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Tequila’s Authentic

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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1333 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1739
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Boca Raton, Florida
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really authentic and tasty food - had the lunch special and it was great value - will go back for sure

Thank miamisuzy
Essex, Connecticut
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a weekday night the place was full, but there was only one server,so the service was dreadfully slow. The chips and salsa finally arrived, but the salsa was not the traditional combo of tomatoes, onions,peppers etc. -not good! The margaritas and beer were decent as were our entre choices. One serious issue is the noise level. Next time we... More 

Thank gourmet84928
Madison, Connecticut
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went there for the first time Feb. 11, 2017, service was slow, but food was pretty good & made the long wait almost worth it. Returned Feb. 18, 2017, figuring to make it a regular choice for dining out. Ordered, waiter totally screwed up my order, acted like a deer in the headlights, when I told him it was not... More 

Thank jrncsa1
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Good Mexican, friendly staff, wide open with no quiet corners to hide in. food was good with free chips and salsa. out door seating in the warmer months on the patio.

Thank DaveCttraveler
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The staff was completely disinterested in our being there....they werent rude they were just nonexistent. The food took forever even tho the place was empty. It was like fast food (think taco bell). Sorry but just NO reason to ever go back

Thank Karen M
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174 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our poor server was stretched thin. But he was polite and nice. Great salsa and chips which they brought to the table. The Buritto was outstanding and very filling. My friend had the quesadilla and she loved it. The prices were cheap and the food was great. I can't wait to go back and try more. The inside was clean... More 

Thank BusterBusBus
Springfield, VA
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

First of all - we were able to get a reservation for Sat. evening for 12 people - that is a big plus. BUT the service was a bit slow. We asked for separate checks but she brought us one check. We sent her back to separate the checks and it took about 15 minutes or more. The food was... More 

Thank djsabra
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Food is really fresh and always good. Service is mediocre due to limited staff. There should be more servers.

Thank Crystal T
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Crap service. Not good margaritas. Burrito ok- enchilada not great. Waste of time.... Glad our date night was a flop....

Thank Zumba J
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Went in for a bite after a school concert, eight pm. Approached right away, seated and drinks delivered. Sangria was homemade and top notch. My husband had a marguerita....very good. He had the combo meal, excellent ! I had beef enchiladas. Excellent, quite tasty. Just a very friendly place, love it, one of our first stops upon returning to OS.... More 

Thank bobsmobCt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1739
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: 8603918091

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