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Top O' The River

7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
+1 256-582-4567
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“greens” (43 reviews)
“cornbread” (132 reviews)
“catfish” (116 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service at Top O' The River is outstanding. We've eaten there several times. Never had bad food or service. 👍👍👍

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at a nearby RV park, decided to have dinner out. Found this place and was pleasantly surprised. Parking lot was absolutely full, good indication of good food, but we walked in and were seated immediately. Restaurant is large with seating that can accommodate large...More

Thank rovingruz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is sometimes noisy at peak busy times, but the food is definitely worth it! I usually order the whole catfish, best I've ever tasted anywhere. My husband generally orders the Ribeye shrimp or chicken combo, which he raves about. They serve your tea...More

Thank debrabY8583VS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The world's largest seafood platter is only $23. The turnip greens are awesome. Then to top It off free Cole slaw and cornbread. The food this time could have used a little more seasoning, but overall good meal.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves this place! The location right on the water is fantastic! We have been there by boat on several occasions. They can accommodate groups 2-100. The staff is friendly and attentive. The fried pickles with cheese sticks are a must every time! The...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had supper here. I had the fried crab claws, he had fried shrimp. Food was excellent and plentiful. sides are great. Good service. Historical pictures on all the walls, large seating capacity. Great ambiance, and wonderful view of Lake Guntersville

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got cleaned up after a day on Lake Guntersville and enjoyed a GREAT meal. Fried pickles, catfish, cornbread and slaw. A+ (Recommend skipping the combos and focus on the catfish).

Thank m2links
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great service. Loved the sweet tea, catfish, fried pickles and onion rings!!! Thanks

Thank kdrio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived before they opened on Sunday. We were seated immediately after the doors opened on the bottom floor overlooking Lake Guntersville. Our appetizer and drinks were delivered quickly and our food followed shortly. All of our food was wonderful. Bathrooms were clean and staff...More

Thank jallml8610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a few times as this is a favorite place for a family friend. I'm perplexed by its popularity. While the service has always been excellent, even with large parties, the food is just average or possibly below average. In fact, I...More

Thank tina m
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
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Response from Les159 | Reviewed this property |
Thought I had already answered this. I have no idea the best time on Sundays. Back in the UK now.
Maura T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
No they do not sell alcohol on sunday
7 January 2017|
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Response from Kim Harper F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see your question timely. I believe they are open daily for dinner except Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664 (Formerly Top O The River)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-582-4567
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