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The Top

30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
+1 352-337-1188
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn nuggets” (34 reviews)
“burger” (100 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice cozy atmosphere. Food was delicious, wait staff was attentive. Nice variety local and sustainable food choices, as well as local crafted beers.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extensive menu from gourmet to burgers,.. we had a steak and a gourmet burger.. which were good, busy fun place...great selection of drinks

Thank madiestan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went on Southern night, around 8:30, and they were out of two of the special options. I would have tried the short ribs, but I went with the country fried steak instead. The waiter returned to tell me they had just run out of...More

Thank BadLlama17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a great meal last night at The Top in Gainesville, FL. The menu was extensive with a great verity of traditional and vegetarian options. I choose the "True Blue" burger which I totally enjoyed. The decor was funky and fun....More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Top is one of the few featured outing sites in downtown Gainesville. They offer a uniquely designed interior, dimly lit with a large horse shoe styled bar. Not far is a wall separating a bunch of booths and tables for those not wanting the...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the best restaurant in Gainseville. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. It is always crowded, which proves the point. The staff is great and friendly. Definitely worth the wait in line.

Thank Serlin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've moved away, but the Top is a must eat whenever I'm back in town. The menu has plenty of vegetarian options without being too vegetarian for meat eating friends and family.

Thank mkholtz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu has many vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Everything had great flavor. We sat outside because of the line and the temp was ok but there were a few bugs. The pasta was exceptional and the cauliflower app was unusual and tasty. Service was...More

Thank matanzasblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Top is consistently crowded, good and innovative. The waitstaff is great. They are always friendly and helpful. drinks are yummy and food is fresh, well prepared and with excellent pairings. you will really like the atmosphere. a Gainesville staple.

Thank lckirkwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, waiting outside and some chairs in the front area provided. Parking is a gamble and a guess but usually can find something and it's FREE. Off of Main Street in Gainesville downtown area, a slice of the adult side with a fun and...More

Thank Debra K
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Response from Liz J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations, however they do use a text message system to tell you when your table is ready. We had an hour wait but walked to a nearby bar to have drinks first and it worked out great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-337-1188
  • E-mail
the TOP / prepped daily / fresh & local ingredients / see you soon
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