Real Food Traveler

Thank you for the kind review Real Food Traveler!  "Soltero is one of those folks you like to see succeed. He’s involved in Portland’s strong Latino community from several directions. He donated a portion of their [...]

The Examiner Says It’s Patio Time at Tamale Boy!

The patio is shady in the late afternoon as the sun sets. There are patio umbrellas to hide under when the sun is high. It's a great place for children to play, for people to [...]

JupiterPDX Features Tamale Boy!

"Experience PDX – Tamale Boy Food Cart & Restaurant. Portland's favorite food truck opened up their first brick & mortar featuring gluten, dairy and GMO free tamales." Read the Full Story

Eater PDX Shows Off the Inside of Tamale Boy’s Brick & Mortar

"Here now, a look inside the 35-seat space: Los Angeles-based artist Steven Lopez just wrapped up work on the sprawling dining-room mural, which depicts the Mayan goddess Mayahuel, and after ordering at the counter (whose overhead menu [...]

Hot! Hot! Hot! Eater PDX Heatmap Lists Tamale Boy As #3

"After years operating a mobile food cart and catering company (under the name Mayahuel Catering), Jaime "Tamale Boy" Soltero has opened a brick-and-mortar tamale spot serving both banana leaf and cornhusk tamales. The menu keeps [...]

Jen Tells All $2 Bill Hoarders to Head to Tamale Boy

"Note to $2 bill hoarders: if you need somewhere to offload them, this is it—mini versions of all tamales are $2, sweet tamales are $2, sides of frijoles puercos and esquites are $2, and the [...]

Food Carts Portland Shares Our New B & M Location

We may have a brick and mortar restaurant now, but Tamale Boy won't ever forget its roots! Our food truck is still up and running on a regular schedule. Here, Portland Food Carts shares the [...]

The Examiner Says Our Local Ingredients Enhances Tamale Boy’s Food

  "Tamale Boy pays attention to what is good for you. Many ingredients are locally sourced. Some are marked gluten free and others, Vegan. This isn't the standard fatty Mexican-American fare you are used to. [...]

The Oregonian Mentions Our New Brick & Mortar

  Thank you, Oregonian! We are so proud of our new brick and mortar and are so happy to be a part of the Woodlawn neighborhood. Read the Full Story

Star News Announces Our Grand Opening in Woodlawn

We hope to be the bright new star of Portland's Woodlawn neighborhood. Read about our grand opening here : Read the Full Story

Foodable TV Thinks We’re HOT!

According to Foodable TV, we're a recipe for success. Why, thanks guys! We're so glad you came to visit us. Read the Full Story

Portland Business Journal Introduces Tamale Boy to PDX

Staff reporter, Wendy Culverwell of the Portland Business Journal, shares news of Tamale Boy's location in NE Portland. Read the Full Story