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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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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

It has good maxican food! This timewetried veggie and beans inside was so fresh. I love the taste of it!

Thank James P
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

If you go to Cuckoo's Nest expecting good Mexican food - forget it! We had the chicken enchiladas, rice, beans and guacamole. Everything tastes bland and out of the can. No fresh Mex here. We know great Mexican food because we've lived in Mexico, have...More

Thank On-A-Caper
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Three of us various dishes including chicken quesadilla, Napa salad with Chicken and a special. All three were very fresh with spices to compliment the dishes. Best salsa in the area with good service. Current owners have made the restaurant a place one wants to...More

Thank BooneSX
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We are seasonal residents and we're looking forward to visiting one of our favoritemexican restaurants Cookoo's Nest in Old Saybrook, Ct. The help was very friendly an accomodating but that is where the good news stops. As soon as I tasted a chip with salsa...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here the other night... We ordered appetizers for meals, mex-potato skins, nachos and a chicken/cheese quesadilla... Left overs! Very nice wait staff!!

Thank Tech G
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner prices were good & service was great . Had house sangria yumm had a wonderful time . Will recommend to friends & family. This is a must try

Thank Kim M
Reviewed March 27, 2016

I have been going here since I was 23 years old...(just a few years now;). They have very good TexMex food but I really come for the house margaritas. If they ever change them I will be sad ;( The atmosphere at the bar is...More

Thank PTTraveler101
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Food is good overall, however their Mexican sauces taste more Italian. Menu has much more than "Mexican" fair. Try it you'll like it.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed March 21, 2016

We have been to this place over the years and enjoyed the traditional tamales and enchiladas. It had been some time since our last visit so we headed out and were looking forward to our meal. The decor is funky, which is part of the...More

Thank Dafluffernut
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Whether you are in the mood for something light or a wonderful entree the food at Cuckoos Nest is always a dependable choice. We usually have a tough time deciding what to get, due to how much of the menu we love. For starters the...More

Thank Kathy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $24
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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