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Cypress Inn

501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372
+1 205-345-6963
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“smoked chicken” (43 reviews)
“catfish” (54 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2372
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful . Very nice... excellent food. We got the catfish and added oysters. Both were very delicious. I can’t wait to return.

Thank Furnm
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The food here is lovely. I enjoy the bread basket with all the different types of bread. It might be my favorite and we haven’t even gotten to the meal yet. There are plenty of good choices and sitting on the river looking out the...More

Thank rickeyg2017
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Three colleagues for dinner were seated right away at a nice table by the window overlooking the river. Wait staff was adequate however nothing to remark about. Two had the pasta primavera which they described as adequate. The green fried tomatoes appetizer was the only...More

2  Thank bdg5556
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My co workers and I ate at the Cypress Inn restaurant overlooking the Warrior River. The. View was great. I had the shrimp and grits and my friends had the salmon. They said theirs was really good. I enjoyed my dish also. There was not...More

Thank sre1210
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Lived near Tuscaloosa all of my life. Been here many times growing up with family birthdays, anniversaries etc. made reservation 545, didn’t get seated until after 6:30, no silverware (ran out)? On a Sat night- had to badger them For plate to put my roll...More

2  Thank Christy W
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I have always loved this place but the last two times we have been it was mediocre. I have been twice in the last few months and don’t really plan to go again. They need to go back to how it used to be run....More

2  Thank sat57
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Our server was great and we were delighted that the wait was not near as long as advised to us when we arrived. It was a great place to celebrate graduation.

Thank srlawren11
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Ricci C
12 February 2017|
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Response from CypressInnRestTuscAL | Property representative |
We do not have crab legs, only claws! Thanks!!
26 October 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.
17 April 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
US$10 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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