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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…
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
All reviews sopapillas tortillas queso cheese dip chimichanga chicken taco salad pastry tacos complimentary sopapilla mexican food served complimentary save room free chips always great food fun atmosphere service was excellent teds
Great place to grab lunch or dinner. Always had a great meal and service is top notch. Complimentary salsa, cheese and fresh made tortillas to munch on before your meal. Would recommend the nachos. Not your typical nachos and I think that is what makes...More
We were referred by friends. Decided to give the restaurant a try while we had family visiting from our of town. So glad we did! The food was excellent and our server Mattie was the best. She kept everything refilled and fresh and was very...More
First of all, this place gives free cheese dip so that’s amazing. The dip is great. They also have a regular and a spicy salsa. The regular is more to my liking.
I got a chicken dish with onions, peppers, and cheese and it and...More
Ted’s has free queso and salsa (with chips of course). The servers are friendly and helpful. It is a great family environment. The food is very Americanized but good nonetheless less. The sopapillas at the end are also free and AMAZING! I could eat 5!
The food is tasty, but not much to write home about. The homemade salsa taste too much like tomato paste and water. And, the cheese sauce served with the chips before the meal definitely taste like reconstituted powdered artificial cheese. The meal portions are way...More
Delicious chip and salsa and they even bring you plenty of free cueso! The salsa is very fresh and if you like HOT order that too! It's hot but super tasty! We went on Taco Tuesday 6.99 for three big tacos! Mix and match the...More