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The Top Steakhouse

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2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614 (James)
(614) 231-8238
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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261 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The charm is in the original 50's/60's decor and atmosphere. The atmosphere is dark, kitschy and like a set of Mad Men. Tables are very close together. Though I am not generally a fan of steakhouses as I believe that they are ridiculously and unnecessarily overpriced, and The Top Steakhouse is no exception to this general rule, this is a... More 

Thank AtlanticTyger
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the Top on as consistently as anyone can who lives in Clevelabd. When friends ask me where's your favorite Cleveland steakhouse I let them know it's in Bexley! Great bartenders, top-notch wine list and steaks that make it worth the drive! The Top. #1 in Columbus and in my heart and in Ohio!

Thank Ralph M
Jacksonville, Florida
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My wife and I met my sister and her husband for dinner here on a Thursday night. I have to say that comments by others about how dark it is in this restaurant is spot on. Very hard to read anything at the tables. Also, for a party of four, the tables are a little on the small side and... More 

Thank billnjax
Lancaster, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Food, service, and atmosphere are exceptional and consistent. We've been coming to Columbus and to the Top from out of town for many years and have never been disappointed. The current owners are wonderful and have always been very professional and attentive. We've been to many good Columbus restaurants as well as several upscale restaurants throughout several major cities in... More 

Thank dtodd15
Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Everything I've had is of exceptional quality. The meats and seafood is always terrific and I love the sides. Old fashioned place with a classic menu and service that is always just right.

Thank Gary S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Steak was good after I took it home and heated it up because they didn't cook it well done. I don't like to see any red or blood. Other than that it was good except was kind of disappointed in there sides not a big variety so I got double fries....

Thank Miracle C
Columbus, Ohio, USA
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I had heard many great things about the Top before visiting...from the food, to the service, and the atmosphere. This was mine and my husband's first visit and we were celebrating his birthday child-free, which was noted in our reservation. The atmosphere was not our cup of tea...very dated and gimmicky but I guess I can see the attraction for... More 

1 Thank TheDWs
Northwest Ohio
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My wife and I went to The Top steakhouse for an anniversary dinner. We wanted something different from the chain steakhouses. The Top was given a local award as the best steakhouse in Columbus. I don't know if I would agree with that but there are certainly pluses and minuses. First the decor is as billed. Dark inside with vintage... More 

1 Thank jdwobser
Canal Winchester, OH
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We went here for a special occasion on a weeknight recently. First thing you feel is that you stepped back in time -- like the 1950's -- not in a bad, dirty or old way - everything is up to date. But you get the feeling that Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr. are at a table in... More 

1 Thank JAYBB1
Columbus, Ohio
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This place reminds me of Yogi Berra’s famous quip, “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” We have been going to the Top for more than 20 years, about once a year for extra special occasions. In the past, we thought their steaks, while very expensive, were very good. So, we had a very special occasion and we made a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: (614) 231-8238

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?