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Top O The River

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3220 McClellan Blvd, Anniston, AL 36201-2124
+1 256-238-0097
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17:00 - 22:15
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:15
Fri 17:00 - 22:15
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Anniston, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top O The River is an experience. Not a fancy restaurant, but the food is great and always consistent. Our favorites are the slaw and cornbread that everyone starts their meal with, and the fried pickles are the best you'll find! Lots of food...you will leave very full!

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Mich
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666 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went after seeing a sign on the road and then a friends recommendation. We wanted A light meal so we split a $14 entree. We had leftovers. The food was great service was good and fast and the portions more than adequate. Highly recommend.

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Weaver, Alabama
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food whether we eat there or carry out but it is so much better when you eat in and are able to much on homemade corn bread and sweet pickled onions before they serve the meal. Excellent food and service but you may have to wait in line awhile.

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Thank Jalee S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went eary on a Wednesday night. Greeted and seated immediately. The service was fast and friendly. The catfish was as good as farm raised catfish can get. This was our fourth visit to this restaurant and they have all been very good experiences. The next time we are in Anniston we will eat there.

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1 Thank Michael B
Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were really hungry and the food they bring you before you order was so good!!! Hush puppies, turnip greens, slaw and pickled onions! I ordered the catfish grilled and a potato and it was good but the fish was swimming in melted butter which I didn't need. My daughter and husband ordered the fried catfish special and it was... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Go early! We arrived just before the Saturday night busy time. There was a long wait as we were leaving. After being seated, our drink orders were taken immediately. Soon fresh cornbread and coleslaw was delivered to the table. My oh my! That could have been my meal. However, lots of food was ordered and it was all good!

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1 Thank Kay G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Talladega is here so that means a,return to Top of the River. Will was our server this year and he was just as good as Haley was last year. He was personable and even offered to give us extra greens and cornbread to take home. The catfish is superb and the Gulf Shrimp were excellent Try this when you are... More 

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the third of the Top O the River Restaurants I have gone to and it is pretty much standard with the rest. The only drawback was the service was really slow. I don't know this to be the norm, so I would encourage anyone loving southern food and seafood, This is the place! If you don't fill up... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you like catfish and huge portions, this is your place. Before the meal there is slaw, pickled onions, and cornbread. The slaw is delicious. There are other seafood items on the menu plus a few non-seafood items. But this is a seafood place. The shrimp dishes were very good.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have eaten here many times on our visits to see family in the area and always love it. The food is really good, especially the cornbread and stuff they bring you before your meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:15
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
17:00 - 22:15
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3220 McClellan Blvd, Anniston, AL 36201-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Anniston
  • Phone Number: +1 256-238-0097

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?