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Top O The River

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1606 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901-5324
256-547-9817
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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LaGrange, Georgia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from Birmingham. The service was friendly and fast. The food was delicious. We had the fried catfish fillets and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Very reasonably priced.

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Thank Pamela955
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not a big fan of fish so this place really isn't for me but my husband loved every bit. This was Father's day and the service was still phenomenal! Definitely visit!

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Thank Dimika B
Gadsden, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant! In 20 years the quality has never dropped. We always our visitors to eat here. Love taking our boat right to their dock on the river.

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Thank Becky O
Monroe, Louisiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When visiting Gadsden, we always like to come to this restaurant. This time, we would probably r a te food as average, but bump up the rating, bec as use view just can't be beat! We split an order of chicken strips and it was still more than we could eat-- so quantity is good. They bring out a hot... More 

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Thank CajunRoad W
Piedmont, Alabama
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Southern style food! Greens, pickled onions as well a warm cornbread all come to your table at Top O' the River. Although they have quite a bit of seafood to choose from, their specialty is their fried catfish. They serve a good sized portion and the fish comes prepared several ways - one thing I can say the fried... More 

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Thank Elaine B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and courteous service. Offers food for the entire family from children to the elderly. Totally frequented by locals but also a favorite for people from all around.

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Thank Sapbears
Birmingham, Alabama
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Other than Pruiett's this is our favorite place to eat in Gadsden/Rainbow City!!! The catfish is EXCELLENT as well as the slaw and cornbread! Don't eat all day to save room for this treat!

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Thank ImmaWanderer
Gadsden, Alabama
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is very clean . kids can feed the catfish out back. food is very greasy . steaks are great though. fish market has seafood. this place excells in catfish..

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Thank Phillip W
Cartersville, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it wife hated it she doesn't eat seafood. no sauce for the chicken so she didn't eat. I left full though

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Thank Travis C
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go if you're craving fried catfish and their coleslaw and hushpuppies are awesome! Their sweet tea is always spot on as well.

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Thank Glenda R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1606 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901-5324
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gadsden
  • Phone Number: 256-547-9817

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?