• Exterior, entrance
  • Colorful dish and drinks
  • Two cocktails and a black skull
  • Figurines, skeletal mariachi
  • Miniature figurines
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Our story

Tamales...A Mexican Joint is a cornerstone in the Highland Park community and has been recognized for its outstanding Mexican cuisine, excellent service, and friendly staff. Our Mexican restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

About us

Nestled on Central Avenue in Downtown Highland Park is Tamales...A Mexican Joint. Tamales...A Mexican Joint is well known for having some of the best Mexican Food and Margaritas on the North Shore. The ingredients are always fresh, well prepared and presented in unique ways. The atmosphere is relaxed, casual, and both couple, adult and family friendly. Our staff will go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure your dining experience is just right.