Celebrating 63 years in business
Founded by Jesse Contreras in 1958, the family-owned business has been a landmark on Webster Street in downtown Waco for 63 years. Now owned by Jesse’s wife, Esther. Her daughter Alicia Rodriguez and grandson Santos Rodriguez Jr. manage daily operations. The team at Jesse’s prides itself on homemade chips and salsa, tamales and taco and chalupa shells. The corn tortillas are made from scratch daily. Tamales are sold year-round and are very popular so be sure to order early for Christmas. Choose between chicken, pork or spicy pork. Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., stop by for fresh chips, salsa, corn tortillas and tamales. The Jesse’s team is proud to be a family-owned business and consecutive Best of Waco winner.
Jesse’s Tortilla Factory
1226 Webster Avenue
Best of Waco Winner
Tortillas, 2015-2019; Tamales, 2015-2019