Traditional Mexican Food Within a Family-Friendly Dining Room

Freshly Prepared Mexican Cuisine

Treat yourself to a family-friendly dining experience at Cuckoo’s Nest. We have been proudly serving delicious food to the CT shoreline for over 40 years!
Stop by our locally owned and operated Mexican restaurant for some of the best margaritas in town!

Check Out Our Extensive Menu

Guacamole and Wild Chilis

Read Through Our Glossary of Terms

Know exactly what you are ordering by reviewing our glossary of terms which you may find in our menus.
CAJUN STYLE: hot and spicy seasoning using our carefully selected blend of the freshest spices available to bring out the natural flavor of the main ingredient. Spices include white, black and red peppers, garlic, thyme, basil, and paprika and/or fennel seed
BURRITO: soft flour tortilla filled w/refried beans and meat, topped w/onions and scallions, sauce, and cheese
EMPANADA: homemade beef turnover filled w/onions, peppers, and black olives, topped w/sauce and cheese
ENCHILADA: soft corn tortilla filled w/beef, chicken, or cheese, topped w/onions and scallion, sauce, and cheese
TACO: crispy corn tortilla folded and filled w/beef, chicken, or beans, topped w/lettuce, cheese, and sauce
TAMALE: meat, shrimp, or vegetables wrapped in corn dough, steamed and topped w/sauce and cheese – homemade and delicious
TORTILLA: thin, round, flat unleavened bread made from corn or wheat flour
TOSTADA: flat, crispy corn tortilla topped w/refried beans and beef or chicken, served w/lettuce and cheese
PICO DE GALLO (Salsa Fresca): salsa made w/fresh chopped tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, cilantro, and lime juice
SALSA VERDE: puréed green sauce made w/tomatillos, jalapeños, onions, and cilantro
Explore our delicious Mexican specials.
Visit 1712 Boston
Post Rd. today!
"Definitely some of the best Mexican
I have had on the East Coast and reasonably priced. Definitely, try the brunch, it is incredible and they
have EVERYTHING! Margs are delicious too!"

- Lauren F.
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