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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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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (51 reviews)
“queso” (39 reviews)
“sopapillas” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here many times. The food has always been good as well as the service. They have a chicken enchilada with a white sauce, I think it was called a cream sauce, that is very good. I may be a gringo, but beware of...More

Thank Keith M
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're happy to hear you enjoy it! We appreciate your review and look forward to welcoming you back for more enchiladas sometime soon. We'll hold the atomic salsa! See you around, Ted's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

They are very quick to get food out and it is always hot and tastes great. The staff is always friendly. The tortillas are my favorite.

Thank Aimee W
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing such kind remarks about all that we do! Hope you can join us for some more tasty plates and tortillas soon. Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently excellent. Servers are always very friendly, service is also very fast, I would consider this Tex-Mex food instead of authentic Mexican food, but it’s great!

Thank Christine C
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're thrilled you're a fan and look forward to your next visit. See you around, Ted's Management

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ted's is consistently great food. Make sure you go hungry because all the extras they start you with are easy to fill up on. The salsa and queso are good, nothing out of the ordinary but still very good. The tortillas are freshly made and...More

Thank W6644YXscottm
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

We always want our guests to enjoy a meal with us, so thank you for sharing how much you enjoyed our freshly-made tortillas and our entree dishes. We cannot wait to welcome you back. With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This was right next to our hotel so we thought we would stop in for lunch! Amazing they give you lots of free extras! My dad and I split something and with all the extras it was more than enough! My son had a huge...More

Thank katiekamm
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

We're so happy you stopped in for lunch! It's great to hear everyone found something they enjoyed. We look forward to welcoming you back when you return in February! Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 19 November 2017

A few of my friends like to say they don't like Ted's anymore or that it's too expensive but I'm not at all sure what they're going on about. They are always dependable and I think the prices are no higher than any other Mexican...More

Thank liabraaten
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

We really appreciate that! Your loyalty means a lot to us, and we're so glad you cant always count on a great meal. We're always willing to hear you out if you have any concerns, and we look forward to continuing to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

It seems most "authentic" Mexican restaurants are nothing more than microwave cookers. This place is amazing as the food always test fresh!

Thank WesGrinstead
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

So glad you always enjoy your meal with us! At Ted's, we're always fresh, so we hope to see you for another great meal soon. Until next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I’ve loved eating at Ted’s for years. Firstly, the restaurant on May in NW Oklahoma City, then in Broken Arrow. Now they have a branch in Norman! What can I say? Those warm flour tortillas are only one of the reasons to go to Teds’s....More

Thank Patricia D
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

We're so glad to be your most recent favorite location, Ms. Patricia! We look forward towelcoming you back for another great meal, and of course warm tortillas, soon. Until next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome Mexican restaurant. Ask for the habenero salsa and add it to the regular salsa for some fire. The atomic salsa is also a favorite. It has avacodo in it. So good. The chicken quesadilla is my favorite.

Thank Cristi R
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for this awesome note! We think you're wonderful. That's a great tip with the salsa! It's delish. Hope to see you for another meal soon! With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Have eaten at several different Ted's locations over the past year and have enjoyed the food. Very decent tex-mex food. Definitely above average in this. Category.

Thank Kay N
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Ms. Kay, thanks so much for your kind words. Anytime we get to see you, it's a pleasure. Always ready to go above and beyond for you! Hope to see you soon for another meal. With heart, Ted's Management

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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Maybe for kids but it's very good Mexican food.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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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