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The Top Steakhouse

2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
(614) 231-8238
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Ranked #59 of 1,987 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $40
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: James
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had dinner at The Top on a busy Saturday night with lots of larger parties celebrating the Holidays. Food was excellent; filets cooked perfectly and Tuna special very nice combination and presentation. As others have said, restaurant is dark and a bit noisy. An update might help but the retro charm and good food are worth the price. Wine list... More 

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Alconbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very tasty food and good wine and cocktails. Very dark making it difficult to read the menu!! Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Southbury, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Here for OSU-Michigan game. A real throwback. Made a late reservation - gave my son and I time to be charmed by waitress who used to serve em to Woody. Charmed us with her stories, the history despite the fact my son goes to that "school up North".,.Steaks brilliant, wine delicious. Atmosphere totally retro. A great night!

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Washington, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It is a very dark, low lighted and hard to see walking around inside the resturant. The service was a bit slow to get water & drinks. The high quality & delicious food more than compensate for any of the above mentioned flaws.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Top Steakhouse is wonderful! The food and service are outstanding! The restaurant takes one back to "the good old days" with fine dining and great live music. The prices are not inexpensive, but worth every penny. Excellent all away around!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

While visiting our son in Columbus, we had dinner there. The lighting is dim for atmosphere and they have the cutest little lady who plays the piano and plays whatever you want to hear. My husband had sneaked out for a smoke but on his way back stopped and stood next to her singing and she handed him a microphone.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Without a doubt this is the best steak in Columbus. When you walk in the door you are walking into the 1950's, complete with piano bar. Certainly not cheap fast food but a fine meal with all the trimmings. Highly recommended for a business or a romantic dinner. I have eaten at the Top countless times and have never had... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Yes I first went to the Top In 1958 or so ..great then..great now Steaks...as good as day 1 If you enjoy a Real steak house...and music as a plus Stop by....imagine a bogart Movie setting

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Lancaster, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My date and I visited The Top after a movie date night during the week. We had made reservations through Open Table and was pleasantly surprised when we arrived late and the Host was able to seat us within 10 minutes! We enjoyed the dark ,candlelit, white table cloth atmosphere. The nostalgic sounds of the piano man and the whispering... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We've seen some reviews claim the place is outdated and dark. Well, yes- its just like it has been since The Top opened! Only now, its considered retro. Don't go if you've got a fast food mentality. We celebrated our anniversary there last night and it was wonderful. The surf and turf, the onion rings and the prime rib were... More 

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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: Seafood, Steakhouse

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