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The Top Steakhouse

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2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614 (James)
(614) 231-8238
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An enchanting evening

A true classic steakouse with old world charm with the ambiance of the best of the more intimate Chicago steakhouses. The fare is delicious as you would expect, the cocktails poured generously and with care. Always a memorable time at the piano bar. Put The Top on your Bucket List of steakhouses... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
harley5216
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Dublin, Ohio
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dublin, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

A true classic steakouse with old world charm with the ambiance of the best of the more intimate Chicago steakhouses. The fare is delicious as you would expect, the cocktails poured generously and with care. Always a memorable time at the piano bar. Put The Top on your Bucket List of steakhouses, it won't disappoint. Dan and Christina

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We dine at The Top usually once each year and are always reminded that we go for the ambiance and total experience. The menu is reminiscent of Bowman's Steak house here in Columbus although not quite the same caliber. Jack's is gone so for that 1960's flair of the restaurants in which I worked during that era, The Top is... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Been to the Top Steakhouse numerous times As a couple and with the rest of the family The food is great The Stuff is cordial, knowledgable, and friendly It's the place for a good steak The decor is dark - feels like you will see ( at the corner of the restaurant ) Frank Sinatra and his Rat Pack sitting... More 

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Lancaster Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Top isn't a restaurant we typically visit on our budget but there are special days you really want to do it right. Simply put, having ten friends to share the joy with is a good reason to visit The Top. It's a day you choose what you want to eat and ignore the price tag.

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Columbus, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've been a patron of The Top since 1971. Think Old School Bar Piano player Rat pack and best tasty steaks served well in Columbus. I first began taking dates to The Top in college to impress them with the quality and service, Now I take friends, colleagues and dates to get a great mea,l the tastiest stakes and a... More 

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Columbus
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Never a bad meal! I grew up going here for special occasions. Now its where my wife and I go! The staff and service are excellent. The steaks, seafood, appetizers are all delicious! There is a reason The Top has been in business for 60 years!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Top is remarkable. It soldiers on. With all the changes in the restaurant landscape you can still count on the Top. The prices may have gone up but the quality is still there. Make a reservation, you will need it!

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Lima, Ohio
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Atmosphere - Atmosphere - Atmosphere - from the bar to the dessert. Old school bar with interesting drinks - the great american songbook played on a piano, not the jukebox - and a pretty darn good steak...

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Columbus
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed this resturant, food was great, servers were great and they had live entertainment. The only two down sides were the lighting if you did not have a table with a lamp or a light above you table it was hard to see your menu and the room temperture was cool depending were you were... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have heard great things about The Top. I am not exactly sure why? It was just ok. For the price, I have had way better quality of steak. I ordered the filet and it was really tough. By tough I mean it took me about five swipes every time with my knife. My husband was not really impressed with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
    (James)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: (614) 231-8238

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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