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4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
504-885-6885
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Creole

Nice atmosphere and interesting menu. Wish they were also open for lunch. Had the rabbit appetizer and it was really tasty. Specials do change, so you get to try different things each time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Cindy H
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Metairie, Louisiana
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  • Romantic
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Metairie, Louisiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere and interesting menu. Wish they were also open for lunch. Had the rabbit appetizer and it was really tasty. Specials do change, so you get to try different things each time.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Restaurant Cypress is a really great find in Metairie. This is a slightly upscale eatery where you will not find the typical New Orleans fare. Cypress has a traditional menu with some good dishes. They also always offer a list of several daily specials which are verbally described by your server. I wish they would print these specials so the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Some of the items that they prepare are from "Old Line" cuisine from the early days of New Orleans restaurants. Many of the Chefs in the City (French Quarter included) have moved to a newer politically correct menu type menu. If you want that, don't go there. If you want some really good exceptional local style food, this is the... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Hubby and I had a date night and were seated in the bar area where they only had tables for 2. This made it so nice that we were not trying to talk over large tables. When you book a reservation for 2 ask for the bar area. We had the fried soft shell crab and crabcake entrees and this... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

At the suggestion of a local friend, a colleague and I took a client to dinner at Restaurant Cypress. While it was busy, we were seated immediately upon our arrival - and, as requested in our reservation - we were seated at a "quieter" table so we could discreetly discuss business. The host was professional and engaging and personally took... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was our 4th or 5th visit to Cypress (always with mixed results but good enough to try again) and it has gone way downhill. First, the service - we were seated and in a half-full room and our drink and then food order was taken. Drinks came out 20 minutes later and the appetizers took a full hour and... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant well worth the trip. The menu includes a wide variety of seafood and meats including rabbit. I recommend the salmon. Plenty of parking on site or nearby. An elegant table setting and very attentive service. A corkage fee applies if you bring your own wine, but it is no more than any other restaurant of this quality. Treat... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Tried several things on the menu & a couple of specials. All great! (Especially the garlic soup!!) Service attentive. Would recommend & will go back.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a typical N.O. style family restaurant. Not pretentious and very comfortable for the local crowd. It was a bit of a wait for a table but it was a Saturday night and we had a 6 top so that is to be expected. I found it noisy and not the most updated atmosphere (it could use a face... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Almost on the corner of Transcontinental and West Esplanade in Metairie (a suburb between downtown New Orleans and the airport),Cypress has good food. Appetizers, including barbecue shrimp and duck eggroll. Like most New Orleans restaurants, was noisy.

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Additional Information about Restaurant Cypress

Address: 4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
Phone Number: 504-885-6885
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $30
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: 504-885-6885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $30
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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