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Ted's Cafe Escondido

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” (49 reviews)
“queso” (38 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 5 days ago

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 yesterday

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 1 week ago 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 4 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Bonnie C
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 12 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.

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 7 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.

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

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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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Barbara H
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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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
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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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