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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
+1 919-929-8676
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grit cakes” (20 reviews)
“jambalaya” (22 reviews)
“braised beef” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went in to get out of the rain as we were browsing Franklin Street. The beers were super good and we had the Sweet Potato Waffle Fries with cream cheese and jalepeno dip.

Thank Ranchwed
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Recenty my employer was having a private party at the private area of Top of the Hill and I was coming from out of town. Called the restaurant to make dinner reservations before the early evening party. Was told "no reservations on game day." Local...More

Thank brad j
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped in after a food tour to grab some wine and enjoy the rooftop view. We were told to sit and a waiter would be out to us. We waited about 10 minutes, but no one ever came out, so my husband went in...More

Thank JTess1425
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We went to TOPO for a birthday dinner. It was December and we sat out on the heated patio as the staff recommended that. I can see how fun it would be in the warmer months however since the windows are closed in the winter...More

Thank KWats85
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My daughter wanted to eat here, said it was a nice place to eat outside. It was, but it was on the 3rd floor without a view. Building are growing up around it. floor was good, service was fast and correct.

Thank steve r
Reviewed 17 November 2016

If you are thinking about a Chapel Hill Wedding, please check out the services at TOP-O they did a fabulous job with my son's wedding. The director was above and beyond incredible

Thank lguy66
Reviewed 16 November 2016

u have to know where the entrance is but once up the elevator to overlook the downtown and UNC. service great and helpful menu is fun and surprising. Fried chicken worth the trip alone. if you enjoy hot n spicy get thr jalapeno and fried...More

Thank baird t
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Wide range of food to suit most anyone from steak to jambalaya. Great selection of beers brewed by them. Old Well White is my favorite! Busy UNC game days so get there early

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I've had lunch, dinner, brewskies, etc., and it all depends on the day! That, of course, is not the best of recommendations. Still, TOTH is THE go-to place for TarHeel action. Geat ambience, fun bar scene, GREAT balcony overlooking Franklin Street. Have I mentioned food...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Terrible service,poor menu, snobby wait staff, stay away went there on Veterans Day to celebrate family service, terrible decision, extremely disappointing

Thank Mark M
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14 April 2017|
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Response from Josh M | Reviewed this property |
The town has a website for parking info called Park on the Hill. Go there and you can see all the parking nearby. There is plenty of parking but you'll have to walk a little. Enjoy the other businesses on your way to and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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