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Tamales Kitchen

12 South Street | Unit 1 Gosport Bus Station, Gosport PO12 1ES, England
+44 23 9217 0208
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (43 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
“amazing food” (13 reviews)
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
12 South Street | Unit 1 Gosport Bus Station, Gosport PO12 1ES, England
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. Good food and a varied choice of meals and snacks. Perfect for a weekday lunch.

Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Wow. Visited here with my girlfriend. Nothing superficial about this place. Just authentic, great tasting food made with love & care. Will be returning as often as I can. 5*

1  Thank Steves_feeds
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing. Went with my son full of beef, great flavours. Will definitely be going again. Lots of new things to try judging by the smells we will be working our way down the menu.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My son had a scampi po boy and loved it. It had loads of scampi and slaw with pickled red onion. He is normally quite picky but he ate the lot. I had a pulled park baguette with chilli. It was really nice. The coffee...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

TK's Snax is a Caribbean food specialist café. It's not much to look at, attached as it is to the bus station by the Gosport ferry terminal. But the owner does a brilliant job at delivering good quality food at very low prices. He uses...More

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Slowly trying the menu, and today we had the patties and the chilli and cheese pie. Fabulous. The patties were crisply help in delicious flavoured pastry, and the fillings were a true taste of the Caribbean. The chilli and cheese pies, were encased in lovely...More

Thank markgosport
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for some time and love the food especially the pulled pork bun, this however is the first time in quite a while I have visited due to working away and I was quite disappointed in the size of the bun,...More

Thank Shane V
Martenh, Owner at Tamales Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Hya Shane The Bun sizes are down to the suppliers, we buy our buns from 3 different suppliers, But you still get the same weight of Pork in the Bun we serve up around a 150grm (5oz) portion for 4.00 which is very good value....More

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

If you've not eaten here you're missing out. Not only are the staff helpful and friendly the food is out of this world. I can honestly say you can taste the effort, time and love that goes into the dishes at TK Snax. It's a...More

Thank Hannahjl81
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Wow. What can I say? Menu is outstanding, staff are even better. We asked to try the widow maker sauce. More than happy to let us try it. Reggae music quietly playin in background. People find this gem and eat here. As the waitress said...More

Thank mike h
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Out shopping for the day and wanted some lunch but not the usual pub grub or fast food. Then remembered TK Snax. Very glad we went in. Prices were very good and the food was amazing. All cooked fresh and very filling and generous portions....More

Thank Stephen B
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Questions & Answers
23 December 2017|
Response from Kareem E | Property representative |
Hello, We are open between 10am -10pm Tuesday to Saturday and 5pm -10 pm on Sunday
Dave W
23 October 2016|
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Response from Nicky484 | Reviewed this property |
It is behind the bus station and ferry ticket office. As you walk towards the ferry from the high street, go past the ferry ticket building and if you look right it's just there.
24 January 2015|
Response from Martenh | Property representative |
Hya thanks for showing interest in our little diner. We have several dishes suitable for people who require Gluten Free food. Our Tamales are made from Corn Dough so contain no flour, Nachos and Tacos are also made from corn... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 South Street | Unit 1 Gosport Bus Station, Gosport PO12 1ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Gosport
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9217 0208
  • E-mail
Authentic Mexican, Caribbean and other cultural food as well as English Cafe favourites. Food available to eat in or take away. Based in Gosport, Hampshire.
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