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Casa de Tamales

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10605 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR 97222-7512
+1 503-654-4423
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The review you hate to write......but a necessary one! This restaurant is the unique one that should be a cornerstone of Milwaukie that people come over the bridge to eat at it. It should be the talk of the town and word of mouth should spread like wildfire. I mean how many places do tamales and do them freshly prepared,... More 

Thank Jasonand1978
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Charles is an idiosyncratic and delightful host. He made us great margaritas during the Saturday closing time and grilled asparagus topped with juicy grilled shrimp. All delicious. There's nothing cookie-cutter about this place - it's an original. Try it!

Thank pmascher
Molalla, Oregon
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

use to be a good place to go but it has lost that certain something that made it. Food a little on the spendy side and realy not that great

Thank roguewarrior1959
Portland, Oregon
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

You go here tomales are the thing to order. These were OK. I guess I have been spoiled by others that I have gotten that were much better. The service was very good and the place was not crowded or had a wait to be served.

Thank moveinon
Hood River, Oregon
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101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Hadn't been in quite a while, nothing fancy about this place, still serving up generous portions of genuine Mexican food, friendly staff, great menu, enjoy!

Thank Paul L
Maui, Hawaii
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1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2015

For authentic Mexican Food, this is the best place to go! Great food and well worth the money! Not all Mexican food tastes the same, thank goodness, because the cooks, aren't all from Mexico, in many establishments! This one is delicious and is prepared by authentic Mexican cooks. Even within Mexico, you will taste a wide range of different Mexican... More 

Thank Jonejet2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I went to the Manzanita Farmer's Market for a tamale. The elderly gentleman was one of the most rude people I've encountered. Not only did he cut me off twice, he then pointed his finger up at me and said "wait". When I asked for something that was clearly listed on his menu, he talked to me as if I... More 

1 Thank Jersey7474
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Not worth it! $57.00 a dozen!!! Seriously! We're from L.A. where the most delicious tamales are $1.00 each. $10.00 a dozen! The tamales here are tasty, good masa...but defiantly not worth the excessive price. We won't be back. :(

1 Thank firsttimeuse
Portland, Oregon
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

One great experience for people that want some "homemade Tamales"... They are still at the farmers markets... they presence will be missed.

Thank GauchoHAns
Vancouver, Washington
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

We actually went to the Astoria OR location. I cannot say enough about this great little place! Fresh and delicious food, creative recipes. I had the chicken/asparagus tamale and it was superb! I also had a yummy cup of chicken tortilla soup. Charles was delightful and helpful. Do not leave without having a margarita, you won't be sorry!

Thank BirdieBaker

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10605 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR 97222-7512
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Milwaukie
  • Phone Number: +1 503-654-4423

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?