Food & Drink | Top 10 Tamale Spots


It is tamale season in the Inland Empire! We’ve rounded up a list of our top 10 favorite places to get tamales here in the IE. Let us know if you agree with our picks in the comments below. 


Las Cuatro Milpas in San Bernardino – Although many people go here for fresh tortillas and authentic menudo, the tamales at Las Cuatro Milpas is where it’s at! The tamales are so delicious, you’ll be eating them for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

D.F. Tamales in Moreno Valley – The name says it all! D.F. Tamales specializes in amazing tamales, including the Apple Tamale, which is available for a limited time only. Regulars also enjoy dishes like tacos and gorditas. Image Source:

Tamales by Dons in Ontario – Get ready to put in a large order for gourmet tamales from Tamales by Dons. Recently expanding as a Taco Man as well, you know the fresh menu items offered by Dons are going to be a hit at your next gathering.

The Tamale Factory in Riverside – Whether you’re looking to dine at this beautiful location or you want to place an order for an upcoming party or banquet, this is the go-to destination for tamales in Riverside.

Nancy’s Tortilleria & Carniceria in Pomona – This family-owned location has been bringing the city of Pomona the best tortillas and tamales for many years. Find out more in this article.

Casa Trejo Tortilla Factory in San Bernardino – You will find all the flavor you want in a tamale at this location. Try the pork tamale if you drop in, and don’t forget to grab some corn and flour tortillas while you’re at it.
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The Tamale Guy in Montclair – Five star reviews don’t lie, making The Tamale Guy a favorite place for many Inland Empire locals. Stock up, as they have a huge selection of vegetarian and meat options for tamales.

Las Casuelas Terraza in Palm Springs – This restaurant serves up some serious tamales using 100-year-old family recipes. Try out their beef, chicken or pork tamales, and you won’t be disappointed.

La Fuente Mexican Bakery in San Bernardino – You wouldn’t know that La Fuente Mexican Bakery serves up other tasty dishes in addition to tamales, simply because the tamales are so amazing, they are all people talk about! Stop by for green chicken tamales, and you might leave with other goodies as well.

Moreno Foods in San Jacinto – If you can stop drooling over their beautiful assortment of pan dulce, then you’ll get a chance to try their top-notch tamales. Put your order in now to ensure you get enough for the family at your next holiday get together.