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Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food

1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
+1 860-399-9060
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Avoid at all costs for dinner except for cocktails. Appetizers passable drinks a cep table but dinners definitely to be avoided. Don't quite understand the crowds.

Thank jk13481983
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This restaurant can easily be overlooked when visiting the Westbrook/Old Saybrook area. However, you would be missing one of our favourite restaurants in the area. We have been going for a number of years, and the dinners have always been well made, delicious and reasonably...More

Thank ottawadon_53
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

The service was great. The food was okay. I guess we expected more from this place just because of how busy it was every time we drove by.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were in the area and looking for a spot for dinner. We hadn't been to Cuckoo's Nest in a long time and saw some negative reviews on Yelp. We always had a good meal there so decided to ignore the reviews and we weren't...More

1  Thank Angus2002
Reviewed 8 September 2015

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Thank S4574SHmartinb
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I have eaten at Cuckoo's Nest many times and have had some great dinners. It is a good restaurant and a family favorite. My wife and I tried the brunch last weekend, and it was not up to what we have come to expect from...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The food was good, nothing real special. The service was also good, but nothing special. I had chiles rellenos.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Being in a beach community you'd expect a good quality dining spot to he jammed during the summer....not the Cuckoo's Nest. Despite the parking lot looking full you'll always find a great seat. The menu has a variety of food selections so don't think it...More

Thank Paul393
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I have eaten here a few times as I spend my summers here. Recently my wife and I stopped in for dinner and after being greeted, were asked if we wanted inside or out. We like eating outdoors but after viewing the area (it looked...More

1  Thank RXMAN2
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I just hope the new owners don't start to change the menu I have been coming to Cuckoo Nest since the 90's Love the burrittos and original nachos Salsa is my fav of all the mexican restaurants in the area Good for take out too,...More

1  Thank Kim N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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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