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Ted's Cafe Escondido - Lee’s Summit

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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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and love the cheese sauce served complimentary with the chips! We eat here whenever we are in the area.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank littlepepita
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank APB25
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I love this place. Free cheese dip and the best fresh made tortillas in town!! Lunch with a margarita 😀

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nichole247
Reviewed December 29, 2018

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

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kathy E
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 616MattC
Reviewed November 12, 2018

free dips and salsa with chips, and good Mexican. service was ok. I am very picky about my Mexican food, so this wasnt a favorite of mine but still good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tammy M
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

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!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ShelbyKC
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Good food, good atmosphere, and good service. Queso is so good. Everything we had there was worth coming back for.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mcclainb479
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank h8ns8nlvnjc
Reviewed August 14, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank krishood
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