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Ted Cafe Escondido

) #10 of 176 Restaurants in Broken Arrow $$ - $$$ Mexican,
5301 Main St, #117, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
+1 405-813-8337
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (43 reviews)
“sopapillas” (38 reviews)
“queso” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:45 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
5301 Main St, #117, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carry out order ready 20 minutes longer than told. Get home and missing part of the order. I'm not driving back. They had plenty of people running around doing something but laughing and carrying on........move them in carry out to help.More

Thank HOGRIDER1949
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear your carry-out experience missed the mark. We always strive to make sure every guest is 100% happy. Knowing that you are not is disheartening. We do hope you will give us another chance to provide you the five star experience...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Really liked it!!! Like my favorite place back home.. Service and food both excellent!!! Thank you Stephen our server and Joseph the manger..Margaritas on the house..for our anniversary!!!

Thank Patricia B
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for stopping by, Patricia! Glad you enjoyed your time with us. We appreciate that you enjoyed both the great food and the excellent service. Hope we're able to see you back again someday soon -- happy anniversary! Until next time, Ted's Management

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We were excited to be meeting our friends from Florida that were vacationing w some of their other friends here in Oklahoma. Tulsa was halfway pt for all of us. They wanted to try Ted's & since we had enjoyed the food before we agreed....More

Thank cindyloupatrick
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks for visiting us! Apologies that your food wasn't exactly what you anticipated. You should absolutely expect your meals to come out hot and perfectly cooked. We're not sure exactly what happened here. In any case, glad you enjoyed our friendly service, though! Safe travels,...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

It had been six to eight years since our first two visits. Todays third visit will be the last. Three in the afternoon and the floors we filthy, food on the chairs. Unwrapped the silverware to discover dried food that could not be removed. Service...More

Thank Bruno_Flipper
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We have high standards for the cleanliness of our restaurant, so this doesn't sound like us at all. We'll definitely look into it, as you deserve our best at all times. The food should also be top notch, so please know your feedback will be...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We arrived just a little past 4 p.m. on a Wednesday. It took about 10 minutes to get a table even though there were lots of empty tables. The waitress came for our drink order pretty quickly. She returned with our chips and salsa. When...More

Thank D H
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

We want to get good food out to you fast, so we're sorry about this unusual experience. We're looking into it to see why you didn't get the attentive and quick service we're known for. With that in mind, we hope you'll give us another...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

About 2 pm for 2 seated right away beverages and perfect margaritas taco salad and spinach quesadilla quesadilla was not greasy the tortilla was thin and cooked right taco salad typical service was good

Thank john E
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

John, we make those tortillas ourselves, so we're delighted you enjoyed the quesadilla so much. Thanks for taking a moment to write about it! We hope you can join us for more margaritas and Mexican cooking soon. Until then, Ted's Management

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Because we do not live close, it had been several years since we visited Ted's and we were excited to get to go back. We arrived for an early lunch just after 11:00, so were there before it got busy. Unfortunately, we had a bit...More

Thank Henry A
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Henry, thank you for taking the time to speak to us in person about your review. Your feedback is vital to us, so it's great to know what we can do better next time. Cleanliness, in particular, is something we consider important, so we'll make...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We eat at least once a month at Teds. Our favorite thing is the fajita nachos. We often share an order, and it is plenty of food. We love that you can ask for the hotter salsa.

Thank reseats
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks so much for being a regular! It's great to know that our fajita nachos won you over, and we hope to see you back for a bite again soon. Best, Ted's Management

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I love Teds . The food is always excellent and the salsa and cheese sauce is addicting. My only complaint is that the restaurant is ALWAYS freezing and my fiancé and I actually went somewhere else the other day because we didn't want to shiver...More

Thank Cherish L
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Cherish, we love having you, so we're glad the food, especially the sauces, keeps you coming back! And thank you for the feedback on the temperature. Part of your experience is being comfortable so we'll look into that. See you for another meal soon, Ted's...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went there for my sister in laws birthday with a party of 8,got there after church at around noon and restaurant was pretty crowded,took 10 mins to get seated,we were seated and drink order was taken fairly quickly,took a few more minutes for the...More

Thank Sooner62Nation
David F, Owner at Ted Cafe Escondido, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thanks for joining us to celebrate -- we love it when people have birthdays at our place! And it's great to hear you enjoyed your meal, especially the salsa and queso. We're sorry the busyness made for some unusual problems, however. We hope next time...More

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Does Ted's take reservations
18 January 2017|
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Response from dwaken | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations, but have a banquet room you can reserve for large groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 Main St, #117, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Broken Arrow
  • Phone Number: +1 405-813-8337
  • E-mail
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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