We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Evie's Tamales

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3454 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216-1634
+1 313-843-5056
Today
08:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 46: English reviews
Warren, Michigan
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been here numerous times. I guess that means it is good enough to keep going back. It is small, family owned. You go for the food, not the atmosphere. You can have a cheap, filling lunch for $5. Also, the local Police agencies frequent the place almost every day.

Helpful?
Thank Joy B
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best tamales. I could eat them for the rest of my life. I've had most of their options, spicy, various meats, etc. it's all good. Every time.

Helpful?
Thank GSt0ne
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Many other places to get these tamales. I think they freeze them and then thaw them out. The masa is dry for me. Very small amount of stuffing. Not impressed. Prefer la Gloria.

Helpful?
Thank iren r
Clinton Township, Michigan
Level Contributor
273 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

You can. It go wrong with Evies. Phenomenal tamales made from scratch. If you want anything other than chicken or pork you need to call ahead and give them 1 hr notice so they can make them fresh!

Helpful?
Thank Bowling_Guru
Howell, Michigan
Level Contributor
168 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from Canada. We were able to sit right away. The waitress greeted us and served us chips and salsa. We ordered fajitas and tamales. (Guacamole too) Food came out pretty quickly, exactly as ordered. Everything was very good. We also brought home a couple dozen tamales and they were enjoyed by the family... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jirasela
Rochester, Michigan
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our family of 4 ate at Evie's yesterday - great food, tasty salsa, friendly wait staff!!! All 4 of us left happy!!! Highly recommend!!! 4 thumbs up!!! :)

Helpful?
Thank jo367
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Went with a group of 13, we called ahead and they saved a table for us. Waitress did not get anything wrong for 13 folks, the salsa and chips kept coming and everyone loved their food. Tamales, soft taco's hard tacos, every kind of meat and to top it off free cookies. Guess how much it cost! 80$ for 13... More 

Helpful?
Thank reg v
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch - we're pretty big tamale fans. We had the lunch special and were so impressed by the value - $4 for 2 tamales (choice of 3 fillings), rice and beans. The tamales were so-so...a bit skinnier than we're used to, and a higher meat-to-masa ratio than I would have liked, but generally, for the price,... More 

Helpful?
Thank julesmay
Clinton Township, Michigan
Level Contributor
273 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Made a special stop to Evie's to pick up 4 dozen tamales and sauce! Well worth the drive from the burbs. If you're looking for authentic Mexican look no farther. Evie's is the place! 12/$9 freshly made!

Helpful?
Thank Bowling_Guru
Flat Rock, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Excellent tamales always. I have been going there for over 20 years and always great! I have never dined in got them to go.

Helpful?
Thank perrykusnierz

Travellers who viewed Evie's Tamales also viewed

 

Been to Evie's Tamales? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3454 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-843-5056

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Evie's Tamales staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?