TlaquepaqueFrom Facebook: "Now taking orders for tamales we have pork, beef, chicken and cheese. Call us today and place your order at 714-528-0110."
Sarinana's Tamale FactoryWe have new tamales on the menu: Corn tamales ( the famous "Chepos") and Chicken tamales ( with green and red sauce). - Happy Holidays 1(714) 558-8650 2218 W 5th St. Santa Ana, CA
Taco Mesa"All Tamales are fresh handmade, wrapped & steamed in banana leaves. $25 per dozen" More Info
OC Weekly has some more 2013 choices.
Everything below is from prior years but there is a good chance that these same places have the same or similar deals this year. When we confirm what deal a place has we move it up to the spot that the current year covers.
Also to eat in only Mi Casa in Costa Mesa is offering the following fall entree:
Chicken Tamale - $8.95
Grandpa's Mexican Food
Antonio'sAt La Palma/Imperial in Anaheim Hills: $21 per dozen.
Whole FoodsStick a Fork In It, Where to Buy Tamales in Orange County This Christmas, 2012 Edition
2011We're coming up on Christmastime 2011 and people already want to know where to get tamales from for the holidays. If you know of a place in Orange County that is selling tamales please leave a comment or e-mail email@example.com and I will add the information in here. Here's what we know so far.
Tamarindo TruckRead Our Interview w/ Tamarindo Truck • Call (714) 640-9371 to order
ADDITIONAL NOTE: The Bernardo Yorba Middle School is hosting a Food Truck Festival on 11/25 and TAMARINDO TRUCK will be there pre-selling holiday tamales. Best part is every purchase will help to support the award winning music program at the school. Please tell your readers to come to 5350 Fairmont Blvd in Yorba linda 4PM-9PM on Friday 11/25 and they can get some world class tamales along with all of Tamarindo's GREAT Mexican delights.
Reyna MarketWill have four different kinds of tamales. 12 for $20.
902 W McFadden Ave Santa Ana CA 92707
Rancho del ZocaloRancho del Zocalo in Disneyland is serving tamales during the holiday season. They just serve them at the restaurant, not as bulk orders, but it's a good thing to keep in mind if you are at Disneyland this time of the year. The picture above is from 2010 so the price might've changed.
Matador Cantina"Our house-made Holiday Tamales are back! Beef or chicken take-out orders only. $30 doz. Order 2 days prior to pick up. 714.871.8226" There will also be tamale entrees available to enjoy at the restaurant during the holiday season.
Sandoval FamilyNot from a restaurant but straight from a Mexican family: Chicken, red or green chile, and rajas (jalapenos, cheese, tomatoes) tamales for $13.50 a dozen. Call (909) 988-9650 to order and arrange pickups.
La Reina MarketsPork, chicken, and cheese/jalapeño Single tamale $1.39 + tax or a Dozen $14.00 + tax
Cafe MaizCafe Maiz in Mission Viejo is selling three different types of yummy tamales for $36 a dozen.
UPDATE: Cafe Maiz has closed.
- According to callmemochelle on Twitter: "The tamale lady at Sugar Plums festival at the buena park mall has them.-- pretty good size tamales!"
- Rockin' Baja at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach says: FOR DINE IN: "Celebrate the Holidays, Baja style, and enjoy our Holiday Tamal Special, which includes a chicken tamal in red sauce and jalapeno and cheese tamal, drizzled with a tomatillo sauce and Mexican crema, served with rice and beans for $10.99. Sweet lovers can finish-off their Rockin holiday dinner with our pineapple and raisin sweet tamal a la mode for $5.99. Only available until 12/30! Every Tuesday in December, you are invited to enjoy our Holiday tamale dinner special or dessert for half the price!" AND FOR TAKEOUT: "We offer delicious tamales for this holiday season. $24/ dozen: 4 Chicken Rojas (chicken in red sauce), 4 (Jalapeno Cheese), 4 Pino Pasas" (Pineapple and raisin sweet tamales). Place order 24 hours before pickup. To place an order call us at 714.892.3852."
- George's Mexican Food in Huntington Beach - Call (714) 892-5775 for details
- Cancun Fresh in Fountain Valley - Call (714) 427-0008