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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

) #5 of 212 Restaurants in Chapel Hill ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
+1 919-929-8676
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (20 reviews)
“grit cake” (22 reviews)
“braised beef” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Reviews (592)
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1 - 10 of 592 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an excellent family dinner at Top of the Hill, my first visit to Chapel Hill. Blue Ride Blueberry Wheat Ale was outstanding, as was the Whisky and Coke braised short rib.

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to this restaurant upon the recommendation of others and were not disappointed. I had an unusual dish of grits and mushrooms. Living in the north, grits is not something we find on our menus so I enjoy trying them when I find them...More

Thank pjsharad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ended up here after doing some college visits. Staff was excellent and very accommodating to the kids! Food was very good and my husband enjoyed trying a couple different beers. The view is outstanding even from inside-it was a hot day, so we chose...More

Thank Emily_Jane_144
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed some beer and dinner with a large group. The staff handled the group well, all food was excellent and perfectly done. We started with a Caesar salad, the lettuce was crisp and fresh, although I didn't taste any anchovy. We had a set menu,...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to TOPO three times and I've had the specials two of those three times. The food and the atmosphere are great!! You get a real Chapel Hill feel here. The service is what you would expect in a college town, it's never been...More

Thank foreveryoung3416
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go at least once a year and it seems the menu always changes. Some change ok, but not all. Food is ok as well as service.

Thank jpgravlee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for an early dinner. The menu has a little bit of everything, chicken, salads, burger, flatbread, ribs, beef. Everything looked appetizing, so it was actually hard to decide what to eat. Everyone got something different and everyone was happy with their meal....More

Thank jbird425
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. It's more about the experience and atmosphere. I had a nice bone in porkchop. Friends had a pasta special and big salad. One person had the onion soup and was not impressed. We sat st out door bar and service was just...More

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a meet and greet with F3 and Special Ops Survivors on June 9th in the function room. We just have to say that the bartenders made the night!! Very friendly and professional. The room was very spacious and had a great vibe with...More

Thank Neal470
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good (not the best you'll eat, but good nonetheless), the atmosphere is pleasant especially when you get to sit outside on a nice day, service is great. No complaints

Thank Sarah P
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Where do you park?
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Response from BB1019 | Reviewed this property |
It's a great walking area....walked from our hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-8676
  • E-mail
Whether you live in Chapel Hill, are just visiting or are here to connect to your college roots, Top of the Hill – or TOPO as we have come to be known – is a destination spot. Our menu is loaded with locally-sourced ingredients, our acclaimed beer collection is brewed right on site, and our outdoor deck boasts a panoramic view of downtown.

Rounding out the offerings are our event spaces that can host any occasion you can dream up. And, oh yeah, did we mention we now make our own spirits? That's right. It's all here at the top. Come join us.
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