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Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food

) #34 of 54 Restaurants in Old Saybrook $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Cajun & Creole
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
+1 860-399-9060
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 July 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 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 18 June 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 14 June 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 1 week ago

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 11 June 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 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and your feedback.

Reviewed 5 June 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 1 week ago

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 19 May 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 1 week ago

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

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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, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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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