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“Typical Teds”

Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton
Ranked #3 of 217 Restaurants in Lawton
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 13 October 2018 via mobile

The service is always great and food is some of the best for chain restaurants.
Their Margarita’s are delicious and the chips and salsa with free queso and relish along with tortillas make this a favorite among my employees.
This Teds is in a parking lot of a strip mall and has plenty of parking for people in larger vehicles ( trucks with trailers )
Never have had a bad experience at a Teds

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to Ted’s in Lawton last night and it was the worse service we’ve ever had!!! The waiter was lost the whole time! Another waiter had to get our drinks and set up, the supervisor for the night ( well I use the word supervisor very loosely) just walked around in his ball cap, like he was above everyone!! Somehow every salsa bowl in the restaurant was dirty at the same time!!! When our waiter came back to check on us 30 minutes later he said he just got our order put in! I asked why it took so long he replied “ I had other things to do”. The supervisor walked by our table several times and seen we were out of drinks and chips he did nothing!!! Probably the last time we go to the Lawton location!! The service just gets worse every time we go in there, we never see the same wait staff or management team when we do go in there. That’s not right, too much turnover, so your service suffers.

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a great place to eat. Staff is very friendly . You get complimentary fresh made flour tortillas along with cheese and salsa and if that wasn't enough you also get complimentary sopapillas. Food has great flavor. Joshua was our server and he was awesome!

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Service is pretty good. Nice and friendly staff. Food could have been a bit fresher, easy to tell our plates were left under a warmer of some sort. Restaurant is always clean and upbeat.

Thank Beth L
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here today for a late lunch. Had heard a lot of hype over the years which was not grounded in fact after dining today. Quest so so and salsa completely lacking in flavor. My wife’s steak carbon had zero flavor and my pork tostado had a very weird flavor. Passed on it after two bites. The homemade flour tortillas are good but not enough to warrant a revisit. Truly unforgettable

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David F, Owner at Ted's Cafe Escondido- Lawton, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for giving us a try! While we're happy you had heard great things and decided to see for yourself, we're sorry you were disappointed in your experience. We make all of our food from scratch every day in order to give you fresh and tasty meals every time. Because everything is made to order, we can also customize things in order to find something in line with your personal flavor profile, so please never hesitate to let us know if something fails to meet your expectations. We hope to have the opportunity to make a better impression in the future.

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Ted's Management

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