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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 - 11:00 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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Dinning with my wife on her Birthday.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
77Chas
,
Columbus
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Columbus
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW 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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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I celebrated my birthday on a busy Friday night. Our table was not ready when we arrived and were asked to sit at the bar. After a drink, we were promptly seated. This place is truly a throwback to past. Very few places like this still exist. There was a piano and a singer providing entertainment. Many... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I remember going there back in the sixties and through the present. Back then people didn't go to restaurants all the time.We would go on special occasions and and still do. The steak is better than anyone else's that charge double even triple. The atmosphere is very relaxing and takes you back to a better time. piano bar, fireplace, white... More 

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Kingston, OHio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Finally had an opportunity to dine here, an old-school 60-year old established steak house...was greeted immediately by a very helpful and friendly waiter and seated promptly despite being early for our reservation. Miraculously, we scored a table by the fireplace...my wife loved the seating! Service was prompt and expertly presented; great wait staff! First up was the shrimp cocktail...large, delicious,... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I thought when I walked in Dean Martin & Sammy Davis might be singing at the bar. Bartender was great as were the KY bourbon drinks. Service was average as we were in group of 8. Food tasty and hot. I was disappointed in my $36 ribeye steak as felt I could of done a better job on my grill.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I was so overly inpressed with the food here that I cannot find another Steakhouse just as good! I have been to Hyde Park, and many other top Steakhouses! The Top blows them out of the park! A little pricey but very worth it! I cannot wait until our next trip to The Top Steakhouse!

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Dublin, Ohio
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Dining at The Top Steakhouse is a Columbus classic experience. The steaks and all the food are really top-notch. Although dinner without drinks can be about $50 a person, this is one time you should pay it. They do everything perfectly from the sides to the bread to the wonderful steaks. It is like a trip back in time to... More 

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Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 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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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: Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?