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Ted's Cafe Escondido

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700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
+1 405-307-8337
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: What Makes Ted's Unique? We would like to take this time to welcome you to...
What Makes Ted's Unique? We would like to take this time to welcome you to our cafe. We feel it is tradition in all of Mexico to have friends home for a delicious Mexican meal. Everything from our salsas and tortillas to our tamales are made fresh daily in the finest Mexican tradition. Our guarantee to you is we will use only the best quality and freshest ingredients available. We are proud and hope you will agree our meals are prepared "The way Mexican food should be." We invite you to visit our website for more information on our to-go, catering and delivery services, as well as banquet availability at select locations. With eight locations in North OKC, South OKC, Edmond, Normand, Tulsa Hills, Broken Arrow, Del City and Lawton, it's easier than ever to find a Ted's Cafe Escondido close to you! We sincerely appreciate this opportunity to serve you.
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    Very good
  • 28
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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
we love this place!

A few times a year we spend some time in Norman and this is always on our list of "musts" while there! We love the food, the warm tortillas are amazing and the kids love to watch at the window! Their were 13 of us this time and we had a table in a good amount of time and good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Kansas City, Kansas
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Been here a dozen times and it's always great. Food and service has always been wonderful. Fun atmosphere. Great place for family or large parties.

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

We're happy to be a favorite place of yours to party, Ashely! Thanks so much for the kind words. Here's to a dozen more times! Best, Ted's Management More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I visit regularly and love this place. I have a gluten allergy and love that they are so accommodating. They make special chips and quesadillas(on corn tortillas) so I don't feel like I am missing out. On my last visit, there was an issue with them bringing out the wrong quesadilla. They were quick to apologize, we were also visited... More 

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

Beth, allergies of any kind are understandable -- it's the least that we can do to make sure that you're having a great time and enjoying the food. We cannot wait to see you back here for more quesadillas! Best, Ted's Management More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A few times a year we spend some time in Norman and this is always on our list of "musts" while there! We love the food, the warm tortillas are amazing and the kids love to watch at the window! Their were 13 of us this time and we had a table in a good amount of time and good... More 

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

It's always wonderful to hear that we made the list of "musts," and that you and your family always have a great time here. We're looking forward to seeing you next time you venture out to Norman for more chips, fajitas, and sopapilla treats! Happy travels, Ted's Management More 

Belton, TX
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Pleasant surroundings. Very "Mexican" including the music. Pleasant family presentation. Very reasonable prices. Guacamole is very good. Well flavored He atomic salsa is a must get. Excellent. Their regular salsa is also very good. The cheese with the chips is very tasty. The chips are this and excellent. I got the cheese chili relleno and it was wonderful. His is... More 

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

Bill, we can't thank you enough for leaving such a great review on both Yelp and TripAdvisor -- it's wonderful to hear that you loved all of the food, especially the cheese chili relleno and guacamole. We're definitely looking forward to surprising you with some of our other flavors, too! Best, Ted's Management More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A fun family friendly atmosphere for birthdays or everyday meals. Guacamole salad made fresh to order and white chili con queso. Lots of platters to pick from. We like the fajita chicken enchiladas and the warm chips and salsa.

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

From what we see, it looks like you love it here, and that really makes us excited! We can't wait to see you back for more fajita chicken enchiladas and tortillas. Best, Ted's Management More 

Lucas
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Ted's Cafe Escondido provides a nice dining experience at a reasonable price. Menu had many Tex-Mex choices. Service was fast and courteous. They were able to handle of fairly large group without an excessive wait. Food was very good. However, several in our party (including myself) commented that the chicken was very salty -- but not so much to keep... More 

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

Lucas, we're sorry if the chicken was a bit too salty for you. We're going to be looking into it, but next time, let us know while you're there, and we'd be happy to make them better! Can't wait to see you back, Ted's Management More 

Norman
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144 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good food and service. Great tamales and I usually get the combo dinner. Just off I-35 and fairly easy to get to.

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

Those tamales are a solid choice! The next time you're on I-35, we hope that you head our way for more. Best, Ted's Management More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Line was huge with local families which is always a good sign. So we ordered a quesadilla to go. Came with a huge bag if warm chips, salsa, cheese sauce etc. Very good value.

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

Elise, the quesadillas are always a great choice! We hope that you get a chance to join us again -- if you loved the quesadillas, we know that you would love our enchiladas as well. Best, Ted's Management More 

Enterprise, NV.
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stayed at Hilton Garden Inn and Teds is just across parking lot. Food was good and reasonable. Staff was friendly and order was fast. The only negative was the limited menu. Did not have have ala carte. Overall good to excellent and convient.

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

Joe, we're excited that you loved the convenience and the service, and we hope that you had an excellent time in Norman! If you're ever in town again, we look forward to sharing more great memories with you. Best, Ted's Management More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My wife and I visited Ted's Escondido in Norman Oklahoma and had a wonderful meal. We both ate fajitas and they were great. The manager(JC) checked on us several times and was a true joy to visit with. If you're looking for Tex Mex in the Norman area, this is the place to go.

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

Paul, we're so happy that you and your wife had a wonderful time with those fajitas! Those were a great choice, and if you loved those, we know you'll enjoy the tacos as well. We can't wait to see you again for more! Best, Ted's Management More 

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Additional Information about Ted's Cafe Escondido

Address: 700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
Phone Number: +1 405-307-8337
Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
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
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

What Makes Ted's Unique? We would like to take this time to welcome you to our cafe. We feel it is tradition in all of Mexico to have friends home for a delicious Mexican meal. Everything from our salsas and tortillas to our tamales are made fresh daily in the finest Mexican tradition. Our guarantee to you is we will use only the best quality and freshest ingredients available. We are proud and hope you will agree our meals are prepared "The way Mexican food should be." We invite you to visit our website for more information on our to-go, catering and delivery services, as well as banquet availability at select locations. With eight locations in North OKC, South OKC, Edmond, Normand, Tulsa Hills, Broken Arrow, Del City and Lawton, it's easier than ever to find a Ted's Cafe Escondido close to you! We sincerely appreciate this opportunity to serve you.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?