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Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton

3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
+1 580-699-8337
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (24 reviews)
“sopapillas” (19 reviews)
“queso” (26 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner with the kids the wife wanted Teds. I got a Tastada plate which I didn't like. I usually get a burrito when eating mexican but theirs is a foot long I wasn't that hungry they need a smaller one I didn't want...More

Thank sloopjonb69
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming in! We're happy to hear your family wanted to give us a try for dinner, but we're sorry that you weren't completely satisfied with your experience. If you have any questions about the menu in the future, don't hesitate to ask your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came as a family of 7+2 children for our soldier’s graduation from Ft Sill. We chose this restaurant as an alternative to a chain. We were seated quickly and the service was friendly. We ordered an array of choices from the menu and each...More

Thank Chrismo814
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so happy we could be a part of such a special celebration! It's great to hear you enjoyed yourselves and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We're happy everyone found something from the menu they enjoyed, and we look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had was excellent! Will definitely return! David was a great waiter! Good atmosphere!!

Thank Ansuth
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's so great to hear you enjoyed everything! We're happy David took good care of you and that you were a fan of the restaurant itself, too. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon! See you then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner with family from North Carolina. Food was hot, fresh & served at great pace. Love the chips & cheese sauce, as well as the sopapillas.

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

We're so glad you're a fan of everything! It's great to hear everyone enjoyed their meal, especially since your family was all the way from North Carolina. Come back and see us again soon! Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here and the food was really good. Price was good. The service was awesome. If I'm ever back in the area again I would eat here.

Thank Kimberly V
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed everything! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you're in the area. See you then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I really wish we had this gorgeous restaurant back East! I am so happy we stopped here for dinner. The decor superb, the service more so. Our server Brian was absolutely everything one wants in service. I believe the training is impeccable but he had...More

Thank JoJo-OIB
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We're so glad you stopped in while you were in town! It's great to hear you were impressed with everything from the atmosphere to the food itself, and that Brian took such great care of you -- we'll be sure to let him know you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere with great decorations. The service was a notch above average. The food, however, was between average and poor. One of the meals was just about average for Mexican food, but the other one had absolutely no flavor at all....More

Thank Herbert E
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for coming by, Herb, and while we're glad you were a fan of our atmosphere, it's disappointing you found the carne asada dish to be at all flavorless. We're known for our delicious and fresh food, so we hope you'll give us another...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Loved their complimentary fresh tortillas and queso! The waiter was very attentive and though we dined during the busy lunch hour we were seated and served quickly. The food was good though have a few other Mexican Places that are rated Great!

Thank jam1958ada
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We're all about fresh flavors, so it's great to know you so enjoyed the tortillas and queso. What's more, I'm glad you were pleased with our friendly and attentive service. I hope that means we'll get to serve you again soon! Until then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I had eaten at the original Ted's in OKC about 7 years ago so when I found myself in Lawton from San Antonio I wanted to see how it was here. We were not disappointed! Salsa, chips, queso, tortillas, sopapillas all complimentary were amazing and...More

Thank karla78253
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

We're thrilled you got your fill of delicious Mexican food with us, Ms. Karla! You can count on us for an authentic dish and friendly service. Thanks for the kind words and wonderful rating, and we hope you make it back our way for more...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

The place was excellent! As soon as a table was empty it was immediately cleaned and floor swept. There was complimentary caeso, salsa, chops, both crispy and soft tortillas, and sopapillas. Our dinners were piping jot and fresh. The rice goos, the beans creamy and...More

Thank Eileen P
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

So glad you had a great meal! We appreciate you coming in and taking the time to leave a review about your experience. We're happy you enjoyed your food and the complimentary items, and we hope you'll be back our way again soon! Until then,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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: 3807 NW Cache Rd, Lawton, OK 73505-3722
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Lawton
  • Phone Number: +1 580-699-8337
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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