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305 S State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6313
+1 662-624-9887
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (33 reviews)
“drive thru” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
305 S State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6313
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is the best place in Clarksdale and you should come to get your bbq and tamales. Tell him that LaDarrius sent you. We are now working on a catering part that will be a big prize to the community and that would be a...More

Thank ladarriusflowers696
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous tamales but hard to find. The signage is on the side of the building not the front. Most of the business is drive through but if you knock at the door, Eugene Hicks will unlock it and allow you to dine inside. The...More

Thank wsdoyle
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We make his journey every couple of years and have to stop here for the best tamales ever!!! Don't miss out! It may look like they are a drive thru only but if you go during the day just knock on the door and they...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We ate here on our blues hiway trip and the tamales were very good. From the front they looked closed, but on the side of the building they have a drive up window that we ordered from. worth a stop if you're in the area.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had planned to go to Larry's Hot Tamales but it was closed. We stumbled upon Hicks and it also looked closed. However, a lady opened the front door and told us that we could come in or order from the drive thru. We opted...More

Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We drove up on a rainy January afternoon. There were cars going through the drive-through but the front door was locked. Owner came out and opened the door. We came for the tamales and were not disappointed. They were about the best tamales we've had...More

Thank GTBarron
Reviewed 19 April 2017

There's a difference between Mexican tamales and Delta Tamales, and these are the real, Delta deal. Delta's are sweeter and cooked in a spicier broth. Don't pass these up if you're in Clarksdale. I know we'll be back. P.S. The place may look like it's...More

Thank veritas71
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had some spare travel time so we took the back way. Spent the night in Clarksdale did all the local Blues stuff. On our way out noticed Hicks. Quite the place it was a sat actually thought it was closed, was going to pass on...More

Thank Texas"Red"
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I finally tried the Tamales here. We tried on several occasions but they were always closed! We ordered a dozen considering the size proportions are a little small. They are made with ground meat and alot of black pepper. We can say...More

Thank birdieNwolf
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped by Hicks after seeing it featured on one of Andrew Zimmern's shows. Tamales were good. A bit spicier than we in Texas are used to, but good nonetheless. Service was friendly and prompt, at least the drive thru was. All in all a nice...More

Thank shill
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Calvin S
26 June 2017|
Response from Texas"Red" | Reviewed this property |
11am to 6pm. they havea fb page and here is their ph # (662) 624-9887
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Restaurant Details

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USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 S State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6313
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9887
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