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Restaurant Cypress

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4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
+1 504-885-6885
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (5 reviews)
“turtle soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

this is really a hidden neighborhood gem. the focus is on local seafood, which is done very well. our adult party of 4 enjoyed several different apps and seafood entrees. all were tasty. the service is casual, friendly and knowledgeable. pricing is fair.

Thank worldexplorer53
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I had zero problems parking and the food was first rated. The Parmesan seafood appetizer was memorable. The fried oyster appetizer was as perfect as could be possible. The fish special (snapper) had a lovely light breading and was perfectly cooked. They have rabbit and...More

Thank SalliesMom
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This was our first time here, have heard the food is outstanding and it is. Soft Shell Crab was fired perfect, the service was good and the food came out in good order. We will return.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We had eaten a few times at Restaurant Cypress 5-7 years ago and had good but not great meals. We tried it again last week. This may be our new favorite restaurant in Metairie. They served the best turtle soup we've ever had (equal to...More

Thank M L
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The food here is creole inspired but they put a modern twist on it. I had a mirliton soap that had shrimp & crabmeat that was delicious. The crabmeat was claw meat that has a lot more flavor and the shrimp were large. I had...More

Thank skyhawk13
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This restaurant is 'hidden' next to a bank in an unpretentious building. Easily overlooked. However, the interior is very cozy. Staff is great and food is very good. A local gem.

Thank Uwe B
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Excellent local cuisine. Really a gem. Less expensive than restaurants of similar quality in New Orleans proper. One of my favorite restaurants.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant numerous times over the years and the food was very good. But, we were there tonight (1/21) and the food was okay. The sauce on the barbecue shrimp appetizer was too heavy and over seasoned. The bread was hard...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Cypress always did decent, reliable dinners, but recently (twice in the last two weeks) our meals were outstanding...as good as any of the best in New Orleans. Great soft-shelled crabs very lightly flash-fried and PERFECTLY cooked Pompano are at the top of the list. It...More

Thank lilbanjo
Reviewed June 25, 2016

I've come here several times with friends and the food has always been very good to great. They almost always have entrees that are not on the online menu. More recently, I had soft shell crab, and it was to die for. For an appetizer...More

Thank Eve1973
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4426 Transcontinental Dr, Ste 1, Metairie, LA 70006-2197
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-885-6885
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