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Cypress Grill

#217 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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4404 W William Cannon Dr, Ste L, Austin, TX 78749-1401 (Mopac Expressway)
+1 512-358-7474
08:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 22:00
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at our favorite Cajun restaurant to start my birthday month celebration. We used my birthday coupon and they also had a special that you could order dessert and they flip a coin and if you call it right, it's free! We had the wonderful bourbon chocolate pie free! We both really enjoyed the Catfish... More 

Thank Darlene H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Growing up in Louisiana, this is what my grandmother's cooking tasted like. Since moving away after college and going back home for visits, the food isn't even close to what I remembered. This place takes me way back and the service has always been top notch!

Thank Jennifer B
Brownsville, Texas
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My husband with our little kiddo went to Cypress Grill for brunch and we were not disappointed. I had their take on Eggs Benedict and it was outstanding. Family friendly and awesome mimosas.

Thank Jess F
Waxahachie, Texas
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195 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was our 1st visit, but will not be our last. As folks with Cajun heritage, we know what authentic is and Cypress Grill has it. Seafood Gumbo was almost as good as our old Cajun Aunt in Baton Rouge. The Spinach/Artichoke Dip was so good we almost wanted it to be a meal. Salmon, Atchafalaya Catfish (smothered with Crawfish... More 

Thank jdawsontx
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband enjoyed a night out to celebrate Valentines Day at Cypress Grill! This is absolutely our favorite go-to Cajun restaurant in Austin. We had a $10 certificate for my husbands February birthday and a gift card from Christmas so we enjoyed margaritas (happy hour $4 special) and a sampler appetizer plate with crab cake, Cajun egg rolls and boudin... More 

Thank Darlene H
Austin, Texas
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140 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

On a busy night, be prepared to wait unless you have a reservation. Very popular Cajun restaurant. But one seated, service was attentive, and food was good and satisfying. I look forward to going here again.

Thank Kyllito
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dropped in about noon on Saturday to have brunch. We always enjoy eating here and we weren't disappointed with our choices. I really loved my shrimp poor boy sandwich and my husbands choice of jambalaya was delicious! The food was spot on, but I was wanting a refill on my water and the dirty dishes cleared.... More 

Thank Darlene H
John H, Owner at Cypress Grill, responded to this review

Hey Darlene and thanks for the review. So glad the food is spot on. Brunch is a very busy time for us, but that's no excuse for us not clearing your table - something for us to talk about internally and examine more closely. thanks! John Haug Cypress Grill More 

Dripping Springs, Texas
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

A great menu with nice variety. We have always been pleased with the food and the consistency. Today we had the Christmas Eve brunch and all 4 in our party were very pleased. Our server was very attentive and helpful.

Thank sbcarterclu
Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We never get tired of the great food and super-friendly service at Cypress Grill. Have Kay make you a Cosmo, made with organic Pomegranate so it's orange instead of red, but delicious! I love the shrimp en brochette, crawfish etouffe, and the chocolate pecan pie is unbelievable. If you're there during crawfish season you must have the crawfish enchiladas, but... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were visiting and celebrated my daughter-in-laws birthday - brunch, All four of us had different but wonderful dishes. I ordered the Eggs Napoleon which is basically eggs Benedict with crawfish etouffee on top, but they knocked it out of the park. And Blueberry pancake as a side - really! Pancakes, sausage, omelettes - all very tasty and well prepared.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4404 W William Cannon Dr, Ste L, Austin, TX 78749-1401
    (Mopac Expressway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-358-7474
Every now and then you find a place to eat that is truly special, where the food is great, the staff cares about you, a local funky joint with that true Austin neighborhood feel. Where you can bring the kids or or come out for date night with that special someone, catch some great live music or watch the game. It's a relaxing, casual atmosphere with seriously good food. Whether you're in the mood for something healthy, something naughty or you just want to fulfill your Louisiana cravings - we've got you covered - a Kid's Menu, a Full bar and Happy Hour 7 days a week! All of our food is made from scratch from our famous Crawfish Etouffée to our salad dressings to our sumptuous Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. We are a Zero Trans Fat establishment so even when you're eating bad, it's still good! We offer fresh fish, flown in daily, our chicken is raised with no hormones or antibiotics ("never-ever"), delicious loacally-grown, organic veggies, and if you come to our New Orleans brunch, you'll enjoy organic, locally-sourced eggs plucked from pasture-raised chickens!

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