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Ted's Cafe Escondido

700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
405-307-8337
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Ranked #13 of 287 restaurants in Norman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Indiahoma, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The absolute BEST Mexican food! The wife and I have been visiting Ted's in the OKC for 16 years now. We have never had a bad meal or a bad experience at any of the restaurants. This was our first visit the the Norman location. The food was wonderful, but we had the best service ever. The place was packed... More

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Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I always like Ted's. It's not overly spicy like some Mexican places. The prices are reasonable. Service is usually good.

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Pryor, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went on a Sunday at lunch time, so naturally they were busy. We had to wait a little while, but then found out there was an entire baseball team and their family ahead of us. No wonder! Once they were seated, our seats came shortly thereafter. The food came fast, the service was good, and the portions were large. I... More

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Chickasha, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have been in the food industry business since !975 I cook ' owned my own resterant and I have never tasted a better meal than I had Saturday evening may 30 2014 At Ted's, we had an absolutely awesome waitress and . best Mexican Food ever! if you like Mexican food you owe it to yourself to try Ted's,... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
356 helpful votes 356 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Ted's serves a decent meal - probably not the best Tex-Mex in the Oklahoma City area but far from the worst. I prefer my food to be a bit milder - one of the problems that comes with old age - and the level of seasoning at Ted's is what I can handle. The menu selections are good and the... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant will make your food to order . Expect a 45 minute wait at peak times. We order to go to avoid. Ask for the atomic salsa, has avocado n hot pepper .

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Conway, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The free queso tasted like a cross between Cheez Whiz and Tositos dip from a jar. The enchiladas tasted like they were from a TV dinner, complete with lukewarm sauce that tasted like it was from a can or jar. The only positives were great service and decent soft tacos. Try a real Tex Mex place...unless the TV dinner taste... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Ted's tends to be quantity over quality...free homemade tortillas, free chips and several kinds of salsas, free sopapillas...but the dinners themselves (and we've eaten here several times) are average. It's easy to get caught up in all of the hustle and bustle of the atmosphere and all of the free stuff they keep putting on your table, but the meals... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The service is always quite nice and very fast. The free tortillas, chips, salsa, and queso are amazing! You could make a meal just out of those. The food is pretty good but not the nest Mexican food I have ever had. Overall you get a lot of tasty eating for your money and that's why I enjoy going to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I love the chicken fajitas. I order them every time! A little pricey but considering the complimentary queso, tortillas, and sopapillas, its not bad. And the service is TOP NOTCH!

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