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The Top

30 North Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
352-337-1188
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Ranked #13 of 463 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian, Bistro, Fusion
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the grilled salmon dinner! Cooked to perfection! Thank you! Also enjoyed the yummy green beans and fingerling potatoes!

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Ormond Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Long waits, stuck up attitude by front staff. Great back staff. Great food if you order correctly. Their signature burger was dry and grey even though I ordered medium rare, their hog fish was too salty and unimaginative. The ravioli, filet and chicken were liked. Fun drinks at bar.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great atmosphere and eclectic food for all tastes. Burgers and specials with focus on local "farm to table" emphasis.

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Starke, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I absolutely loved our time at the Top! It's an eclectic, laid back restaurant that just exudes fun. It's close to the University of Florida and has a hipster-like feel to it. The food is excellent - which to be honest, was a surprise to me. I wasn't expecting it to be so delicious! The menu is very creative and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

In all honestly I tend to stray away from "hipster" orientated locations and styles, but I would go back to Top any time I am in Gainesville. The service was Immaculent. They were helpful, knowledgable and extremely polite. The food was great...get the Corn Nuggets!!!! They are must have!! I had the Triple Cheese and it was very good. Prices... More

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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I am hooked on the chocolate cream pie and they have it rarely, so I have been driven to try all the other dessert items to find a substitute. I've tried the peanut butter pie which is excellent if you love peanut butter. The strawberry cake has a wonderful texture and is not too intensely sweet. The carrot cake is... More

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Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very nice service from everyone we encountered! Atmosphere is great and it can be different depending on what area of the place you choose to be seated. Food is great and it has just enough of a touch of different to keep it interesting and tasty!!

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Jacksonville, FL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We get to Gainesville fairly often to meet our daughter and usually end up at one of the dozens of chain eateries. This time, we all wanted something different -- and local. Our daughter recommended one of her favorites .... The Top. Fantastic suggestion. We were there for a late-afternoon lunch so we all opted for burgers. They're huge! They... More

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Boynton Beach Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Gator game was canceled, so we went to eat. Loved the place. I had the rollatini with squash spaghetti. Fantastic combination. They also make world famous corn nuggets, and they were scrumptious.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was my first time there. I read numerous reviews prior to going, but I didn't read any of the following tips I'm going to share with you. If you have a large party (we had 9), they will not seat you until half of your party is there. I don't know if it was because we had a large... More

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