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Ted's Cafe Escondido

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
+1 405-307-8337
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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okc
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ted's is on of the finest Mexican Food Restaurants to be found in Oklahoma. Service is excellent, setup is very good with special chips. Food is always well prepared and served hot. Good luck on saving room for desert.

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Thank garyf431
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Gary, this is the finest review we've ever seen, by far. It's great to see that you always have a fun time here. We can't wait to see you back, whether it's for the set-up or for the sopapillas. With heart, Ted's Management More 

Heartland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Ted's chicken enchiladas, and decided to stop and order a take out lunch on my way home from running errands. When I said I wanted to place an order, I was asked to take a seat in the waiting area and the host would send someone my way to take the order. Twenty-five minutes later, I was still... More 

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Thank happyjak
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear about the wait to take your order. It sounds like there may have been a miscommunication about your order, especially since we usually get to-go orders over the phone. We're going to let our staff know about this and make sure that it doesn't happen again. Thank you! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Catoosa, United States
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Teds. You never leave hungry and the prices are excellent! Chips galore along with endless salsa! LOVE IT!

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Thank Michael M
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that we've left such an impression, Michael! Thank you for giving us a chance, and we hope to see you again soon. With heart, Ted's Management More 

Chickasha, Oklahoma
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Mexican restaurant is good I like the salsa. That is a good way to tell if it is good or not by the salsa very nice wait staff and good food would recommend to friends and family

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Thank bruce p
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that our salsa won you over, Bruce! Thanks so much for your enthusiastic recommendation, and we hope you'll come back and see us again soon. With heart, Ted's Management More 

Juiz de Fora, MG
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, large portions. Fantastics waiters. Great price!!! I recommend a visit! I hope back soon

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Thank AndersonMancebo
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Anderson, this was short, but very sweet. Thank you for your recommendation! We can't wait to see you back for lots of delicious treats in the future. With heart, Ted's Management More 

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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ted's is good food. I really love their atomic salsa! I always get the fajitas. They are some of the best around. You will enjoy it!

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Thank Kelly S
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Kelly, you can't go wrong with that atomic salsa or the fajitas! It sounds like both of those are excellent choices. We appreciate your support, and we can't wait to see you back again soon! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic Tex-Mex. If dining in, be prepared to cool your heels....this place can pack out on a weekend. Their call-in-take-home service is top notch......take home has a a entire prep area with a dedicated staff who will take care of our take-home as if they were your Granny sending you home with left-overs from Thanksgiving. This is the Tex-Mex center... More 

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Thank Sorbie2016
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We're sorry about the wait, but it's exciting to hear that you always love our food! To hear that it's exactly as if we were "your Granny sending you home with leftovers" filled us with pride. We can't wait to see you back for more delicious treats! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Sherwood, Arkansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait 30 minutes for a table. The cheese dip and salsa was complimentary and all you wanted. Food and service was good.

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Thank pdprock
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Sorry about the wait! It sounds like you had a fun time once you got seated though, and that makes us happy. We can't wait to see you back for more cheese dip and salsa in 2017! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Brunswick, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here the day after Christmas on our way back home. They were slammed, but we lucked out in getting a table for two. I had only ever eaten at the original Teds in OKC and that was many years ago. I had no idea they had branched out, but the same quality and service was here. The waitstaff was... More 

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Thank DisplacedOkie
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We're excited that you still came by for a treat! Thanks for thinking of us even all these years later -- it's wonderful to hear that it was all just as great as you remember. We can't wait to see you back for more delicious dishes in the future! With heart, Ted's Management More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good and our server was great. We are the combination fajitas. I thought they were good and the wife said because the Ky used brisket it is not fajita..... Nice place to eat when you are missing south Texas.

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Thank Dean C
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Dean, it's wonderful to see that we reminded you of home! We hope that you and your wife had a great time. Can't wait to see you back again soon! With heart, Ted's Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-307-8337
Description
Serving friend and family a delicious meal in your home is deeply embedded in Mexican culture. With that in mind, Ted Curtis, our founder, set out to create a welcoming restaurant inspired by that experience. We are rooted in serving the best Mexican food, made from the freshest premium-quality ingredients, served with unsurpassed hospitality. Since the first Ted's Café Escondido restaurant opened in 1991, we have stayed true to these founding principles, without compromise. At Ted's, you are not just a customer, but our guest. We strive to make each of our guests feel welcome and special. We are passionate about continuing to prepare our fresh delicious food daily, by hand. We are dedicated to serving you with humility and heart. Our goal is to exceed your expectations on each and every visit!

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