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Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food

) #39 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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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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11 - 20 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Pros: The staff was so nice and friendly. The interior was clean and interesting. Cons: The food. I ordered the Original Nachos which are nacho chips with cheese and refried beans. When the plate came out, I was excited. There was so much cheesy goodness,...More

1  Thank sunnigurl1230
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In the past this was not a bad place to dine, but it's quality has taken a nose dive. The past two times we ate there the food tasted like it was from yesterday's meals, not a good thing.

Thank jrncsa1
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very cool restaurant. Great staff and appetizers. Helpful and very friendly. Food was good, not great, but definitely ok for the cost. Terrific atmosphere. Many locals. Take a visit.

Thank stevedg60
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great atmosphere. Free chips and salsa that were GOOD. Place is large so despite a full parking lot we were seated immediately. Drinks tasted like they had a fair amount of alcohol in them. Food was good.

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Came from out of state with 12 people and had lunch! Dustin was our server and he was awesome! Super friendly and worked very hard to make sure we were set. The place is very cool and not your normal Mexican resultant. It's like if...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I used to go here years ago, but had not been for quite awhile. We decided to go back and it was even better than I remembered. Festive, fun atmosphere - lots to look at on the walls. We had an excellent...More

1  Thank Jill D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This very popular Mexican restaurant is for date night, families or just enjoying a very flavorful chimichanga. Actually Mexican is not my favorite cuisine, But this restaurant draws me for the variety of menu items, all done very well. The ambience is also not unlike...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Twelve of us decended on this restaurant and had a fabulous time. We had a private are and the food was delicious and the drinks tasty.

Thank cmc0813
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Went with my sister and was hoping for a good Mexican meal. We were sat after waiting 9 mins for a hostess to show up at her podium. The inside of the place was very cute. The margaritas were okay, not served in a margarita...More

Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner and I wish I hadn't The rice was over-seasoned; the pinto beans were gross.. I would have expected refried beans And my taco meat was disgusting . It tasted like the smell of canned cat food. My husband and I...More

Thank Beachy-Keen2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
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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