La Borinqueña Mex-icatessen

La Borinqueña Mex-icatessen

Mexican Restaurant, Burrito Place, and Grocery Store
582 7th St (at Jefferson St), Oakland, CA 94607, United States
Hours:
Open until 3:30 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–3:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.3/10

Based on 13 votes

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    Serious Eats
    "Their pork tamale with gravy is the perfect hangover food."(6 Tips)
    Paula W.
    "La Borinquena Mex-icatessen hand crafts vegetarian & vegan tamales"(2 Tips)
    Tina Tamale R.
    "traditional pork"(3 Tips)
    josh s.
    "phenomenal chips and the best chile"(3 Tips)
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  • tamales
  • vegan food
  • gluten-free food
  • green chili
  • pork
  • stew
  • potatoes
  • chicken
  • chile verde
  • fresh corn
  • tortilla chips
  • green beans
  • gravy
  • cheese
  • Serious Eats

    Their pork tamale with gravy is the perfect hangover food.

    Serious Eats · February 6
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  • Rhonda G.

    Need some pig love? Try the carnitas or the chile verde and those fabulicious lardy chips. Oinkness!

    Rhonda G · February 28, 2013
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  • Paula W.

    La Borinquena Mex-icatessen hand crafts vegetarian & vegan tamales made with fresh corn masa stone ground in-house that it will feature during Veg Week, April 15-21, 2012.

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  • josh s.

    Awesome tamales, phenomenal chips and the best chile relleno burrito in the USA. Love it!!

    josh simpson · November 11, 2011
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  • Tracey B.

    Best tamales in Oakland.

    Tracey Brown · October 27, 2011
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  • Ul C.

    Red and green tamale sauces are now gluten free

    Ul Cellars · August 17, 2011
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  • rhonda g.

    Albondingas on Mondays and Tuesdays in the fall and winter!

    rhonda gray · February 8, 2011
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  • josh s.

    I found this place for the little store and now I stop by whenever I'm in the area to buy some of their tortilla chips (best in the bay area) and a chile releno burrito. OMG this place is soooooo good Read more

    josh simpson · February 22, 2010
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  • Tina Tamale R.

    There are six different types of tamales available by special order! Including: traditional pork, red chicken w vegetables, green chicken, green chile w cheese, potato & green bean stew (vegan)& sweet Read more

    Tina Tamale Ramos · November 4, 2009
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