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501 Rice Mine Road North, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
+1 205-345-6963
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Ranked #6 of 239 Restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
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
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Tuscaloosa
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.
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Mobile, Alabama
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Friends and I dined at the Cypress Inn on the beautiful Black Warrior River. The view was amazing! We watched kyakers on the river. The wait staff were very attentive and kept coming to check on us. The food was beautifully presented but was just average. I asked for my steak to be medium rare and it was done. But... More 

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Northport, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The food is very good, the location is fantastic. You need to try to get a table with a river view and than enjoy the food. Who likes Seafood will love the Cypress Inn but the Staeks are great as well.

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Columbus, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

The early evening sun on the Black Warrior River was outstanding and well worth the trip. The food was average, although the fried green tomatoes, the gumbo and the scallops were pretty good. The service was attentive, though things came out in a bit of a rush. All in all, it was a good experience and we'll be back.

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Terrytown, Louisiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

We were evacuated for Hurricane Isaac, so we only had our best evacuation outfits (shorts and flip flops), but they welcomed us and treated us well. Truthfully, we were only slightly underdressed compared to others. They sat us at the windows and the view was wonderful, as we watched the end of daylight glimmer on the river. The food was... More 

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Crestwood, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The food was average and a bit disappointing for the price. Not a lot of flavor and presentation was fair. The views of the river and surrounding grounds were spectacular, but a new chef may be in order,

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Milan, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Took my daughter here recently- she's a freshman at the university and it was her 18th birthday. I had booked a reservation through Open Table, and I would recommend doing that. We went on a Thursday night, and when we arrived, there were lots of people waiting for a table. We were seated promptly, and had a beautiful view of... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

The location is breath taking! Food is delicious. TIPS: don't plan to go during the busy hours, try their blackened tilapia and Greek salad. Try to be seated in their sun room area or the crows nest.

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

My husband and I ate here with friends while we were in Tuscaloosa visiting. The food was very good...I got the Cypress Inn Shrimp Pasta which was awesome and my husband enjoyed the fried catfish. The view was amazing though the porch was too full when we got there...next time we will definitely call ahead to reserve a seat on... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Eight of us went during a very busy week so I was not surprised to see a full restaurant and friendly, but spotty, service. As happens in so many places, you get seated by someone then wait for a long time for the waiter. Take a tip from Denny's and have the hostess get the drinks ordered at the same... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

7/28 - My wife and I took her father and mother here before a concert. We all enjoyed the appetizers and entrees. The staff was excellent. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Additional Information about Cypress Inn

Address: 501 Rice Mine Road North, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
Phone Number: +1 205-345-6963
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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