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Cypress Restaurant

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320 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
+1 850-513-1100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: A sophisticated Southern regional-style restaurant located in a casual...
A sophisticated Southern regional-style restaurant located in a casual, metropolitan setting, Cypress offers a creative menu of fresh in-house preparations featuring chef-cut aged meats, local produce and fresh seafood. Locally owned and operated by a formally trained chef and his wife, together they seek to offer you the most exceptional dining experience available.
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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great brunch

The food is very good and i highly recommend the signature bloody mary. The live music was not to loud and was a great addition to the company

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Michael G
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We went for a group dinner to this restaurant while on a business trip in Tallahassee Florida and was blown away from the service and quality of food! It was a great meal and I highly recommended it for a group dinner or date night.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is very good and i highly recommend the signature bloody mary. The live music was not to loud and was a great addition to the company

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Santa Clarita, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This restaurant shows a lot of promise. Interesting food pairings. The cocktails were quite good. Salads were over dressed. Steak was good but not as good as I would have liked. Perhaps I was here when the executive chef was not but I hoped for better based on a great looking menu.

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florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Met our two young adult sons in Tallahassee to celebrate their birthday. Chose this restaurant because we hadn't been there before. Reservation at 8:00, seated at 8:30. I find that irritating for the price point of this restaurant. The food was good, not great. The service was fair, not great. Waited to order drinks, wine came well after entrees. Won't... More 

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Jeremy F, Manager at Cypress Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear of your experience at Cypress on Monday April 20th. We try to hold ourselves to a higher standard than your visit would seem to indicate. We have recently moved to digital reservations via OpenTable, and are using their software to book our over the phone and in-house reservations. We apologize if this new process... More 

Nantucket
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Three of us dined here and we were quite pleased with our meals. The service was attentive, cocktails were good and the food well prepared. The cobia and lamb were especially tasty. Even though we were full, we split the pecan pie turnover and it was scrumptious! I always enjoy a visit to Cypress when I'm in Tallahassee.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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375 reviews 375 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were staying down the street and needed a good meal. It turns out that this place fit the bill perfectly. Nice menu and everything was perfectly prepared. Decent prices and a pretty solid wine list.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great appetizers, specialty drinks, excellent meal. Maple mopped ribeye will not disappoint. Could not have asked for a better night.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

The food was prepared exceptionally well, everything was fresh and flavorful. Our waiter offered great recommendations for our wine pairings.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Tallahassee, like most state capitals, is flooded with lobbyists of either grassroots citizen or professional level. When we go, we need a place to have a nice dinner and unwind. Cypress was highly recommended and it did not disappoint. A common problem in college towns is you get kids as servers and they are lacking in the attributes you expect... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Don't let the teeming parking lot deter you. Somehow the guys get 'em all in. I had lamb that was roasted in an herbal combination I didn't recognize. It was absolutely delicious! A little pricey. Not a place the kids will enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-513-1100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 32

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

A sophisticated Southern regional-style restaurant located in a casual, metropolitan setting, Cypress offers a creative menu of fresh in-house preparations featuring chef-cut aged meats, local produce and fresh seafood. Locally owned and operated by a formally trained chef and his wife, together they seek to offer you the most exceptional dining experience available.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?