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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
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (60 reviews)
“queso” (47 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM 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 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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, excellent food! Staff is friendly, they are always crazy crowded but well worth the wait.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Bonnie C
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Ms. Bonnie, you're awesome! Thanks for this review. So glad you're a fan of what we do here. From the service to the meal, so glad to be worth the wait. With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed with Teds. Great value for the price. Salsa was fresh and good tasting cheese sauce dip fresh chips. Good desert included with meal. Fresh flour tortilla. Has a great gluten free menu.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank RANDY S
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Mr. Randy, we're pleased it's always a great time! We never want to disappoint -- sounds like were making the grade. Happy to provide some good gluten free options. Thanks so much for your visit! With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food is fantastic, the service is unmatched anywhere. The value is outstanding. When relatives come visit this is the most requested restaurant to visit, at least once, more often than not, twice.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Doug M
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Mr. Doug, thanks for leaving us some feedback! We're pleased everything was so top notch -- your recommendation means the most. With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We recently dined at Ted's for lunch. My husband and I split a lunch of two tamales and added a side of black beans. With the complimentary chips, salsas and homemade tortillas, we were stuffed! Then the waiter came by with complimentary sopapillas - he...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank GAscrapper
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for coming in to dine with us! We loved having you all. Those complimentary snacks are the best, and we're glad you all enjoyed your meal so much. Love to see you again soon! With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Never disappointed with the food or the service. Plenty to eat and reasonable prices. Family friendly.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank LAURIE D
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Ms. Laurie, thanks for the support. We love having you here! We're pleased the variety is plentiful and the service friendly. Love to see you soon, Ted's Management

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Of all the Mexican food places in Norman, my wife raves about their salsa. Service is topnotch and we have it on our regular food rotation.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank davidscalf
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

If she raves about it, we're doing something right! Thanks for coming in to see us. We love having you all here. Happy to keep things top notch! Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is located along the I-35 frontage road, easy to get in and out of. Visited for an early lunch on a Sunday. No wait when we arrived but long line when we left. Chips and salsa are brought to the table, waiter even asked...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bdbanshee
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks so much for coming in for lunch. We appreciate you stopping by! It sounds like the visit was a great one. Though we're bummed to hear that the fajitas weren't quite as flavorful as we would have hoped, we hope you'll stop by again...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Not only was the service spectacular. The food was amazing and plentiful. The only complaint I had was I left with a too full stomach.lol

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Marie K
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Ms. Marie, this is what we want to hear every single time. Thanks so much for these kind words. We already can't wait for your next visit. Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Had a group of 10 for dinner last night. Wait was about 20 minutes, staff were very friendly and attentive. Jake was our server and did an absolute awesome job taking care of us. Food came out quick, hot and correct. One of our favorite...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JamesA805
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Mr. James, it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your meal here! We can't wait to see you back again soon. 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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