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Ted's Cafe Escondido

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
5301 Main St, Suite 117, Del City, OK 73115-5506
+1 405-813-8337
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (24 reviews)
“queso” (22 reviews)
“sopapillas” (6 reviews)
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10:45 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5301 Main St, Suite 117, Del City, OK 73115-5506
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pulled in between appts to enjoy a filled lunch and, great atmosphere. David was my waiter and was very helpful. Food and service excellent as always.. excellent, service and entire staff very nice. Again can't say enuf about my waiter. B4 leaving he pulled out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Larry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tip from a friend of mine to try this place as he was stationed at Tinker AF base years ago.I was visiting from Arizona so my friend and I stopped in here for lunch before she dropped me off at the airport. Food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner while passing through OKC. Meal was very good. Salsa and chips were outstanding. Meal was also really tasty. Ate at bar and only reason not giving 5 stars is that bartender was pushing drinks on us to drive up tab.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hungryyak
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Mexican food is one of my favorite types of food. I grew up in Texas and it was hard to find anywhere that doesn’t have Mexican restaurants. Of all of the places that I’ve been Ted’s Cafe Escondido is by far the best. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lanemcannon
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for supper approx 5:30 on a Friday . The pace was fairly full and the noise level was high. Our waitress took our orders I ordered a negra modelo and water to drink . After a bit she came back with a beer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Larry J
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have heard lots of good things about Ted's from lots of people. This location looks fairly new, it was the closest to my location without getting in a lot of traffic in OKC. Overall, good Mexican and I eat Mexican everywhere my travels take...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David J
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We're excited to learn we impressed a Mexican food lover like yourself with our made from scratch dishes! Thanks for letting us know we lived up to your high expectations, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My favorite part about Ted's was that they bring hot, fresh, made from scratch tortillas to your table as an appetizer. If I would have known that I wouldn't have ordered such a big meal! I accidentally filled up on the yummy tortillas!! :) I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ellie R
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We're delighted you're always impressed with our complimentary tortillas and queso setup! It's okay if you were unable to finish your burrito -- we're sure your effort was valiant, and leftovers are never a bad thing. All of our meals are customizable, too, so we...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Really Fun place to be, well it was for me and my family. we had a blast with our waiter he join in on the fun with us 1st he was not sure how to take us then he jumped right on in, and said...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JMmhs
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

We loved serving you and your family, and we're so happy you all had a great time. We hope to welcome you back for another scratch-made meal with a side of fun! Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We were meeting for lunch with old friends and chips and salsa allow a lit of talk before you really dig in for the meal. I had chicken quesadilla s and they were stuffed full of the good stuff. A OKC must. Ted's setscthe standardsMore

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank plivingston
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

It's wonderful that you chose us to host your special gathering. It's great you enjoyed our complimentary setup and started your meal on the right note. Great choice on the chicken quesadillas, too -- a classic! We're already looking forward to welcoming you back soon....More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I placed a carryout order for lunch for a taco salad and got way more than just a salad! The service was outstanding! A pleasant greeting with a smile, my order was gathered at warp speed with effort to keep hot items hot and cold...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Alyssa W
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

We're so glad you experience exceeded expectations! We're always here to welcome you, whether it's for a take-out order or to dine in. We appreciate all the kind words, and we hope we'll be seeing you again sometime soon. Until next time, Ted's Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 8:30 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 Main St, Suite 117, Del City, OK 73115-5506
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Del City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-813-8337
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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