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Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
+1 580-699-8337
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (27 reviews)
“queso” (28 reviews)
“sopapillas” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and homemade. The drinks are amazing. I ordered food to go and it is always great. They make sure you have everything you need. The pruces are very reasonable.

Thank theresaalexander61
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The service is always great and food is some of the best for chain restaurants. Their Margarita’s are delicious and the chips and salsa with free queso and relish along with tortillas make this a favorite among my employees. This Teds is in a parking...More

Thank 182p
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to Ted’s in Lawton last night and it was the worse service we’ve ever had!!! The waiter was lost the whole time! Another waiter had to get our drinks and set up, the supervisor for the night ( well I...More

Thank Bronchos87
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a great place to eat. Staff is very friendly . You get complimentary fresh made flour tortillas along with cheese and salsa and if that wasn't enough you also get complimentary sopapillas. Food has great flavor. Joshua was our server and he was...More

Thank normatorres99
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Service is pretty good. Nice and friendly staff. Food could have been a bit fresher, easy to tell our plates were left under a warmer of some sort. Restaurant is always clean and upbeat.

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here today for a late lunch. Had heard a lot of hype over the years which was not grounded in fact after dining today. Quest so so and salsa completely lacking in flavor. My wife’s steak carbon had zero flavor and my pork tostado...More

Thank vadtrav62
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for giving us a try! While we're happy you had heard great things and decided to see for yourself, we're sorry you were disappointed in your experience. We make all of our food from scratch every day in order to give you fresh...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on a Friday around 12:30. Busy..waited 5 minutes for table of 4. Host was friendly and talkative. Server was to our table promptly. Salsa was ok..cheese was cold and one serving had a tomato that had been dropped into it. Beef...More

Thank John P
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks for coming by for lunch! While we're happy you were impressed with our hard-working team, we're sorry to hear your meal didn't make the same impression. We make all our food from scratch every day, allowing us to customize almost any meal to your...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

So forget the baskets of chips and salsa and the free donuts after meal. Focusing on the main dish, our meals were average and a bit under cooked, The service and drinks were good and a nice clean place. Overall reminded me of the old...More

Thank 593sc
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This isn't your typical Tex-Mex. This place goes above and beyond on free appetizers and dessert. The price is amazingly inexpensive and the quality is good. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was very nice.More

Thank M6322KOjamesc
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

So happy you enjoy coming by! We're glad you're a fan of our complimentary setup and dessert, as well as the made from scratch entrees. We take both quality and customer service very seriously and look forward to showing you an even better experience the...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food with amazing service. The complimentary chips, salsa, queso and tortillas were so good. Everything was delicious!More

Thank Omegabud
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We're glad you were a fan of our made from scratch Mexican food and fresh salsas and tortillas in the complimentary setup, and we're so happy you were more than impressed with our team as well. Can't wait to have you back for another great...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Lawton
  • Phone Number: +1 580-699-8337
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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