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Cypress Grill

#201 of 3,027 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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4404 W William Cannon Dr, Ste L, Austin, TX 78749-1401 (Mopac Expressway)
+1 512-358-7474
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Cypress Grill always warms my heart as it has great cocktails and a good variety of dishes as long as one is in a cajun mood. I'm a big brunch fan and when we have a chance we will be there as I am thinking of those Creole eggs Benedict as I write. And sitting at the bar means a... More 

Thank J Craig W
Austin, Texas
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352 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

For years we have eaten here. It it a neighborhood place filled with regulars. Good food and friendly people as well as an eclectic clientele. Hard to beat!

Thank La E
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Had never been to Cypress Grill before, had heard a lot of folks recommend it. They were right excellent seafood, creole grill. Items are made from scratch. Our waiter was taking a break from the kitchen, he is normally a cook, and waiting tables. Good service, great selections. Cant wait to try the " happy hour" from 3-7 pm and... More 

Thank swTXSU
Austin, Texas
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165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This was our second time, we visited before for branch and went out for Friday dinner this time. My first impression: the space is inadequate for this busy restaurant, period! We arrived at about 6:45 on Friday night and there was a 25 minute wait--understandable. But it was about 100F outside and there were about 15 people crammed in their... More 

Thank Vera L
Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Good ole Louisiana cooking. We go for the fried shrimp. Good Gulf shrimp taste not farm raised. The crawfish egg roll appetizers were delicious. I liked the gumbo but my husband wasn't impressed. Mojitos are delicious. Margaritas on the rocks not to my liking. They have a strong liquor taste,not crisp and refreshing. Drinks are expensive unless you make Happy... More 

Thank Peggy H
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Ordered the Chicken Tejano and it turned out to be a very good choice from the many choices available in the menu. Service was excellent and i am looking forward for the next opportunity to go back there and try some other delicacies served there.

Thank rrrsma
Lawton, Oklahoma
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service and amazing food. We ordered the sampler appetizer and really enjoyed the boudin balls, egg rolls, and crab cake with three sauces. I had the stuffed pork chop. One of my party ordered the shrimp en brochette and declared it the best meal she'd ever had.

Thank NesofOklahoma
Dripping Springs, Texas
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438 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Any comparison of Cajun food has to be to just about any successful New Orleans restaurant--that is the only fair way to rank them. This is NOT New Orleans! For Austin, it is fine, but keep your expectations reasonable. The service is very good, prices reasonable, and the place is attractive for a strip mall restaurant. It is very small--less... More 

Thank 1234texas
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Austin. It's easy to get to because it's just off south MoPac. Went there last night and got the pot roast dinner. The beef was tender and flaky with a tasty gravy. It was excellent! My friend got a bowl of gumbo and a muffuletta sandwich. He said that his tasted great.... More 

Thank Polly O
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

We came for a family dinner on a very busy Friday. It is small, and the wait was quite a while. Just when we had almost given up hope, they seated us, and started feeding us. And it was good, it was surprisingly good. We had quite a range of seafood, chicken, red beans and rice, vegetarian- and it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $23
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4404 W William Cannon Dr, Ste L, Austin, TX 78749-1401
    (Mopac Expressway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-358-7474
Every now and then you find a place to eat that is truly special, where the food is great, the staff cares about you, a local funky joint with that true Austin neighborhood feel. Where you can bring the kids or or come out for date night with that special someone, catch some great live music or watch the game. It's a relaxing, casual atmosphere with seriously good food. Whether you're in the mood for something healthy, something naughty or you just want to fulfill your Louisiana cravings - we've got you covered - a Kid's Menu, a Full bar and Happy Hour 7 days a week! All of our food is made from scratch from our famous Crawfish Etouffée to our salad dressings to our sumptuous Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. We are a Zero Trans Fat establishment so even when you're eating bad, it's still good! We offer fresh fish, flown in daily, our chicken is raised with no hormones or antibiotics ("never-ever"), delicious loacally-grown, organic veggies, and if you come to our New Orleans brunch, you'll enjoy organic, locally-sourced eggs plucked from pasture-raised chickens!

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