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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
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100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
+1 919-929-8676
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Grayslake, Illinois
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We went to TOPO for a birthday dinner. It was December and we sat out on the heated patio as the staff recommended that. I can see how fun it would be in the warmer months however since the windows are closed in the winter it was very loud, the tables were quite small and the chairs were uncomfortable. Next... More 

Thank KWats85
Dallas, Georgia
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213 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter wanted to eat here, said it was a nice place to eat outside. It was, but it was on the 3rd floor without a view. Building are growing up around it. floor was good, service was fast and correct.

Thank steve r
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are thinking about a Chapel Hill Wedding, please check out the services at TOP-O they did a fabulous job with my son's wedding. The director was above and beyond incredible

Thank lguy66
Tucson, Arizona
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222 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

u have to know where the entrance is but once up the elevator to overlook the downtown and UNC. service great and helpful menu is fun and surprising. Fried chicken worth the trip alone. if you enjoy hot n spicy get thr jalapeno and fried pickles. full bar. parking lots nearby.

Thank baird t
Edenton, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide range of food to suit most anyone from steak to jambalaya. Great selection of beers brewed by them. Old Well White is my favorite! Busy UNC game days so get there early

Thank Paul S
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had lunch, dinner, brewskies, etc., and it all depends on the day! That, of course, is not the best of recommendations. Still, TOTH is THE go-to place for TarHeel action. Geat ambience, fun bar scene, GREAT balcony overlooking Franklin Street. Have I mentioned food yet. Whoops!

Thank David S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service,poor menu, snobby wait staff, stay away went there on Veterans Day to celebrate family service, terrible decision, extremely disappointing

Thank Mark M
Sparta, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great University town restaurant with a fabulous view and solid menu. My daughter is still talking about the Pork Rib Mac and Cheese she ordered and devoured! I especially liked the organic vodka cocktail with grapefruit juice! The service was very good, even considering they had several rather large parties going on. I appreciated the fact that they have many... More 

Thank blahsaystoad
Lima, Peru
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309 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of franklin st. Service was very slow and food nothing out of the box. Good experience in general.

Thank GRP2506
Orlando, FL
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by after dinner for drinks around 8:30PM. No line and at least 6 empty tables. After we were seated we were told that we couldn't sit unless we ordered entrees.

Thank Sawbonz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-8676

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