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Ted's Cafe Escondido

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Soups
2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
+1 405-848-8337
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (133 reviews)
“queso” (126 reviews)
“sopapillas” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
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1 - 10 of 875 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This location is just north of interstate 44 off May Street and delivers excellent south of the border food including tacos guacamole quesadillas tortillas retried beans and rice and almost anything else you could desire along with prompt courteous service. Nachos and salsa are also...More

Thank HazardBob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service. We visit on a regular basis. Sopapias are a nice ending to a great meal

Thank R C
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It's always great to see you! We appreciate your support and hope you'll be back to see us before too long. See you around, Ted's Management

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love, love, love Ted's. Their queso is so yummy and they make their tortillas thick and fluffy. I always get the beef fajita chimichangas. Just thinking about it makes me have a hankering to go back this weekend. If you love mexican food, this...More

Thank Echelle M
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love you too! It's great to hear you enjoy the queso and tortillas, as well as your main course. We appreciate your support and hope to see you for another chimichanga soon. Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been visiting this place for years with our cousins dinners which occur twice a year when we come back to OKC. Plain and simple have never had a bad meal here nor ever had bad service so come on in and enjoy some of OKC's...More

Thank generoblyer
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so glad to be your place of choice when you get together with your cousins in OKC! It's great to hear you all always enjoy your experience and continue to come back every year. We look forward to the next time you're in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always liked Ted's and was happy when we got one off I-40 and Council. The food is great and Ive never had any issues with them. My last visit with me and my wife was a little under par though. We sat in...More

Thank Jared S
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

While we're glad you've been a fan for such a long time, we're sorry to hear you've been less impressed lately, Jared. Unfortunately, in order to continue using the best ingredients and provide the best service, our prices have to be raised slightly as well....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a wonderful experience. Consistent. The food is EXCELLENT! Nice people too. I like the shredded beef burrito plate. Love their this warm chips.

Thank Ken A
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It's so great to have you as a fan! We're glad you enjoy the burrito plate and always take advantage of the homemade chips. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Until next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is always pretty good. Its hard to stand in line over an hour for Mexican food but the margaritas make it worth the wait. I think it is a little overpriced but based on the lines, most people disagree.

Thank 222besafe
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your continual support and feedback. Anytime we get to serve up some delicious grub, we consider it a win. Thanks for sticking out that wait and grabbing a bite! With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always busy so try to avoid 12 noon , but its well worth the wait just for the salsa . All the good dishes . All great eating . Great value . Service is great , at all locations for this OKC iconic Mexican restaurant...More

Thank 946paulq
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad we're so worth the wait! Anytime you've got a hankering for some good eats, we're here for you. Love to see you all soon for another meal! With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got the cheese enchiladas for lunch and they were great. Service was fast and courteous. All locations are great with friendly staff. Busy at lunch but you don't feel like your being rushed

Thank Sally W
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ms. Sally, thanks for this note! We loved having you for a meal. Great tip with the enchiladas! Hope to get another chance to serve up something great soon. With heart, Ted's Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a minor medical procedure that day and and had not ate or drank so I was starving. I had a chicken enchilada and a cheese enchilada, both with sour cream sauce, with rice and beans. The food was excellent as always. Of course...More

Thank CivEng1981
David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad everything was so excellent! We appreciate you all coming by to see us for a meal. Those chips and salsa really are a crowd pleaser. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Ted's Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2836 NW 68th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-848-8337
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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