San Antonio's Best Spots to Score Tamales by the Dozen 

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From surprise snowfall to miniature Christmas trees, December has been pretty unpredictable in San Antonio. But if there's one thing that's remained true every winter, it's that San Antonians love to eat flavorful tamales, and usually by the dozen. Here we have a list of 20 San Antonio restaurants, tortillerias and molinos that specialize in tamales, whether you want to dine in or take home a dozen to abuela.
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Mimi’s Barbacoa and Tamales Y Mas
1901 Cincinnati Ave., (210) 731-9977, Facebook

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Adelita Tamales & Tortilla Factory
1130 Fresno, (210) 733-5352, adelitatamales.com

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B & B Tamales and Food To Go
866 W. Mayfield Blvd., (210) 921-0847

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Ruben’s Homemade Tamales
1807 Rigsby Ave., (210) 337-0025, Facebook

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Rios Barbacoa
Multiple locations, Facebook

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Martinez Barbacoa Y Tamales
728 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 734-6621, Facebook

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Tellez Tamales & Barbacoa
1737 S. General McMullen Drive, (210) 433-1367, Facebook

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La Luz Tortilla Factory
4120 Blanco Road, (210) 734-8523, Facebook

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La Hacienda Products
6421 Blanco Road, (210) 377-0808, lahaciendaproducts.com

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La Monita Tortilleria Factory
3202 Guadalupe St., (210) 432-0332, Facebook

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Victoria Tamale Factory
737 Division Ave., (210) 922-5274

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La Unica Barbacoa & Homestyle Tamales
501 Porter St., (210) 534-0180

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Del Rio Tamale & Tortilla Factory
1402 Gillette Blvd., (210) 922-4810, delriotortillas.com

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Toña’s Tamales
Dolorosa Street, (210) 714-0003, tonastamales.com

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Chela’s Tacos
5231 Broadway St #117, (210) 535-7340, chelas-tacos.com

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Tamalitos Caffe
1716 Blanco Road, (210) 465-9730

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Tamahli
314 Spencer Lane, (210) 549-2591, tamahli.com

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Granny’s Tamales San Antonio
8116 Fredericksburg Road, (361) 903-2823, Facebook

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Chilito’s Express
8802 Huebner Road, (210) 468-2400, chilitosexpress.com

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Any Abuela’s House
It doesn’t even have to be your abuela. Just find any abuela.

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Mimi’s Barbacoa and Tamales Y Mas
1901 Cincinnati Ave., (210) 731-9977, Facebook

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