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Leal's Tamale Factory

6205 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407-1401
+1 806-780-5325
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“tamales” (8 reviews)
“carne guisada” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
6205 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407-1401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I love real Mexican food and this is the place to get it. Sad they did not have any green sauce but the meal was still a A+

Thank erin p
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've eaten at Leal’s several times now and have never been disappointed by either the food or the service. Alma's cheese enchiladas topped with chopped onion are great – some of the best I’ve ever had. The carne guisada is another solid choice. The prices...More

Thank Doc_Brower
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I drove by this place several times before I finally stopped by to check it out. It does have a small dining area. I decided to take mine to go. I ordered the tamales and we just loved them, I especially enjoyed the fresh salsa...More

Thank teresafrancolbk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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
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