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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (23 reviews)
“queso” (20 reviews)
“sopapillas” (5 reviews)
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10:45 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5301 Main St, Suite 117, Del City, OK 73115-5506
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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

Thank David J
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Ellie R
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Thank JMmhs
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Thank plivingston
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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

Reviewed 8 May 2018

I eat at any Ted's if I'm in the vicinity of one. In Tulsa, Edmond, Oklahoma City, or Midwest/Del City. They are all excellent from food to service to portions.

Thank 396mikab
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

We're delighted that you love our made from scratch Mexican food. Thank you so much for the excellent recommendation. See you next time! Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Had beef & chicken fajitas. Plenty for two with single order. Unlimited chips, salsa, and queso. Great service. Wish there was one in Arizona!More

Thank Granny_Annie327
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks for coming in! We're happy to hear you were impressed with the fajitas and complimentary setup of chips, salsa, queso, homemade flour tortillas, spicy atomic salsa, and vegetable relish. We hope you'll be back to see us the next time you're in the area....More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

We have eaten at Teds many times over the years and we have always enjoyed the food and the service. Today, for the first time, we visited the Del City location. Today, the service was not very good at all! I waited more than 15...More

Thank techinstructor
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

While we're happy you decided to give our location a try, we're sorry to hear things did not meet your expectations. As you know, we take customer service very seriously at Ted's, and we apologize if that's not the impression you received. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

I wasn't expecting much but when my friends told me it was really good and wanted me to try it.They start you off with chips, queso, and salsa. All are good and since everybody gets their own bowl, you can mix sauces and double dip....More

Thank JocelynMartinez
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for coming in and taking the time to leave a review, Ms. Martinez! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and loved to complimentary set-up. We hope to welcome you back again soon for more of our famous fajitas and homemade tortillas! Best,...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

I've enjoyed eating here before when I was in town but was really disappointed this time. Fish tacos had a ton of lettuce (I subbed lettuce cos I don't eat cabbage) and a tiny piece of fish the size of a quarter. I was floored....More

Thank DiAnna_7545
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks for coming in for a meal. While we're glad you've had positive experiences in the past, we're sorry to hear you were less impressed with your tacos this time. We take quality very seriously and want you to enjoy your meal every time. If...More

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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