Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Do you use lard in your tamales?

Our tamales are lard and gluten-free. They are also made with organic non-GMO masa.

Are some spicier than others?

One of our customers calls them “Goldilocks tamales.”    We like that description– not too hot and not too mild. One note. Our chile and cheese tamales are filled with poblanos and now and then have a bit more heat than our other flavors. 

Where can we pick up our order?

During Fiesta season, tamale orders may be picked up at the SB Chamber of Commerce offices. Pick up days are listed on the tamale order form.

Are any of your tamales vegan?

Our farmers’ market tamale is vegan. We also create off the menu vegan tamales when requested by our tamale party bike customers. 

Do you have a catering service?

Yes, we do. Our new party bike is a lot of fun. Customers like that we’ll bring the bike free of charge with a minimum order of tamales.

What tamale flavors do you offer?

Our tamale flavors change throughout the year. However, we always have both meat and non-meat tamales on our menu. Chicken and pork are our two most popular tamales, so we make sure to have those available.

How long will frozen tamales keep?

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Can we order salsa or side dishes?

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What is your delivery area?

Our delivery range is between Carpinteria and Goleta.

Where can we taste your tamales?

Throughout the year, our tamales are served at a variety of public events. Our next one is during Fiesta, when the tamale party bike will be at Los Dignatarios on August 2nd. Our online calendar provides a listing of other upcoming public events.