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Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food

1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
+1 860-399-9060
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have eaten here since before we got married 17 years ago about every few months. But in the past 6-12 months we have noticed it taking a downward spiral. Ok the chips and salsa are still great.....but the service is not....More

Thank monorailsilver
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. You are absolutely right that your food and drinks should not have taken that long to get to your table. We are so terribly sorry that our service was not perfect, as this is what we do strive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch here on a rainy day , it happen to be their Oktoberfest crlebration. Had 3 different German sausage meal was very good. The hot German potatoes salad and the apple kraut were very delicious. They have been in business in this area...More

Thank Rick D
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! We look forward to you visiting us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

it has been awhile since eating here, and i remembered the wonderful dish i had. Well the menu has changed and i really didn't see anything that really made my mouth water. i thought the prices were high in what was offered. My meal was...More

Thank fred5710
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Over the years we have added to the menu, but have always kept customer favorites and staple drinks/meals. We try our best to make sure that our prices are in line with our costs and not higher than the average...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night about 7pm. Restaurant was busy. We were taken upstairs to our table. Staff great. Iced water served quickly. We ordered a pitcher of margarita. We had Taco and dips. I ordered the fish taco and others ordered the hot salad. My fish...More

Thank David A
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you were pleased with our service and hope that you visit us again. To address some of your concerns, our fish tacos are all prepared with 4 ounces of fresh fish which ends up...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After seeing the advertising Voted#1 I wonder who voted ? We give them second chance and again food terrible, $11 for one small dry fish taco ,no fresh ingredients ,bad rice ! Fake adds!More

Thank bytom54
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are terribly sorry that you were served a dry fish taco/rice and have since talked to our chef about how important it is that every meal come out perfectly. Please know that our staff is there to make sure...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a place that I have kept coming back to throughout the years. My most recent visit was for a couple of apps and a 'rita. The drink was okay but the guacamole was the most boring tasteless sample I have ever had. Plain...More

Thank jcharisman
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you weren't completely satisfied with your food and drink. Please visit us again and let your server know how you would like your food/drinks and we will do our absolute best to make it...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been driving by the Cookoo's Nest since moving to the shoreline and it always is busy, parking lot always is full in the evening, especially in the winter months. We have tried it on several occasions now and we find the food very...More

Thank Mary M
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Please visit us again for brunch on a Sunday. We offer a large variety of dishes and desserts that you might find more in line with your tastes.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stopped by as we were traveling through the area. Had a great time in the bar area talking to the bartender! The margaritas were great along with a nice selection of beers! The chips and salsa were really good. Tried the sizzling fajitas and they...More

Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope you stop back in soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, great and friendly staff. The restaurant itself is very nice inside and the food is very good. If you are visiting Say Brook and want good Mexican food, this is the place to go.

Thank Brigitte F
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

It had been several years since my husband and I ate at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Restaurant, but we were so glad that we had. It was as delicious as we remembered. Both the grilled fish tacos & shrimp tacos were so good & perfectly prepared....More

Thank Margie S
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your review! Please visit us again and join us on the patio in the summer for live music on select nights.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-9060
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