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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
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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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  • 79
    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
Excellent Dinner!

We had a business dinner last night at The Top Steakhouse and had a great evening! This is a classic, local place with a piano player between the bar and the main dining room playing jazz classics. Intimate tables in a darkened room - don't see that very often any more. Excellent steak and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Doug R
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Washington, DC
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Washington, DC
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115 reviews 115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a business dinner last night at The Top Steakhouse and had a great evening! This is a classic, local place with a piano player between the bar and the main dining room playing jazz classics. Intimate tables in a darkened room - don't see that very often any more. Excellent steak and appetizers, friendly staff - worth another... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I just love this place! From the staff to the atmosphere to the music to the steak!!!! If I didn't live 30 min away we'd come a lot more often! This is my go to place for special occasions, even my kids request it now. We sat outside for Fathers Day dinner and it was delightful! We are thrilled to... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was my second visit to The Top and it has great service and absolutely fantastic food. I had the petite filet. I was in heaven. They cooked it exactly as I ordered it and it melted in my mouth. I'm hungry thinking about it.

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Dublin, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 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
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 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
Top Contributor
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Additional Information about The Top Steakhouse

Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
Phone Number: (614) 231-8238
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
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
Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Romantic
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?