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Cypress Inn

501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372
+1 205-345-6963
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“smoked chicken” (43 reviews)
“catfish” (54 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food and fantastic view of the river. I always eat the fresh fried shrimp but last time I had the fresh delicious Salmon!

Thank mtoddpears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very quaint and relaxing. Food was hot and tasty. Sweet tea was great. The view of the river while eating was a added bonus.

Thank Lucille Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from out of town. Our Airbnb hostess recommended Cypress Inn. As we are arriving to the restaurant, I see the reviews about bad service. I'm a little hesitant, but we are already there. Our server was Jack. He was AMAZING!!! He was very...More

Thank KMB1117
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cypress Inn is the perfect restaurant to bring out of town guests or locals for a nice lunch/dinner. The food is exceptionally good as is the view and the service. I chose salmon salad while my daughter chose the chicken in white barbecue sauce. Beautifully...More

Thank Chickelbuck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my mom for a late Mother's Day dinner, she loves to go here and has fond memories. We arrived on a slow Tuesday night. The restaurant has a smell, like the carpet is old. Our server, Jack, was delightful. We ordered fried shrimp...More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

First visit and had a pretty good meal. However, even though it wasn’t crowded, the service was slow and not well timed.

Thank Greg E
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous view! Competent but not very warm wait staff. Food was good. My son loved the Prime Rib. I had the Shrimp and Angel Hair pasta which was tasty but too much water-pasta not drained enough. Gumbo was tasteless. Shrimp and Grits got...More

Thank Drtamaragrosz
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Went here for dinner on a very slow Tuesday night. There was no one one in the dining area where we were seated. We waited at least 10 minutes before anyone came to take our order. The waitress was nice but she was so shy;...More

Thank jomjr6
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I must start by saying that the food is terrific. Never been a problem there. We came in on a Sunday evening and after waiting 20 minutes and absolutely noone coming to take our order, we left. I told the hostess what happened and she...More

Thank Kelvin H
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived about 5:30 on Saturday evening and there was not a wait. We were dotted near a window and had a nice view of the river. Wait staff was attentive and our food was excellent. I had the smoked chicken, Gouda grits & asparagus....More

Thank Mpeop
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Ricci C
February 12, 2017|
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Response from CypressInnRestTuscAL | Property representative |
We do not have crab legs, only claws! Thanks!!
October 26, 2016|
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Response from BijonV | Reviewed this property |
Yes but better to eat in the enclosed glass area. Still have the view but out of the wind and weather.
April 17, 2016|
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Response from jancarr2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the website can answer all your questions or give Cypress Inn a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-6963
  • E-mail
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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