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Ted's Cafe Escondido

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Soups
2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
+1 405-848-8337
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (137 reviews)
“queso” (131 reviews)
“sopapillas” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
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1 - 10 of 893 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was excellent and the menu has wide selection to suit all tastes. We were taken there by friends on a strong recommendation and were not disappointed. One of the best Mexican restaurants we have dined in on our travels Highly Recommended

Thank LuxuryLoverWA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time in Oklahoma City and a local recommended this eatery. It was lively, colorful, fun and had good Mexican music. With the wonderfully thin and chrisp chips came salsa and Queso. I ordered a vege quesadilla ($9.99) which was the best...More

Thank Alicia N
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're thrilled we could help welcome you to OKC! It's great to hear the recommendation did not disappoint. We hope to see you again sometime for the best quesadilla you've ever had! See you next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling across the country, we used Trip Advisor and other sites to find good Tex Mex food off of Interstate I40. Ted's was highly recommended on a number of websites. We were very pleased with the taste of the food, and the excellent service. We...More

Thank Chery805
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so happy we could make an impression on your visit! It's great to hear you enjoyed your meals and all the complimentary appetizers, and that you did not leave hungry! We're happy you found us, and we hope to see you again the next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teds is always a good Mexican restaurant for meeting larger groups of people. Holidays or just meeting friends out on a Friday night it’s never a bad idea.

Thank speedie1973
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you always enjoy stopping in, no matter the occasion! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really good when they just had the once location in Oklahoma City. But when they started opening numerous location in the OKC area then in Tulsa, the quality was lost in the process. Not saying it is bad food but it is still...More

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

We appreciate you coming back to see us! While we're happy you've enjoyed your meals in the past, we're sorry to hear you were less impressed by your most recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you bac again soon and showing you that we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

it is very nice,if you don mind waiting to be seated, it be crowded if possible they need to enlarge for more seating and elbow room.More

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

We hope everything was worth the wait! We know that when we get busy it can seem crowded and there's an increased wait time, but we're always accepting feedback and doing what we can to improve our overall experience. We're glad you still enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican place in Norman, right off I-35! Lots of menu items to choose from! If we travel an hour away to Norman this is a must stop place. We always envy friends on Facebook tagging that they are there!

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

We're thrilled you enjoy your meals with us! It's always great to have you, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Let's keep your friends jealous! See you around, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can have the chips without worrying about cross contamination!! Just tell them you have a gluten allergy! My husband likes the GF chips better than their regular chips!! They also have a list of items you can have!!

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

We're always happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions or preferences! It's great to hear you enjoy our gluten-free options. We look forward to welcoming you back for more soon! See you next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love, Love, Love this place. I have been to several locations and it is ALWAYS good. Good quality food and excellent service. Great place family, large groups, and special occasions. Lunch or dinner, it's always good.

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

WE've happy to hear it! It's great to know that your meal always hits the spot and you have a great time. We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you back soon! See you around, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fan favorite! Be prepared to be stuffed with tortillas, chips, queso, peppers, and lots of salsa! That's before the main course even arrives! The food is great, service is very good, and priced fairly for what you get. You won't leave hungry...More

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

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear everything is sure to hit the spot and that we can be one of your favorites. Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review. Come back and see us again soon! Hope to see you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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: 2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-848-8337
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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