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CUCO's

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350 N Century Ave, Waunakee, WI 53597-1147
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Madison, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There were some red flags that seem to point to CuCo's struggling. The chips and salsa were not free, the ingredients seemed to be of low quality and the portions were small. My dish was the #26 and they forgot the chile poblano. Numerous little things indicate that there's not much care or quality control going on. With Waunakee's food... More 

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Thank CombustionJustin
Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a bad week and decided to stop and have dinner solo, just my Kindle and I. Immediately I noticed that at 5:40 pm, there were only three other tables with diners. This was fine, I wanted quiet. I saw a group of waiters and waitresses grouped behind the bar. They saw me take a seat, yet it was... More 

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Thank LadyLynda0712
Oconomowoc
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Waunakee, driving through on the Harley. Hungry. Wanted good, greasy burger but hard time finding a place? WTH? Found a place we thought would work, but NO...They don't serve whiskey (not good!) This restaurant was in the same parking lot... and since we love Mexican, decided to try. We were the only customers here (Sunday afternoon, 2pm). Service good,... More 

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Thank Marie R
Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The staff is never very friendly here. We quit going for this reason. The food was good and there was plenty of it.

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Thank zenabeans
Lodi, Wisconsin
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband loves the food here... not sure why though, but ok. We went here on a Sunday afternoon, the only ones in the place actually. There was no one at the front counter to seat us. First strike. Second, there is a sign when you walk in that chips and salsa are no longer free and no longer endless... More 

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Thank Jenn S
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I came in a Sunday for lunch, I was seated immediately. From there it went down hill, I had to ask for service after sitting over 10 minutes with No acknowledgment, the server finally came and took my order, food was mediocre. She never came back to check on me, another server seen my beverage was empty and filled it... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Long Grove, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

the hard shell toco shells were stale. The food taisted like it was from a can. Not alot of food for the price. We have been to many mexican restaurants and have had reall good food. But here was adisipointment. It was our anniveresery dinnsr and it was not good. Would not recamend eating here

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Thank 319wayneg
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

There must have been a change of ownership as the waiters and waitresses who have served us in the past were no longer there. For the most part, the food tasted the same but the portion of meat was about only a quarter of what they used to give. Not a good sign. Service went downhill big time. My boyfriend... More 

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Thank Lily C
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was a good local mexican restaraunt, but they changed the beef and it is really poor quality now. I went back once and it was still bad. I will not be back

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Thank 4csmiley
Dane, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Pretty disappointed in both food and services. Prices were pretty high for what we received and a huge lack of service. I've only visited the waunakee location, but won't be back.

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Thank Kathryn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 N Century Ave, Waunakee, WI 53597-1147
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waunakee
Description
A relatively new restaurant - I believe by same owners of CUCO's in Verona which is listed in tripadvisor; anyway, a great restaurant in any city let alone in Waunakee, WI - totally unexpected gem!

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