Fleury of Wings
5339 Franklin Ave., (504) 302-9675
Formerly Merlin's, the same family recipe lives on here.
& Meat Market
3708 Derbigny St., Metairie, (504) 833-1390
Tamales are available by the half-dozen or in a po-boy.
High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336
A Delta-style tamale is bigger and leaner than the local model.
4709 S. Carrollton Ave., phone n.a.
At the former home of Manuel's, this shop offers a version of the old favorite.
216 Hammond Hwy., Metairie, (504) 831-1248
Tamales are an unexpected find amid seafood and pizza.