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Cypress Restaurant

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320 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7626
+1 850-513-1100
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were taking our son to FSU, we want have dinner together. We checked the reviews and went there. The restaurant is excellent, we had the tuna and was amazing! The desert was very good too. But it was a pleasant surprise to find a cheese menu with a very good selection of artisanal cheeses. The food is outstanding and... More 

Thank Lucyparra
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is, in my opinion, the best, most innovative and inventive restaurant in Tallahassee. Young, clever chefs. Phenomenal Craft Cocktails. New ways of really playing up the tastes of Florida ingredients. We can't wait to go back. The clientele was mixed - young millennials and slightly older people like us. We travel a lot, and I'd put Cypress up against... More 

Thank dogstartraveller
The Villages, Florida
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

My husband and I had an absolutely wonderful dinner at the Cypress restaurant in Tallahassee. The location was right around the corner from the Aloft Hotel and so enjoyed a little walk. We were not in the mood for a really larger dinner so I had a fantastic mushroom soup with an appetizer plate of crab cakes.. FANTASTIC. My husband... More 

1 Thank brovelli
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I've been to Cypress several times; it's one of the best restaurants in Tallahassee for local, well-prepared food. My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here this week, and every member of the staff went beyond any expectation to make it a special occasion. From a table decorated with confetti hearts, to an amuse bouche sent by the chef to... More 

1 Thank JamyVII
Jacksonville, Florida
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587 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We were visiting Tallahassee recently and friends invited us to join them for dinner at Cypress. What a great restaurant! The vibe here is sophisticated and upscale but not at all stuffy. Lots of original art hangs on the walls of this old building. Food was excellent: I ordered the Hanger Steak medium and it was super - cooked perfectly.... More 

Thank 493Ron
Toowoomba, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Excellent food in an intimate restaurant. The meatloaf was the best I have ever eaten. The cocktails too were very nice. Could not fault this at all, your taste buds will thank you for going

Thank Looey72
baton rouge
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Beginning at bar with a perfect Manhatten w/ Rough Rider rye. Creamy oysters and biscuits are smooth (oysters)and crisp (biscuits). Quail stuffed with sweet sweet potatoes, played well against earthy kale, a crunchy flash fried sage with every bite, paired with creamy grits for an eclectic treat. Caramel ice cream with candied pecans topper. Nice service too.

Thank tom c
Sarasota, Florida
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

a very different menu than I expected but all good. the prime rib was excellent. Everyone in my party of 7 were impressed. A bit on the expensive side but, worth it.

Thank DoncoJones
Tallahassee, Florida
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206 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Cypress did an impressive job in providing a very nice dining experience, from beginning to end. Cocktails were well done, appetizers were delicious, the mains terrific, and dessert was yummy. The fried eggplant bruschetta for starters was very nicely done as wells as the scallops, some of the best I've ever tasted. I had salmon for dinner and my wife... More 

Thank Ron C
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Cypress is by far the best restaurant in Tallahassee! While visiting family in Tallahassee we ate a many restaurants but every other meal was disappointing, compared to our meal at cypress...needless to say we went back to cypress a few more times on our trip. To start they have a great wine selection! Their pimento cheese, oysters & biscuits and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7626
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-513-1100
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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