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This Bronx Restaurant Serves A Flamin’ Cheetos Tamale That Will Rock Your World

Caitlin Horsfield Caitlin Horsfield

This Bronx Restaurant Serves A Flamin’ Cheetos Tamale That Will Rock Your World
City Tamale specializes in making authentic Mexican tamales (and some with a twist) in the heart of the Bronx.

City Tamale opened in 2016 and has been serving hungry New Yorkers a selection of tamales and other classic Mexican dishes ever since. They even have vegan options, salads, and smoothies. Of course, the highlight of the menu is the tamales themselves.

For those that don’t know, tamales are a traditional dish made with dough or masa, stuffed with meat, cheese, and veggies. It is then steamed in a corn husk-which can be eaten or discarded- and voilà, a delicious and filling breakfast, lunch or dinner treat is made. Among some of the flavors on the menu are:

The Turkey Tamale with Mole Pablano.
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
The Pumpkin Tamale (seasonal).
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
And the spectacular Flamin’ Cheetos Tamale.
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
They’ve even got an Oreo Tamale!
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
Just look at ’em all together there.
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
How loud can you say “yum”?!
photo: @citytamale via Instagram
photo: @citytamale via Instagram

At $2.25 a piece, or three for $6 it’s well worth it to try a few!

Address: 1316 Oak Point Avenue, Bronx

HoursMonday- Friday 5am–5pm, Saturday 7am–3pm, Sunday closed

For more information, you can check out their website.