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Mexican
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Dinner, Lunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed September 1, 2020 via mobile

I used to LOVE Tequila Mockingbird... they’ve got the best ground beef tacos around for this Tex-mex loving gringa. BUT! Since they’ve changed management / owners, things just haven’t been the same. Prices have gone up and food quality/quantity has gone done. The margaritas are...delish but now cost $12 each. For those who care to keep reading: I order the tacos americanos with soft shells and ask for the half order since 4 tacos is just too many. Before new change of hands, I got no push back, now every time they’re like ummm... and I have to say, well for literally YEARS this has been my order. Tonight was the third strike of messing things up... a different person brought out 4 tacos and when I told them it was wrong they said ‘oh we don’t do that’. The waiter apologized later saying the kitchen messed up, but proceeded to charge me for 4 tacos... I didn’t even eat more than the 2. My husband ordered the shrimp fajitas, and after having a bad experience before this with getting a dismal amount of steak, asked , “how many shrimp does this come with?” The waiter who I’ve never seen before (hope the regular guys that have been there forever are just on a day off) said “not sure how many, but lots of shrimp!” The shrimp Fajitas came out with just 5 shrimp. 5. They give you 4 tortillas for just 5 shrimp for $23?! Sorry... tequila mockingbird has gotten a 3rd stroke in our book and I’m going to find it hard to go back with other better priced and just as good Mexican places around.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020

A new menu so if you haven't been in a while you really need to make time for a visit. Excellent food, excellent service and again, the best margaritas north of the border!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 25, 2019

Food is just ok. The Resturant does not appear to be the cleanest and the service is just ok. There are much better places in town.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2019 via mobile

The food here was excellent and in some cases healthy. I would go back. It is down a staircase from the street, not on street level. In winter it was cosy.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

I when there on a week night and was surprised at how busy they were. The service and food were excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for a late weeknight dinner with family and we weren’t disappointed. Very friendly service accompanied by excellent food. Burritos, tacos and chimichangas all delicious and fresh. Spicy green chili sauce given with nachos an added bonus. Relaxed vibe in the place helped make...for a very enjoyable meal.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Four of us went to dinner here and when we arrived it was clearly very busy. We got a table after 5 minutes though, as they had said. Place has a great atmosphere and is kind of fun. We have a couple of people with...allergies to ingredients that can be common in Mexican. Our waiter listened and went to check even on the dip that we would be ok. No fuss and very attentive to this which was great. Gave some great recommendations and food come in a reasonable time. Everything, and I mean everything, was well presented and delicious. No move to try and hurry us along and waiter was very friendly and the right mix of attention without hovering. Check was surprisingly reasonable and for the excellent quality of food a welcome surprise as New Cannan can often be overpriced. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant and will be backMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Been coming here for years and always have an excellent experience. The best Margaritas around (caution, restrict yourself to one). I've been to Mexico numerous times, and the food here is authentic. Friendly, courteous and attentive staff. Baja Fish Tacos are my fave.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

The entrees are delicious. I especially liked the pork from a prior visit. The bar is a great place to hang out without kids

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Four of us went there Thursday Night for Dinner, it was amazing food and service. Only thing I can recommend is Hotter sauce , it was good for my buddies but not hot enough for me.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Yes, Tequila Mockingbird offers takeout services.

Tequila Mockingbird is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3.5