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The Top Steakhouse

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2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614 (James)
+1 614-231-8238
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed the Top Restaurant for the first time last week. We had a reservation and were seated right away. This restaurant is a throwback to the 40's and 50's. I kept looking for Dean Martin! The waiter was outstanding and our steaks were cooked EXACTLY how we ordered. The house salad is good and not heavy.... More 

Thank Rick B
Columbus, Ohio
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this recently for the first time. Based on what we'd heard, we expected quite a bit more. It wasn't bad, but we won't rush back for another visit, there are so many better options in town. The steak isn't great quality and the service wasn't very attentive, considering what you'd expect from a steakhouse. Same for the wine... More 

Thank JustHonestReviews
Sunbury, Ohio
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just went saturday for my wife's birthday and everything was great.Steaks cooked just right ,sides all good and service was on top of it.The only thing is it takes a long time to get a drink.Thanks for the cake.

Thank nineirondan
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

And server less than friendly. We felt written off right away. We will not come here again. The place is dark to hide the decor.

Thank TJD64
Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place is a 60's throwback and very dark,! However a dood deal if you know what to get. The night owl and the hamburger are excellent, and under 20$ with two sides. We often split the burger and salad and giant baked potatoe. Soo good! Also the night owl is a good size filet, with garlic bread and 2... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Honestly, if I had known this restaurant was in Bexley, I probably wouldn't have booked it, having never been there before. I'm so glad we went. We've been to all the other steak houses in Cbus, and they're all pretty similar. The Top is very different! It's like walking back in time to the 1950's. There's a piano as you... More 

Thank Chris W
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great service waiter very knowledgeable food fantastic wine great not a long wait but had reservations

Thank Kllala2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We usually go there for our anniversary because we can always count on the food and service to be excellent. We each had the french onion soup and their incredibly good warm bread! Then hubby had the pork chop and I had the scallops special. Both were perfectly prepared and generous portions. We couldn't finish our meals but we wanted... More 

Thank DeeDeeJ60
Columbus, OH
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I have now been to this restaurant twice in the last 60 days. The first time was excellent with great food and top of the line service. So...we took friends back Friday night to show off our newly found gem. What a disappointment!!! This time service was very slow with somewhat of an attitude, our drinks were... More 

Thank OHHerdFan
Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Ate at the Top for our anniversary dinner and it was fantastic. Would have rated it a 5 but was held back to a 4 because of this only issue: Our table was right next to the food ordering computer and the water refill sink. So as you can imagine, it was not a very intimate table. Very busy area... More 

Thank OHBuckeye1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 40
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-231-8238

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?