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Cypress Inn

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501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372 (Tuscaloosa)
+1 205-345-6963
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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 - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food selections. Great wine selection and very nice atmosphere. Its changed a lot of the years- mostly for the better. Service was a bit slow in the very upstairs area and a bit hot- but the main room and bar area are always wonderful. Prime rib should be available more often. Been here many times and its always great.... More 

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Thank awitchswim
Meridian, Mississippi
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service and ambiance is great. A beautiful view of the Black Warrior River is a treat. The catfish and shrimp are delicious as are the fried green tomatoes.

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Thank phillipc163
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Thank you so much for your review of The Cypress Inn! We are go glad that you had a wonderful experience! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Northport, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family always spends our birthdays at Cypress Inn. The service, appearance, quality, etc. went downhill for a little bit but the last few times we have been, it's been great. We go at least once a month. Great catfish!

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Thank tannerfunk
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Thank you so much for your review of The Cypress Inn! We are go glad that you had a wonderful experience! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My good friend from college is a Tuscaloosa native and when I called him for a recommendation for lunch, he met us there. The CI has to be the number 1 restaurant in T'town. The view of the Black Warrior River and the University of Alabama campus are memorable. The service is impeccable and friendly, after all, you are in... More 

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Thank you so much for your review of The Cypress Inn! We are go glad that you had a wonderful experience! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Stephenville, Texas
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91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the fried catfish today on the campus of University of Alabama. Food was great. Line moved fast. Good sweet tea. Highly recommend the fried catfish. Huge portions, great price.

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Thank Jeff S
Saint Clair, Michigan, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a long time.great food.plenty of it.Great place to take friends.good service on the river.great views

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Thank Diane P
Del Rio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best places in Tuscaloosa to eat. It's right on the river, so has great views while you eat - day or night. The food is delicious! It's also one of the few places in town that takes reservations. I'd definitely recommend trying out the Cypress Inn for a meal.

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Ozark, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. We loved our table overlooking the river. A bit spendy but worth it for a special occasion.

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Thank Gloria F
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere. The host was rude. Food was good. That's about it. Oh, and I love their muffins.

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Thank nenegoose2005
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Cypress Inn is still the best place to dine with atmosphere, quality, price and service. Power outage is sometimes out of the hand of owners. This happened to us at Outback in Tuscaloosa as well. With daily thunderstorms, things can happen. Food as good as ever. A local resident of Tuscaloosa for 30+ years.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372
    (Tuscaloosa)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-6963
Description
The Cypress Inn Restaurant has been established for over 30 years. It's beautiful riverfront views combined with quality southern cuisine and friendly service has made it one of Tuscaloosa's premiere casual dining establishments. It is a full service restaurant that also offers curbside takeaway to-go orders, delivery, catering and private parties. The Cypress Inn has private venues available for celebrations and events of any size and theme.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?