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Ted's Cafe Escondido

8324 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
+1 405-635-8337
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (23 reviews)
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“queso” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8324 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a group for dinner and our experience was ok - not the best ever but not the worst either. It looked like they had been very busy before we arrived but we did get seated fast in an overheated area. To be fair,...More

Thank comerharris
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

By far the best I’ve had in Oklahoma !! The food the service was superb would def come again and recommend

Thank Ardi H
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

We're so happy to be your favorite! We appreciate the kind words and recommendation and hope we'll be seeing you in again soon. Until then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We order a shrimp ceviche and was awful it had a strong sour taste. Then my tacos carbon where so so, the rice was dry and the beans tasted like out of a can. We have give this place 3 opportunities and is always bad....More

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

Thanks for coming in to give us a try! We're sorry to hear it wasn't everything you were hoping for. We appreciate you giving us a few shots, but wish that you left with a better impression. Hoe to see you again someday for a...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

While in town a friend took me here, we enjoyed a GREAT lunch and then sat around chatting for a long time. The staff was so kind and efficient. The food was very tasty and their flour tortillas are the best. I'd certainly go back...More

Thank AKtravelers22
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

We're so glad you got a taste while you were here! It's great you enjoyed your meal and had a chance to visit with your friend in the company of margaritas and Mexican food. We look forward to your next visit to the area! Take...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had the fajitas combo. Both the beef and chicken had great flavor and the beef was very tender. The fresh tortillas were also good. The regular salsa had a good flavor but not much heat. They brought out a hotter version that when combined was...More

Thank J L
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thanks for coming in for dinner! We're happy you enjoyed the fajitas and tried a few different salsas to find your favorite. Come back and see us again soon and be sure to let us know if there's anything we can do for an even...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best Ted's out of all of them! It has the best service and the best food. When you're really really truly hungry..... I mean really hungry..... you go to Ted's. The best setup on the planet. They greatly value their customers and...More

Thank revDB
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Staying overnight in town and asked for recommendation from hotel. They quickly mentioned Ted's so we called in a take out order of chips and queso. Very good! Staff was very friendly and offered extra salsa. Perfect end to a long day.More

Thank Staci D
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

We're so glad we had a part in your great experience here in Oklahoma City! It's great to hear our food was the perfect ending to your visit, and we hope to see you the next time you come through town! Unti next time, Ted's...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch for a great price here! The homemade tortillas are a must and we enjoyed that they gave us queso and salsa with chips. Our food came out very fast and was really good. Not to mention our waiter Seth was...More

Thank Emily M
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

This is wonderful to hear, Ms. Emily. So glad you loved everything from the queso and chips to your service from Seth. We'll be sure to let him know! That said, we hope to see you back here again soon. All the best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Ted's has it all. Fast and friendly food. Clean restaurant and great service. Everything is amazing and they can really get it to you in a hurry. For the most part, they do a great job of accommodating big groups too.

Thank Ebazinam
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We're just thrilled the food and service were this impressive -- what a compliment! It's truly all we could ask for knowing you've found so much to love here, and we hope to see you back again soon. Until then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The service was wonderful. As usual the chips and salsa and cheese sauce were excellent. I ordered a chicken enchilada and a pork street taco. SO GOOD!

Thank crispylettuce
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks very much for this review! Glad you loved all our complimentary items as well as your enchiladas. Hope we can see you back again soon! Cheers, Ted's Management

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Shiene M
3 January 2015|
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Response from travelingtoday | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As a former vegetarian, I've learned most places serve non-meat dishes or will easily accommodate dishes without meat. Ted's will have taco salad, tacos, burritos, tostadas all with beans as the protein. And possibly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 8324 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-635-8337
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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