The third generation of Tamale House founder Carmen Vasquez runs this Eastside spot. Eat in or take-out.
Tamale House East has the Midas touch
Kate Thornberry, 2014-04-17
Plop down at the table with a Modelo and some fiery salsas while you wait on the tacos al carbon and the chiles rellenos en nogada to arrive.
5808 Burleson, 512/416-0749
Casual lunches, dinners, and Sunday brunches feature traditional, regional Mexican dishes, with some of the best salsas around as well as an extensive tequila selection.
2038 S. Lamar, 512/442-4441
This modern spot serves up tacos with style. Highlights include beer-braised brisket punched up with horseradish, a Caribbean-inspired jerk grouper doused with Scotch Bonnet and rum, and beets classically paired with citrus. On the crucifer front, the menu refreshingly avoids those ubiquitous brussels sprouts in favor of crispy cauliflower.
4801 Burnet Rd., 512/838-6768