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Dia De Los Tamales

939 W. 18th St. (Morgan St.) Send to Phone
312-496-3057 | Order Now! | Menu
Familiar and fantastical takes on tamales from a husband and wife team.
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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual

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Dia De Los Tamales Restaurant Review

: Husband and wife team Jeni and Sam Wahl are the force behind this Pilsen tamaleria, which features a catering operation in back and a grab-and-go counter up front. Inspired by recipes of Jeni’s youth are classics, like garlicky, slow-cooked Cuban pork, though it’s the more unique, ingredient-driven ones that are getting buzz, like peanut-y coconut curry chicken and Chicago-style Italian beef with house giardiniera. Look for specials, too, like alligator-andouille jambalaya. There are sweet takes as well (watch for the comforting apple cobbler with salted blonde caramel sauce).

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