The front page of La Indiana Tamales’ website proclaims that it’s "The Best Kept Secret In Los Angeles" - a phrase that’s almost tongue-in-cheek at this point. Because as the lines wrapped outside of this 40-year-old Boyle Heights spot will tell you, this is one of the most popular tamale shops in town. We love their pork and elote tamales, but you can’t really go wrong with anything on their menu. Tip: Order ahead and skip the lines.
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