Best Of Tucson®

Best Tamales

Tucson Tamale Company

Quitting a job as an executive at a Fortune 500 company to make tamales might sound crazy, but for Todd Martin, the owner of Tucson Tamale Company, it has paid off. We'd be willing to bet that these aren't your nana's tamales—they're better. After all, can she make a tamale that tastes like Thanksgiving dinner? Yeah, we didn't think so. Tucson Tamale Company specializes in gluten-free foods, from tamales to side dishes—and even gluten-free brownies! If you haven't tried their salsa, well, you'd better schedule a visit soon.

Runners up:

2. Lerua's

2005 E. Broadway Blvd.


3. El Charro Café

Various locations