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Cypress Restaurant

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320 E Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-7626
+1 850-513-1100
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

While the service and ambiance were fine, the hanger steak dish was not. Both the meat and potato accompaniment were too heavily salted. I felt like Lot's wife afterward.

Thank Vandover
Kitchener, Canada
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357 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Easy walk from our hotel. Very attentive and highly qualified staff. Fun atmosphere. Inventive cuisine.

Thank Brian S
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Here we are! Read everyone's review while we were doing Happy Hour and weren't sure what to expect. We were excited to get Jeremy as our waiter since everyone raved about him. Just polished off the Eggplant Bruschetta; get 2 you won't want to share. I ordered the special Quail. Unreal! Very gourmet southern flavors. Complemented with the wine we... More 

1 Thank SarasotaRealtor
Germantown, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Had the yellow fin tuna with chorizo and plantains. Amazing!!!! I can't wait for my next visit!!

Thank GTownMom
Tallahassee, Florida
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I've long been a fan of Cypress but this was my first Sunday brunch experience. The menu offered a number of choices of both a breakfast and lunch variety, including starters, soups and salads. Great service and a wonderful menu! Cypress did not disappoint!

1 Thank Chris L
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The Cypress Restaurant looks like my kinda place: a bit rustic, a few "chef-taking-chances" items on the menu, and a small somewhat intimate atmosphere. In town for business I had not reserved a table, but the confused desk staff worked to accommodate me anyway. Ten minutes after being seated and it was finally determined who would actually wait on me,... More 

3 Thank The2013Wanderer
Tallahassee, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

I met some friends here for a pre-theatre drink and a bite to eat. As we were not staying for dinner we made a reservation to be seated at the bar. On arrival there were our places all set up exactly as a table would have been set up, which was very welcoming. We were given the drinks menu which... More 

Thank Maxine K
Dunwoody, Georgia, USA
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141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

You need to get to this restaurant early if you want a seat. Our party had to eat in the bar but the food was very nice and the service good. It is within walking distance from downtown hotels.

Thank W4ATL
Sarasota, Florida
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217 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Sorry, but I do not share the same enthusiasm about Cypress as other reviewers! During as recent Tallahassee stay, we were looking forward to eating at Cypress based on recommendations of others, but, overall, we were disappointed. The restaurant has a parking lot and valet which makes it easy. The restaurant itself is nice, and the service was fine. There... More 

1 Thank VaBeneSRQ
Camarillo, CA
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Dined here with long time friends/former classmate during a solo trip back for the Florida State University Homecoming weekend. My 1st time back in Tallahassee since graduating in 1974! My hosts choose Cypress. Great choice. I am vegetarian, and had ample choices from the menu. Starter salad was excellent, veggie entree very good. Decent wine list, including a surprise to... More 

2 Thank Randyhol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?