1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 427-0654
Steamed Oaxacan tamales feature slow-roasted pork, poblano peppers and Mexican crema.
High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336
Delta-style tamales are made with masa and roasted pork and served in a corn husk.
872 Harrison Ave., (504) 289-1032
Ground beef tamales come in a steamed masa shell.
5080 Pontchartrain Blvd., (504) 885-5555
Steamed tamales stuffed with slow-cooked Duroc pork are served with sweet pepper tomatillo sauce, date, cashew and banana chutney and Salvadoran crema.
1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 324-6020
Delta-style corn tamales are topped with thick crawfish gravy, feta cheese and olives.