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Ted's Cafe Escondido

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
+1 405-307-8337
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (60 reviews)
“queso” (47 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you been one you been to them all. Its so so Tex Mex Service is good food is average. If you have time search out of the local Mexican restaurants.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jude W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has frequented Ted’s for a few years now and we have always received great service and food!!! Take friends, family or business acquaintances, it’s a guaranteed winner!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Gr8tful3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Growing up, Teds was a hotspot for our family when we traveled to the OKC area. 20 years later, it’s just not the same. WHAT I LIKE: 5 stars to their setup! It is one of the best in the area if that’s what your...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank danaredden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Escondido Especial Four of your favorites in one meal! Start with a chicken, ground beef or shredded beef taco (crispy corn or soft flour tortilla), served with a side of our Always-Fresh Guacamole! Next we’ll serve you a cheese enchilada with chili con carne, a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank skeetr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is popular with locals which is always a good sign and had a high TA rating. What really sold us is the proximity to our hotel, the Comfort Inn only 2 blocks away. There was a short wait but friendly and attentive service....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jodat2014
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Flexible menu with all the standard Mexican selections. Coolest part is you get queso and fresh tortillas along with the chips and salsa, as well as a free sopapilla for dessert. Wow! Tortilla soup was very good; it's broth-based. Pork was the best of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank COBlueSky
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You will not be lacking for food when you eat at Ted's. Before we even got our main course, we had chips with queso and salsa and tortillas with pickled veggies...all at no extra cost.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jbestrogers
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I had some of the BEST beef enchiladas to ever tickle my taste buds. Service was great, even for a large group like ours. Oh, and ask for Jamie as your server! She’s GREAT!!!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DayTrip656617
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

So happy to hear you're such a fan of our made from scratch enchiladas! We make all our food fresh every day to give you an exceptional experience, so we look forward to welcoming you back for another delicious meal sometime soon. Until then, Ted's...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My family went to Teds for dinner, they told us it would be a 35 min wait which was fine since it was a Friday night. We were seated 37 minutes later and had a great server, I think his name was Cameron. He was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chelle1313
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

It was great having you and your family in for dinner! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your made from scratch Mexican food and had a good time with Cameron -- we'll be sure to let him know. Looking forward to welcoming you back for...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

While the service rendered to my group of 7 by German and his sidekick Tim was 5-star, the quality of my order of spinach quesadillas was terrible. I'm speaking personally for my order and not for any other members of my group. I hadn't eaten...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Barbara B
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

While we're happy you finally made your way back, we're sorry to hear you were disappointed in your spinach quesadillas. We take quality just as seriously as we do service, and we make all our food from scratch every day in order to ensure a...More

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Barbara H
22 January 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Maybe for kids but it's very good Mexican food.
Barbara H
22 January 2017|
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Response from Dee H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. the list is small on the Adult menu and a few on the child's menu. They offer various types of salads that good and plentiful. I have found if you go to Ethnic restaurant and you are not a fan of that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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: 700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-307-8337
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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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