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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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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible20%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
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1712 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1642
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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 18 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
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The food is average at best and when is arrives at your table cold, it's even worse. The menu selections are what you would find at your average chain food Mexican restaurant. Nothing creative. The wait staff, however, was very friendly!

Thank TravelingGals92
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have been there in the weekend so loong waiting list even from 6:30. Thought must be few restaurants in the town that's why but in reality it's food is delicious. You would love it for sure.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We tried the Cookoos Nest again. its been a few years. it will probably be a few more till we return. The food was good, the waitress seemed way over worked, but it was her own fault, the drinks we ordered were very heavy on...More

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had diner there while staying in Old saybrook for a week. It was referred by Econolodge hotel staff which is located right next door. Testy mexican food but lot of people during dinner time. I prefer you call and place pick up order rather...More

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Restaurant Details

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