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FOODIE ALERT: Christmas Tamales in Katy, Texas

Take part in a true Texas tradition, tamales on Christmas. Check out our list of the best places in Katy to get them!


December 19, 2017

Ashley Lancaster

Three amazing options, chicken with green sauce, pork with red sauce, and bell pepper with cheese. A half-dozen is $7.99, one dozen $14.99, or enjoy a la carte for $1.9 each.


Luna's Tamale Factory 15632 Westpark Dr., Houston

Served traditionally in the husk and accompanied by a 4-ounce salsa. You can order pork, chicken, beef, bean, or cheese. Special orders are $3.48 per extra each dozen, and orders must be placed three days in advance. Get 12 for $9.99, 6 for $4.99, 3 for $2.78, or a la carte tamales for $0.99.


Victor's Mexican Grille 1939 N. Fry Rd.

8525 FM 359 Rd. S.

7035 W. Grand Pkwy. S.

Get three, hand-rolled tamales served with chili gravy, rice, and refried beans for $8.


2111 N. Fry Rd.

A hidden gem in Katy with delicious bakery items and traditional Salvadorian food. Order chicken, bean, or corn tamales (you can get them fried,too) for under $2, or order by the dozen.


1315 W. Grand Pkwy. S.

All served with refried rice and beans, try the En La Hoja, which comes with two pork tamales covered in barbecue sauce and cheese.


Cafe Del Sol Mexican Restaurant 23945 Franz Rd. Two pork, chicken, beef, or bean tamales is $5.99.


16233 Clay Rd., Houston

One dozen authentic Cuban tamales is $25.47.


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