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Cypress Inn

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501 Rice Mine Road North, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 (Tuscaloosa)
+1 205-345-6963
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located on the Black Warrior River. For 30 years, the Cypress Inn combines...
Located on the Black Warrior River. For 30 years, the Cypress Inn combines great views with great local food and service. We also offer bulk delivery, catering, private dinning, and other venues.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Ribs and Fantastic View

We've visited the restaurant several times after we moved to T town and we order their Prime Rib EVERY time. It is delicious! We heard they use to have Prime Rib on the menu every day, but due to a shortage of prime rib supply, they now only have it on certain days of the week. Give them a call... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Sherry C
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We've visited the restaurant several times after we moved to T town and we order their Prime Rib EVERY time. It is delicious! We heard they use to have Prime Rib on the menu every day, but due to a shortage of prime rib supply, they now only have it on certain days of the week. Give them a call... More 

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Top Contributor
267 reviews 267 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We came here for a dinner on a Sunday night of last month. When ordering food, our waitress told us that they did not have many of the meat items in the menu because the day before they had an exceptional number of guests for Valentine day dinners. She suggested some other dishes that were available. We first ordered an... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

You can't beat the view of the river and I thought that I had an excellent server. I just thought that the food was very average for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Amazing riverfront property. The feeling of a lodge or country Inn.Happy faces greet you as you enter with welcoming hospitality and smiling faces. excellent seafood and steak specials. Known for great prime rib, catfish and smoked chicken. the view the food the service the staff make this restaurant the best by far in tuscaloosa!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Cypress Inn has changed the menus, leaving eggplant parmesan as the only vegetarian option (aside from veggie side dishes, offering no respectable source of protein). Given our many vegetarian friends and students, I have scratched Cypress Inn of our list of veggie friendly "nice" restaurants in Tuscaloosa.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

One of the nicest places to dine and watch the sunset over the Black Warrior River. This one is a favorite of mine. The food is very fresh and service is always great. It's not the cheapest place to dine but it's usually worth the money.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great view of the river. Love everything I have gotten there. It is a great place for celebrating anniversaries, birthday , and any other special occasion.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoy dining here when you can score a table by the window and enjoy the view of the river. The food is usually very good but is a bit pricey for such a casual environment. The setting is gorgeous though and perfect for taking a stroll along the river after dinner. We really enjoy sitting outside when the back... More 

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JEEPBAMA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Cypress Inn is a nice local restaurant with a great atmosphere. The food is very good and consistent and reasonably priced for the type of food and restaurant. The riverside views and ambience are really great. It can get a little loud at times when really packed with large parties.

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Ualaw2006
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to eat when in Tuscaloosa. Ask for a windo seat to enjoy the boats and barges going up and down the river. They have a great white BBQ sauce and the catfish is delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 Rice Mine Road North, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (Tuscaloosa)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-6963

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

Description

Located on the Black Warrior River. For 30 years, the Cypress Inn combines great views with great local food and service. We also offer bulk delivery, catering, private dinning, and other venues.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?