The History of 158 Cypress Street Abilene Texas 79601
The Compton Building was constructed in 1919. The original use was as a drugstore downstairs with offices upstairs. Later, there was a cleaners downstairs and even briefly, a pool hall. By 1992 the building had been empty for decades. Brian Green, with the help of friends, was able to then design & create "Abilene's Landmark Restaurant" opening in December 1993.
Our staff and restaurant has received 14 Reader's Choice Awards, was featured in magazines such as, The New York Times, Southern Living, & on television programs such as, CNN, and ABC Nightly News.
In October 2009, Abilene's first brewpub Abilene Brewing Co.
was opened- at Cypress Street Station
Featuring three, 5 barrel tanks, and serving a variety of unique brews, Abilene's first Micro-Brewery was born.
Now entering an EXCITING NEW ERA, as of January 2017, Abilene welcomes, Terry & Amanda O'Connor the proud new owners of Cypress Street Station Restaurant & Pub.
Dedicated to Providing a NEW, Exciting, Downtown Dining Experience, while Preserving the Historical Beauty of this Amazing Building, and the memories made here over the years!
So Please Join us at Cypress Street Station, as we continue to make
History, with Fantastic Food, Super Star Service, & The Best Brews Around!