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Built of cypress wood and locared at 501 Rice Mine Road E., in Tuscaloosa, AL, The Cypress Inn Restaurant blends beautifully into the landscape along the banks of the Black Warrior River.

The Cypress Inn Restaurant, a Tuscaloosa tradition for more than 33 years, offers guests a casual, river-front dining experience.


Open for lunch and dinner, The Cypress Inn serves Southern-inspired dishes including our famous grilled chicken with white BBQ sauce. In addition, we are known for our seafood, steaks, 'Nawlins-style gumbo, homemade chicken salad, and yeast rolls - just to name a few. Click here to view The Cypress Inn Restaurant Menu.

The Cypress Inn accepts Bama Cash. Delivery is available through Crimson 2


Situated on approximately four acres, The Pavilion was added in 2012 next door to The Cypress Inn and is the perfect venue for special events, weddings, family gatherings, corporate events, charity functions and more.


In addition to The Paviliion, The Cypress Inn has another venue for entertaining, The Crows Nest (located atop The Cypress Inn Restaurant).


The same dishes that have made The Cypress Inn famous are available through our catering department. Whether you are hosting a formal seated dinner for 300 or an informal cocktail party, or just want to pick up party trays to go - we can help make your event special. Click here for Catering Menus.


We consider it a privilege and an honor to be recognized locally, regionally and nationally, including:


"Restaurant of Distinction"

from the Tuscaloosa Convention and Visitors Bureau


"Top Five Catfish Restaurants in America"

"Dishes to Have Before You Die"

"Top 5 Alabama Dining Destinations"


And numerous articles in Southern Living, Tuscaloosa Magazine, Travel South, The Tuscaloosa News and Alabama Magazine.

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