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“very fine dining” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Top Shelf
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
mass
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“very fine dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

top shelf restaurant is an excellent restaurant. Great food and very clean. The staff is very friendly and courteous. The food is very good.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank buddardun
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13 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Greenlawn, New York
Level Contributor
64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Easy to miss, but don't miss it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

Visited restaurant with my wife, sons, daughter in law and her parents. We were all pleased with the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the food. A small establishment, it is not overly impressive when you walk in, but it seems clean and the people as I said are very friendly. I had the fra diovola (sp?) seafood dish which was spicey like I enjoy it. Others had a special pasta dish, steak tips, and salmon. All looked good. I would recommend.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mcgladiator
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Hidden gem on crazy route 9”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

We have been here a few times and each time the food and service are wonderful. Creative menu with just enough offerings. Always a tasty special or two. Very small, but comfortable. Never would have noticed if if a friend hadn't mentioned it.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank cedarcircle
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Nice local spot amidst Rte 9 chains”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

My family and I dined at Top Shelf last week and enjoyed our experience. The restaurant is tucked into an unlikely spot on busy, chain-laiden Route 9 not far from Jordan's, Shoppers World, and every other retail outlet out there. The place is on the smaller size and well appointed decor-wise. I had a decent Chicken Picatta meal with pasta, while my husband had Seared Cod. Our kids happily ate pasta and sauce. The service was great - our waitress was attentive, prompt, and made sure we were pleased with everything. As the meal progressed, more and more people were coming in to eat. The place was definitely filling up as we were leaving (~7:30) and I was curious if additional staff would be coming in to help our waitress out. We weren't blown away by Top Shelf, but I do appreciated a smaller, more locally-focused dining experience and enjoyed it enought to return again.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Ashley S
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Cozy place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

We had guests from Japan so we wanted a quiet place to dine and talk. The guests were delighted with the Oppa Oppa beer. They said it was fruity. 2 of us had the scallops(they could have been a little bigger. One of us had the steak. He liked it. The other guest had the very nice salmon dinner. We enjoyed the creme brulee. Two of us didn't have alcoholic drinks because we were designated drivers.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank jo k
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