Jul 2016
“Craving for Tamales”
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233 S White Rd, Ste C, San Jose, CA 95127-2969
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

After checking yelp reviews I headed south for an hour in the heavy rain. I was cautious and bought one pork tamal, one sweet tamal and one atole. I tried them all I was hungry. As the saying goes " hunger is the best sauce"....More

Thank Myry12
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hard to find. Very few tables better to go! Be sure to get extra sauce!! and try them all - although a little expensive!

Thank Augustbaby53
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We drove in heavy rains to pick up a pre-order of chicken and pork tamales this Christmas Eve. Got there at 7:15am and the line was already 30 people long. Fortunately because of my pre-order I waited in a very short line - about a...More

Thank Bigpenny34
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I live nearby. Have been there a dozen times over the years. Mediocre at best. Too much Masa, no sauce. Opened another location at Eastridge Shopping Center, gone in a year.

1  Thank Carla G
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Good luck not diving into the tamales in the car on your way home! The smell will overcome you and you won't be able to stop yourself. When we are in this part of town we get a dozen (or more)!! Nice meaty with wonderful...More

Thank pglaw
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I just discovered The Tamale Factory a month ago, and I've returned 3 times. The pork tamales are incredible, and the price can't be beat ($2). I also like Lucy's Tamale Factory, but have a slight preference for this business.

Thank arbrebleu
Reviewed 2 July 2012 via mobile

Always is good food and the ladies are always nice. Love the price for the quality of food you get.

Thank chocolate_lover101
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 S White Rd, Ste C, San Jose, CA 95127-2969
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-729-1846
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