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Tequila Mockingbird

6 Forest St, New Canaan, CT 06840-4701
+1 203-966-2222
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“guacamole” (15 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
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6 Forest St, New Canaan, CT 06840-4701
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Great food. Good drinks, beer, tequila, and a funky interior design. All good. Hey, guys...the men’s bathroom needs some rehab.

Thank TwoDelish
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Since new ownership food not as good or fresh. Try Tequila Revolution in Fairfield... Stick to margaritas and dine elsewhere!!

Thank Carole C
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

the new Canaan standby never disappoints.food is good ,the bar is great and the service is cheerful . their burritos are excellent and guacamole as well.never need to book as the tables turn fast

Thank toroza
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great Mexican Restaurant. It is always crowded and you really need a reservation. Many times without one, they can’t accommodate you. It is a small, unique place. The wait staff is excellent. Terrific with the younger children. The food, especially the guacamole...More

Thank kennyritam
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I wasn’t expecting anything terribly authentic given the neighborhood, but I was pleasantly surprised. The margaritas are fantastic and the fish taco and chimichanga were okay. Mainly the chips and salsa you get when you arrive are superb and I’d have gladly paid for them....More

Thank w-kaleface
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the Ahi tuna, in the fish tacos should be removed from the menu. When fresh, even if previously frozen, it should not have a fishy taste. Before even taking a bite, I could smell that it was old, or worse, poor quality. Before ordering...More

Thank mickheeby
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I get to tequila mockingbird every chance I get and each time it's a great place really friendly people and the house drinks and food makes for a great time. LeroyF

Thank Leroy F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a hidden-gem. We both enjoy authentic mexican food and this was pretty close to the real thing. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The food was excellent, served right away, and served hot. The ambiance is very cozy, a great place for...More

Thank GCGC204
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It's unfortunate that there is not better TexMex being served at this restaurant. The only decent item is Tacos el Carbon, which are OK, and priced right. The rest of the menu is way overpriced for what quality you are served. Guac is good and...More

Thank TheVictorCat
Reviewed 15 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Forest St, New Canaan, CT 06840-4701
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 203-966-2222
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