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Tequila Mockingbird

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6 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
+1 203-966-2222
16:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The offerings at this local eatery are good for families, couples or friend visits. Casual and busy, the fun decor and great service combined with TexMex/Mexican is great for this area of CT.

Thank TheVictorCat
New Canaan, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Tequila since we moved here last July. I must admit I am from Colorado where mexican food is done a little different. We like to smother everything with a delicious pork green chili sauce. So when I heard that the owner was also from Colorado, I may have got over excited. Now I will admit it's... More 

Thank 4wheelers2017
Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years, always good tasty food with efficient, friendly service. The regular menu is good , real good, but the specials are even better. And don't forget to have a Margarita!

Thank Bradley J
Norwalk, Connecticut
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food at TM is usually pretty good. However the service on the bar area, particularly from the bartender is poor. He doesn't seem to care unless you are his friend sitting at the bar.

Thank Jeff S
Vista, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is not your typical burritos/tacos place. Much of the food from Tequila comes from authentic Mexican dishes. The sauces are amazing and I frequent often.

Thank 18alp14
New Canaan, Connecticut
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Not bad but I've had better. Not terribly authentic but nothing specific to complain about. This is a stereotypically Mexican restaurant but you won't find the Mexicans lining up for dinner here. Fine for families and the bar is pretty lively too. The last frozen Margarita I ordered was icy and weak on the tequila and I had the feeling... More 

Thank erestifo
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We LOVE Tequila Mockingbird! It's always good food and good service. My kids love their smoothies and the guac is the perfect snack for them while they wait for the main course. The staff is always friendly and the margaritas are dangerous - in a good way :)

Thank Carolyn V
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good Mexican food with a nice atmosphere. Traditional Mexican food sold in the US with seasonal specialties not often seen in US restaurants (at least in Connecticut!). It's a little pricey compared to most Mexican restaurants but reasonable for New Canaan. Good, strong margaritas as well!

Thank NasiLemak888
Bethel, Connecticut
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If it wasn't for the poor service and unfriendly staff I would rate this much higher. The decor is a bit tacky but it works. It makes you feel as if you are someplace else. You have no idea you are in New Canaan. The food is not your typical Mexican food tomato sauce and melted cheese covered slop. It... More 

1 Thank pap0707
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant when we want great food and drinks. Everyone there treats you like family and we are never disappointed with the experience.

Thank sgcooper5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 203-966-2222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?