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The Top Steakhouse

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2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614 (James)
+1 614-231-8238
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And server less than friendly. We felt written off right away. We will not come here again. The place is dark to hide the decor.

Thank TJD64
Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place is a 60's throwback and very dark,! However a dood deal if you know what to get. The night owl and the hamburger are excellent, and under 20$ with two sides. We often split the burger and salad and giant baked potatoe. Soo good! Also the night owl is a good size filet, with garlic bread and 2... More 

1 Thank marty s
Memphis, Tennessee
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Honestly, if I had known this restaurant was in Bexley, I probably wouldn't have booked it, having never been there before. I'm so glad we went. We've been to all the other steak houses in Cbus, and they're all pretty similar. The Top is very different! It's like walking back in time to the 1950's. There's a piano as you... More 

Thank Chris W
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great service waiter very knowledgeable food fantastic wine great not a long wait but had reservations

Thank Kllala2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We usually go there for our anniversary because we can always count on the food and service to be excellent. We each had the french onion soup and their incredibly good warm bread! Then hubby had the pork chop and I had the scallops special. Both were perfectly prepared and generous portions. We couldn't finish our meals but we wanted... More 

Thank DeeDeeJ60
Columbus, OH
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I have now been to this restaurant twice in the last 60 days. The first time was excellent with great food and top of the line service. So...we took friends back Friday night to show off our newly found gem. What a disappointment!!! This time service was very slow with somewhat of an attitude, our drinks were... More 

Thank OHHerdFan
Columbus, Ohio
Level Contributor
35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Ate at the Top for our anniversary dinner and it was fantastic. Would have rated it a 5 but was held back to a 4 because of this only issue: Our table was right next to the food ordering computer and the water refill sink. So as you can imagine, it was not a very intimate table. Very busy area... More 

Thank OHBuckeye1
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

When you walk in this restaurant it's like you were transported back to the 50's. It will take awhile for your eyes to adjust to the dark entry hall leading into this retro gem. Once inside you will notice lots of dark leather booths and a large leather tufted bar. Our favorite place is the far side of the bar... More 

2 Thank c21anna
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have been working in the Columbus area on contract for over four years so I have been to many steak houses. The Top Steak, for me, was disappointing, and I would never go back. First the good ... which was only satisfactory - the food: I had a bacon wrapped filet, twice baked potato and a Caesar salad. My... More 

Thank EricInPDX
Pickerington, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

First off, let me say that if you're wanting steak that is top notch, The Top is the place for you. My husband and I came here for our first wedding anniversary dinner after being given many recommendations. Price was not necessarily a big deal for us as this was a special night to celebrate. When we arrived, we could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-231-8238

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