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Top O' The River

7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
+1 256-582-4567
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cornbread” (155 reviews)
“catfish” (127 reviews)
“fries” (47 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegan Options
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7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We love this place and normally I'd rate it 5 stars but we arrived an hour before closing and service lacked a lot to be desired. Thus I have to ask them to work on serving and not be so focused on clean up to...More

Thank jeff_in_bama
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in thinking we would be having Catfish for dinner, but decided on the Shrimp Scampi instead.....It was great, walked out with the stains on my shirt to prove it. Located on the lake this popular restaurant is known for it's quirky serving plates,...More

Thank TioJuanito
Reviewed 1 week ago

The catfish fillets are filling! The cornbread and Cole slaw were a highlight. We probably could have split a plate and had room for dessert.

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there as a family group and we all enjoyed the food and the get together. Staff was very friendly. Lots of food!!! Only problem for several of us was the noise level, too much.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish was really fishy and fried to a crisp. This is what they are known for, so a little disappointed

Thank juliakG3372TC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fried catfish house. Comes with cornbread, coleslaw and pickled onions. Basically everything is fried here, but there are a few other options. We got a fried catfish dinner and a fried shrimp dinner. Also the fried pickles. The fish batter was good,...More

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a birthday celebration and thoroughly enjoyed good service and dining with a lovely view of lake Guntersville. For a less noisy meal, make sure to request seating upstairs. We ordered the fried pickles as an appetizer and had plenty to share....More

Thank L0vetotravelgal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Drove from Georgia waited /drove around 5 hrs for this place too open ,then waited in line (hot)too get in when they opened.First baked potato was rotten the second baked potato was rotten finally give up just cut off rotten ends and eat what was...More

Thank Kaye R
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

OMG food so good you think your on the beach. The food you get is a ton. If your hungry when you leave it’s your own fault. Nice atmosphere. Great location.

Thank mrswolverine
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

First time here.. The experience was wonderful.. Our table was Riverside, beautiful view.. Food was tasty, prices very reasonable.. Would recommend!!!

Thank Foodmakesmehappie
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They open at 4pm on Sat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664 (Formerly Top O The River)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-582-4567
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