When you dine at the Cuckoo’s Nest , you'll be treated to a family-friendly dining experience. We have proudly been serving delicious food to the CT shoreline for over 40 years!
Stop by our locally owned and operated Mexican restaurant and try some of the best margaritas in town!
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, and 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