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.

Leal's Tamale Factory

6205 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407-1401
+1 806-780-5325
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (10 reviews)
“mexican food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
6205 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407-1401
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (23)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Texas has its share of excellent Mexican restaurants. Leal's Tamale Factory is among the best, certainly in West Texas and especially if you crave tamales made with a heaping of TLC. This is a tiny but warm and friendly spot to bring the entire family....More

Thank patyack
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Fresh hot food! Best in Lubbock!! Quaint little restaurant- dine in or carry out. Staff super friendly.

Thank larss05
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I first starting eating at Leal's in the 1960's. They have since expanded in the Panhandle of Texas. This location in Lubbock is a combination sit down and take out location. You order at the counter, and then take a seat at a table for...More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We love this tiny little restaurant! You feel like family is serving you and the food is hot and delicious! Can be very crowded at times but the service is fast.

Thank Beverly C
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome Clean Friendly Food the best Tex Mex I have had in years. Unreal was served hot. Has to be the best kept secret in Lubbock

Thank Hunttextiles
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Excellent choice for Mexican food! Food, service, and hospitality was top notch! 60 years family business says enough. I try tamales everywhere I go and these are some of the best.

Thank HottyToddyTx
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant has excellent Tex-Mex food. The restaurant is always clean and the food is fresh and the best in Lubbock! The only drawback is it is very tiny with minimal seating. I believe the restaurant only has a total of nine or 10...More

Thank LubbockFlatlander
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Looked at the reviews and figured I would give it a shot. Pretty good standard Mexican fare. Not too hot. Not Tex mex. just a good lunch spot. Not a ton of seating so get there early.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and really good chips and Friendly staff the tamales are excellent but so is the food I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for good Mexican food

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered take out of a dozen enchiladas and all the fixings, rice,beans, queso chips salsa!!! It was excellent. Service was so friendly and nice. You can tell they enjoy their work. The price was just right!! We will definitely do this again!!!!

Thank ourboysmom
Nearby HotelsSee all 70 hotels in Lubbock
Sleep Inn And Suites Lubbock
168 reviews
1.76 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
698 reviews
1.99 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Lubbock
308 reviews
2.79 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lubbock West
574 reviews
2.84 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Aspen Creek Grill
94 reviews
1.43 km away
50 reviews
1.12 km away
Pie Five Pizza Co.
41 reviews
1.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Ranching Heritage Center
391 reviews
6.30 km away
Museum of Texas Tech University
94 reviews
6.10 km away
United Supermarkets Arena
39 reviews
5.90 km away
Antique Mall of Lubbock
15 reviews
3.86 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Leal's Tamale Factory staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6205 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-780-5325
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