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Cypress Inn

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501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372 (Tuscaloosa)
+1 205-345-6963
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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calera, al
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always delicious. The little muffins just melt in your mouth. I always have a hard time deciding what to order!

Thank Connie H
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped in the night before the Iron Bowl. I had the catfish with fries and green beans. Wife had shrimp pasta. Both were good. Not a fan of the green beans. Sweet tea wasn't sweet enough for me. The rolls they bring are amazing, muffins not so much. Cool little place on the water though. We enjoyed... More 

Thank Blake S
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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269 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The smoked chicken was outstanding, the mustard greens were super. I had a grilled grouper special, priced at $24. The portion was small and it was way too salty-- I do not recommend it. Would have been better off getting the catfish. We had coupon for fried green tomatoes and they were done well. Got there about 5:40, not busy,... More 

Thank Kwajkid007
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Grits my favorite. Waitress gave awesome attentive and prompt service. Chicken with white sauce was good. Creamed sweet potatoes were smooth, sweet and a nice compliment to the chicken.

Thank Patti P
Litchfield, New Hampshire
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress was wonderful. But the food came out in waves. Several were finished eating before the others got their food. My dinner, tilapia, was cold. My granddaughter's steak was so rare it could moo. She ordered it medium. Someone else ordered a shrimp and pasta dish. They forgot to put any shrimp in it. I felt so badly for... More 

Thank nancyhO3529DO
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cypress Inn is located on the riverbank so there are very few seats without a view. The catfish, grilled chicken & shrimp were excellent. The rolls were yummy. The wait staff did a great job taking care of you.

Thank A B T
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Have been many times. Always reliable, hardy southern style food in a fun, causal atmosphere on the river. Nothin' fancy! Rolls they serve are great. Like the veggies, the salmon, the chicken and the fried pickles. Oh, and desserts. And they cater and have rooms for groups and parties. Wonderful view.

Thank Rick S
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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437 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have visited this restaurant many times over the years and have never been disappointed in the food or service. It is a lovely restaurant on the Black Warrior River - try to get a table with a view of the river. Our server was very attentive and we soon had drinks and a basket of rolls and the wonderful... More 

Thank Jenny W
Jacksonville, Alabama, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Food was very good but lukewarm. Exceptional menu with a lot of variety. Waitress did not seem to be very familiar with beer or wine selections.

Thank Koven B
United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food is excellent! The service is great and the view of the Black Warrior River is very relaxing. This restaurant is a must place while you are in Tuscaloosa.

Thank Michael L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?