Mom's Tamales

3328 Pasadena Ave (at W Ave 34)
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 226-9383



  • This mom & daughter restaurant was on Guy Fieri's show Diners, Drive-in and Dives. The spinach & cheese tamales are where it's at!!!
  • Cash only but u won't need much bc this place is cheap but so authentically amazing!
  • The spinach, cheese and jalapeo tamales is the best of all in my opinion - the agua de Jamaica is on point - not too sweet not to bitter just how it should be....
  • Good, like Mom. me. $1.50 tamales and one hour parking. Que bueno!
  • Try the sweet pineapple tamales! & well everything.... Hmmm hmmm hmmm
  • Get frozen ones for your party and steam them to perfection!
  • Tamale Heaven! All of the food here is fantastic!
  • Check out Mom's Tamales as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
  • Get here early for the best selection of tamales!
  • Tamales are the bomb here. No matter if is pork, chicken or cheese.
  • The corn and cheese, chicken mole and beef tamales are particularly noteworthy. Also worth a try: specialties like stuffed peppers, queso fresco and sopes asadas.
  • Small and quaint... GREAT FOOD!!! Thanks Diners Drive-ins & Dives....
  • Try the Mom's Tamales Challenge! 12 tamales, 1.5 lbs rice & beans, & 32 oz drink in 1 hour! Finish and get a shirt & fame. Fail and it's the Wall if Loooosers for you.
  • Ordered the spinach tamale....and the pineapple tamale.....sooooo delicious.... These are not like my moms, though, cause she don't make on down and eat some masa.....ummiiiieeee
  • Best way to order: 1 Chicken Mole tamale, 1 Spinach/Cheese tamale, 1 Chicken Taco, and 1 Carnitas Taco. Trust, and be blown away!
  • Can't really beat dollar fifty tamales.
  • How can u have the name tamales.. then run out of it by 1pm?!?