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Tamale King

15405 E State Highway 29, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609-4414
+1 512-793-2677
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (34 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
15405 E State Highway 29, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609-4414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard not to order the same thing each time as it is consistently good. My "go to" is chicken fajitas always tender and moist. Make sure you ask for both hot and mild salsa if you're into some heat. They serve the mild as...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I am sad to write such a low review of one of my favorites. My husband and I stopped here to pick up to go tamales and eat lunch. We were never served our order even though we waited an hour and had multiple contacts...More

1  Thank Arancesacco
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great selection of Mexican food. The tamales are great. Nice selection of various sauces for your food. Generous portions too.

Thank ObedF
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Not sure what the rave is about except that options for mexican food is limited in the area. Hot sauce is delicious as are the margaritas. Food is OK at best. But atmosphere is fun and it's a good place to visit with friends. Popular...More

Thank kdtexas2016
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I had written a review awhile back but after just eating there I had to amend my comments. Oh my...it was so bad tonite that will never go back even though we live close by. Husband had #2 I had #11 after trying a few...More

1  Thank TXGal1969
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good and margaritas were great. Service was OK. Very laid back place near Lake Buchanan. No wait.

Thank David E
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Fairly new to this area and looking for a good Tex-Mex joint. Was really disappointed in the quality of the food. Better tamales to be had at Horseshoe Bay's little market.

Thank duffyg48
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They don't take reservations for credit cards, so be aware before you go. There's usually a wait to get in but it's well worth it. Service can be slow but it is the best Tex-Mex in the Hill Country.

Thank Jimmers2014
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The very best tequila martinis ever! Very busy place so plan on waiting 20 to 30 minutes to be seated. Excellent Mexican food. I do have to admit they have some difficulty with preparing some of their fish dishes? They tend to overcook the salmon,and...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I normally get a half order of the Chittum Boy's Taco's (3 beef Taco's). They are always good and are served with rice and beans (ask for the buracha beans instead on the refried). They also have a hotter sauce served with chips but you...More

Thank Incommuicado
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15405 E State Highway 29, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609-4414
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Buchanan Dam
  • Phone Number: +1 512-793-2677
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