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Tequila Mockingbird

6 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
+1 203-966-2222
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“shrimp dish” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
6 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We're always in search of a new authentic Mexican restaurant and this one was so much fun! It's brightly hand painted walls and ceilings, fashionably fun, collaged ladies room, and authentic Mexican decor, make it visually delightful and festive. The margaritas, guacamole, salsa & chips...More

Thank chongo49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place, and always order from the white menu "insert." The regular menu has the usual suspects which are all excellent. The insert contains specials that change on a regular basis. This is where you can find dishes that are regional Mexican specialties....More

Thank Francis D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to TM for years and have always been impressed with the service and the food. The food is always very good, fresh and plentiful. The tuna tacos are great and the shrimp dish is wonderful. Everyone is always very nice. Great place...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The offerings at this local eatery are good for families, couples or friend visits. Casual and busy, the fun decor and great service combined with TexMex/Mexican is great for this area of CT.

Thank TheVictorCat
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Tequila since we moved here last July. I must admit I am from Colorado where mexican food is done a little different. We like to smother everything with a delicious pork green chili sauce. So when I heard that the owner...More

Thank 4wheelers2017
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years, always good tasty food with efficient, friendly service. The regular menu is good , real good, but the specials are even better. And don't forget to have a Margarita!

Thank Bradley J
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food at TM is usually pretty good. However the service on the bar area, particularly from the bartender is poor. He doesn't seem to care unless you are his friend sitting at the bar.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is not your typical burritos/tacos place. Much of the food from Tequila comes from authentic Mexican dishes. The sauces are amazing and I frequent often.

Thank 18alp14
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Not bad but I've had better. Not terribly authentic but nothing specific to complain about. This is a stereotypically Mexican restaurant but you won't find the Mexicans lining up for dinner here. Fine for families and the bar is pretty lively too. The last frozen...More

Thank erestifo
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We LOVE Tequila Mockingbird! It's always good food and good service. My kids love their smoothies and the guac is the perfect snack for them while they wait for the main course. The staff is always friendly and the margaritas are dangerous - in a...More

Thank Carolyn V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 203-966-2222
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