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Ted's Cafe Escondido
Ranked #4 of 347 Restaurants in Norman
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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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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!
Reviewed November 10, 2012

teds is our go to place for mexican ,have eaten most items on the menu but the plato gordo
is my favorite

service is always friendly and food comes quick and hot prices are a bit on the high side
but not crazy

ive never had a bad meal there abd have been at least 50times

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Thank Jalena S
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Typical chain restaurant. Service is fast because they want to "turn" your table for the next guest. Loud and rushed atmosphere. Nothing special on the menu no real standout signature entrees. Good but not great TexMex. Try a local mom and pop restaurant for the real deal.

Thank oktraveler913
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Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Lots of hype that the food consistently fails to live up to.
Everyone says lets go to Teds. Why bother? If i go out i want a memorable meal. Not bland cold food.

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Thank SW3Taco
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

It's telling that none of the employees in the "front of the house," except busboys, are Mexican. The college boys and girls who wait on you have almost no experience with Mexican food other than their late night trips to Taco Bell. The food here is a joke. It's very popular with the Norman west-side crowd, who probably can't tell a tamale from a taco. The food is delivered warm, not hot, and the salsa is like picante sauce.

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Reviewed August 2, 2012

I have had Tex-Mex in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and many places on the border. The things I grade a restaurant on is their salsa, freshness of their chips, service and being able to consistently make good food. Teds makes an A+ for all these.

Thank M S
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