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Ted Cafe Escondido

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5301 Main St, #117, Broken Arrow, OK 73115
+1 405-813-8337
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10:45 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Serving friend and family a delicious meal in your home is deeply embedded...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Mexican Food & Service

Always love the friendly atmosphere and food. Especially love the hot sauces and the hot pickled trio of onions, peppers & carrots. First tried Ted's in OKC and was glad they put one in Broken Arrow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Philip B
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Always love the friendly atmosphere and food. Especially love the hot sauces and the hot pickled trio of onions, peppers & carrots. First tried Ted's in OKC and was glad they put one in Broken Arrow.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The server, Joshua, was excellent. The other workers where polite and courteous. The restaurant was clean and festive. The food great.

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for all these kind words, Walldo! We'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Joshua -- we know he'll be so happy to hear them! Here's hoping we'll be seeing you back again soon. Until then, Ted's Management More 

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Food service is excellent we always get seated in a timely manner usually even busier times. Management staff is very eager to help and service people always have smiles on their faces. This is a regular go to for our family! You will not be disappointed :-)

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

It's hard to not have a smile on our faces when hosting an awesome fan like you, Shelly! We're definitely grateful to have regular guests in you and your family, and we hope to see you coming back for years to come! Best, Ted's Management More 

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Original Ted's in OKC was great...always trying new things. The hotter hot-sauce with chunks of avocado was excellent. My past two trips to the Ted's in BA haven't been disappointing, but suffice to say only average. Staff was friendly enough, I suppose...though they seemed to be going through the motions. Food quantity was, as always, plentiful. But, it seems more... More 

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

It's certainly concerning to know you left feeling this way, Jeffrey. We have never changed our ingredients in any of our meals. We still use the freshest highest quality ingredients as we always have. We still make everything in house multiple times daily with the exclusion of corn tortillas. We do hope that you will join us again soon so... More 

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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My wife and I went to Ted's tonight, first time she had been in years and my first time ever. Needless to say we WILL BE back! Complimentary tortillas and sopapillas fantastic, where do you get complimentary anything anymore? Answer: Right here at Ted's. Food was great, but the salsa MAN THE BEST in the Metro, if there is any... More 

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We can't begin to tell you just how awesome it is to hear all these kind words! Knowing that you left with such a great first impression of us is super gratifying, and we hope to call you and your wife friends and fans of ours for years to come! Until next time, Ted's Management More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Always friendly staff, food is always great and the portions are great! Love the complimentary tortillas and veggie mix and quest and salsa (yes I said complimentary) and also the complimentary sopapillas at the end of your meal. I always have to take left over home which is great and they heat up well. My favorite is the Escondido especial.

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

The fact that you've had nothing but kind words to say about our food and service has got us feeling incredible! Having fans like you is something we're truly grateful for. Whenever that Mexican food craving hits, you know we've always got you covered! Much appreciated, Ted's Management More 

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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My wife and I ate at Ted's again tonight. What can I say, the food and service have never disappointed us. Don't forget to enjoy their sopapilla.

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

We can't begin to tell you how excellent it is to know you've always left happy, Chris! Here's hoping we'll get to call you a fan and a friend for many years to come. Take care, Ted's Management More 

Bradenton Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Enjoyed the fun atmosphere, homemade tortillas, this place was fun, great service and good food, good drinks, much recommended by locals. I have made a many treks trying to find great Mexican around the area - have yet to find great, Mexican comfort food, but for typical Mexican fare this came closest to what we wanted in dining.

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

It's so wonderful to hear you had such fun with us, Mary Jo! Here's hoping we'll get another shot at showing you the five-star experience we know we can provide! Until next time, Ted's Management More 

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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Me, my wife, our son, wife and 2 year old grandson ate here on Sunday, July 5 for lunch. When we entered we were told that there was a 10-15 minute wait for a table. I was more like 6-7 minutes. We were seated and drink orders taken. While we were waiting on our water to be brought to our... More 

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Excellent service and delicious food? It sounds like we must be doing something right to earn such awesome compliments from you, Howard! There's nothing we'd love more than the chance to host you and your wife whenever you're in our neck of the woods. Until next time, Ted's Management More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Probably some of the best service we have ever experienced. We had to wait 30 minutes becuase they were so busy but it was definitely worth the wait. Bar is next to the waiting area so you can grab a drink while you are waiting.

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David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Best service you've ever experienced? Wow -- we can't thank you enough for that amazing compliment! We certainly hope you won't be a stranger and we'll have the pleasure of hosting you again soon. Much appreciated, Ted's Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5301 Main St, #117, Broken Arrow, OK 73115
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Broken Arrow
  • Phone Number: +1 405-813-8337

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm

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