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The Top

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30 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5322
+1 352-337-1188
17:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 02:00
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Ocala, Florida
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Top was almost full just b/4 7:00 Thursday evening. We got the last picnic table in the front patio. Even though it is downtown on Main Street, it is less loud than indoors. There are a few tables with a bar out the back door too. We had the Maradona Burger with Quinoa ($1. Up charge) & Kimchi Burger... More 

Thank Bill T
Ocala, Florida
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Top is a college town restaurant with a diverse menu. American, Mexican, Vegan choices. Prices are moderate. Food and service excellent.

Thank Susan O
Gainesville, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious, though the scene was a little loud for my taste. Overall the atmosphere was quite nice though.

Thank Shelby M
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on the recommendations of others. A must-go. We had to wait, but it was worth it. Cool atmosphere, very good food

Thank Michael B
Parkland, United States
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been wanting to try this restaurant the last few times we visited but the wait was always too long. This time we decided to suck it up & wait. We were told the wait would be 90-120 minutes which isn't surprising on a football weekend in Gainesville. Fortunately we only waited 60. The menu is big and varied,... More 

Thank Jodi F
Gainesville, Florida
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Top is my college-age daughter and my favorite go to restaurant. We have never had a bad meal or service at this place, and there are so many traditional as well as non-traditional meals to choose from. This place is always busy so be prepared for a short wait before you are seated. We have called ahead for a... More 

Thank hendje
Tallahassee, Florida
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a Thursday night we breezed right in, no waiting. There was quick and attentive service, and good food. I had a dish with a large serving of kimchi, which the next day my stomach told me was a mistake. That was my fault. The next time I won't go for a burger and fries, but I'll read the menu... More 

Thank ddunx
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a fun place with good service and food, start with the goat cheese and bread appt. It was wonderful, James our service was a great server very friendly and helpful. They also have very good pan seard scallops. make sure you put this on top of your list!

Thank 4js1family
Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Gainesville, I stop here every time I visit. Between the food and the atmosphere, you really can't go wrong. And if it's fall, the pumpkin cheesecake is a MUST!!

Thank Kyloca
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Was in town from Miami, FL. for a doctors appointment at UF. Picked this establishment from the hundreds of others nearby due to their ratings on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food even better. It seems that anything we tried on the menu was great so I suspect its all good! Next time im... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, 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, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, 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
the TOP / prepped daily / fresh & local ingredients / see you soon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?