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Ted's Cafe Escondido

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Mexican, Southwestern
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700 N Interstate Dr, Norman, OK 73072-4156
+1 405-307-8337
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Norman, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ted's is a must for anyone wanting delicious Mexican food in an equally delightful family-friendly atmosphere.

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Thank RenFree2015
Norman, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love Teds! Great staff always keeps your glass full. Friendly people and the food is always hot. Fresh tortillas made right where you can see it. Salsa and chips are fresh as well. Have not ordered anything that I didn't like.

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Thank Rdhatfield
Norman, Oklahoma
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, service and ambience. Food is well prepared and authentic. Family all enjoyed and will return soon. Prices were not bad either.

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

Great review! It's wonderful to see that you and your family all enjoyed the meal. Can't wait to see you all back for more! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Blanchard, Oklahoma
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for food and a drink. When you order a margarita beware that you will get a huge drink. Don't fill up on chips and queso, the food is the greatest.

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Thank Deb4life
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

This review was the greatest! It's wonderful to see that you have such a great time here. We can't wait to see you back for more food and drinks! With heart, Ted's Management More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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172 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ted's is still the best setup on the planet you can't get a better set-up I don't care where you go and the food as usual is always outstanding the service is good and they've got the best iced tea

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

You really can't go wrong with a delicious set-up, can you? It's great to see that you always enjoy yourself when you come in. We can't wait to see you back for more! With heart, Ted's Management More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are picky when it comes to Mexican food. Ted's food is always great and the service is great and servers are always friendly.

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

Christopher, it's great to see that you love our food! Thanks for bringing your friends and family on by -- we can't wait to see you all back for more food. With heart, Ted's Management More 

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119 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Ted's. They have several locations in Oklahoma. Regretfully one of them in OKC does not serve alcohol because it is too close to a church or school. This one does and is on I-35. Wait times can be long but service is fast. Tables are close together and restaurant can be noisy. Food is delicious and the nice thing... More 

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

Susan, we loved reading this review! It was great to see that you love all of the food and the margaritas. The next time you stop by, we hope you let us know what some of your favorite dishes here are! With heart, Ted's Management More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my sister and her girls. The atmosphere was classy. The wait staff were friendly. We had ordered margaritas for the adults, and they offered virgin ones for the 'young ladies' which was fun for them. They took care of our every need. The food was pretty good as well.

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

Jessica, we're happy to hear that you and your family had such a fantastic time here! It sounds like you all had a great Girls' Night, and we can't wait to see you back for more fun times ahead. With heart, Ted's Management More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ted's is a very popular Tex Mex restaurant. Usually a crowd and services is generally very good. The fresh made flour tortillas served before your meal are excellent. Go light on your main course because you will be full of chips and tortillas by the time your meal arrives. If you like Tex Mex you can't go wrong here, unless... More 

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

Clint, it's great to hear that you've enjoyed all the food that you've tried here so far! We can't wait to see you back for more tacos and tortillas soon. With heart, Ted's Management More 

Norman, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff is always great along with food. My favorite in Mexican food in Norman. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Jay T
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this review

Jay, it's an honor to be able to give you your favorite kind of food! We can't wait to see you back for more. Thanks for recommending us! With heart, Ted's Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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
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!

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