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30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
+1 352-337-1188
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 02:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were very pleased with this restaurant and its offerings on St. Patrick's Day -- March 17. We were there and had a great meal at great prices. The service was absolutely fantastic. We left and had a great time at a number of other restaurants and nightspots in downtown Gainesville. We are glad we stumbled into The Top! I... More 

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Thank Steve R
Gainesville, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Top restaurant has wonderful food and variety of dishes. There is something at the Top for everyone. It is located in downtown Gainesville which makes it a great place to eat prior to attending a Hippodrome Play or a downtown community center concert. One of my favorite places to eat in Gainesville.

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Thank williamjgoodman
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place rocked. On Wednesday they feature southern specials and had fish and grits on the menu served in the same bowl as amazing collar greens. Best I ever had and I have tasted a lot of shrimp and grits over the years. Kim the bartender was great explaining the menu - a lot of locally grown vegetables and meats... More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with friends sat at the bar, had a drink while we waited for our table. Excellent selection of beer and liquor and bartender was friendly. We ordered the famous corn nuggets, plantain chips (amazing), salads, burgers and our server Josh was the best server I think I have ever had at a restaurant ever.

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Thank Claudia R
Fort Myers, Florida
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on most every trip to Gainesville. With a child at UF, I am there quite a lot. Vegan options all the way to filet of beef. On my last trip I had the special that was suggested by my server. Delicious! Fish, mac and cheese and collards! My daughter loves their vegan chocolate cake and so... More 

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Thank IMTisha
Mount Desert Island, Maine
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This place is busy with all types of people but mostly a younger set . Great busy bar and good food . Meals reflect locally sourced foods . I had a southern delight of Pork belly but there are great vegetarian dishes to choose . This is agood place for groups of friends to hang out and drink and eat... More 

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Thank MDISailor
Southport, North Carolina
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our best meal in Gainsville - so much variety! Great selection of local craft beers. Staff super friendly!! Would love to have a place like this in my neighborhood. A little on the dark side, but very cozy!!

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Thank James P
Gainesville, Florida
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Gainesville all of my life. But for some reason I have never made it to this amazing restaurant. You will not be sorry. What is so awesome is that you can choose to upgrade to organic for some meals since the restaurant sources from local farms as available. But if you dont want to pay for... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The food is always so fresh, I heard they use the meat from University of Florida butcher school. Great place

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Thank Michael C
NYC
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very large. Fun old school games throughout. Host was not friendly at all. Waited 40 mins anyway because Yelp highly recommended. Staff that seated us was just as unfriendly. Waitress was pleasant though. Food was pretty good. Wait for food was normal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-337-1188
Description
the TOP / prepped daily / fresh & local ingredients / see you soon

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?