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Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food

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1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
+1 860-399-9060
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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Reviewed July 12, 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 August 7, 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.

Reviewed June 30, 2017

Came into town for a wedding. Passed the restaurant on the way to hotel but knew nothing about it. Apparently it is a very popular spot for the locals based on all the folks having fun at the bar. Although it was late, the service...More

Thank Carla H
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed June 18, 2017

Stopped in for a quick late lunch after driving down from the Berkshires. The place was packed as they had a Father's Day buffet, but I had no issues with service. My waitress was friendly and helpful, and made great recommendations from the menu. Had...More

Thank Neet413
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed June 14, 2017

ok place for dinner, nothing special or extra about it, service was not the fastest and place not busy......food was ok. price ......your @ the shoreMore

Thank caplockbob
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. We have talked to the kitchen and staff recently about making sure the food is out to the tables in a timely manner. As far as the food, we are here to make sure that you are completely satisfied. Please...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Great drinks, food is ok. Fun local watering hole with good drinks and a good vibe. There is always someone in the bar with a good story.

Thank lobsterknits
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review and your feedback.

Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Wish I could give it better rating since the waiter Dustin was good and very positive and nice but food was ok chips were ok salsa wasn't that great rice was blah and fajitas were pretty good. It's a nice bar and restaurant nicely decorated...More

Thank Debra A
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Were sorry you were not satisfied with your most recent visit. We keep our seasoning on the mild side, but will spice things up if you want us to. We also offer a basket of hot sauces upon request. Please visit us again so that...More

Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Skeptical because of my deep Tex-Mex roots but this was a delightful surprise. I had the Rockefeller soup which was very flavorful and piping hot. Great margarita as well. Awesome staff. Very attentive. Shoutout to Sam our server- you were so sweet and a pleasure...More

Thank lisamarieclarktx
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We hope you stop in again on your travels!

Reviewed May 14, 2017

I usually like the Cuckoo's Nest but I just tried to go there for mother's day and was greeted by the most unwelcoming hostesses ever. We had no reservation, didn't even think to make one, don't think they usually take them and just checked the...More

Thank Jennifer G
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

We are so sorry about your experience at our restaurant. We have spoken to the staff and reminded them how important it is to be accommodating and helpful. We expect all our staff to trest every customer with the utmost respect. As for our policies,...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I met there for lunch. We were promptly seated and immediately offered drinks. Our food was good and the wait staff was attentive.

Thank Deborah H
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. We love hearing from our customers. Visit us again soon!

Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

My BFF treated me to dinner & I had my favorite veggie fajita. It is always consistently good. So is the salsa, I love it because it has a good kick & it isn't chunky. The chips & salsa are delicious, I always have to...More

Thank Adventureturtle
CuckoosNestMexican, Manager at Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
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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