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“Great food. Fun atmosphere. ” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery
Ranked #6 of 285 Restaurants in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$26
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Vancouver, Washington
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food. Fun atmosphere. ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

With a nice view looking out over the downtown area I really enjoyed dinner. I received excellent service provided by the staff. I started with the nachos, which I highly recommend, followed by the French onion soup and the spinach salad. All three items I ordered individually and each item was prepared remarkably fast. Yet all three dishes were delicious and presented very well. You won't be disappointed enjoying a meal or hanging with friends here.

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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Greensboro, North Carolina
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great datenight spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is one of our favorite date night spots. Food is always tasty, love trying the different beers. Topo vodka is amazingly good! We've also always had good service. Heads up - No reservations on game nights.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Come for the view, stay for the beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has a fabulous roof/outdoor seating area that looks over Franklin Street (the main road around UNC-Chapel hill. Fantastic views of sunsets and comfortable seating for dinner or drinks. Also lots of indoor seating if you prefer. Food is quite upscale for "bar offerings". Beers brewed on the premises (tours available as well). Decent prices, esp for the alcohol. Have come with dates and with groups of friends; never had a problem with the service.

Visited March 2014
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North Carolina
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Average food and service. Ok beers. Great location.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

For some reason Top of the Hill (Topo) is considered a Chapel Hill classic. I've eaten there several times, mostly to take some visitor so they could enjoy the view from the rooftop. Unfortunately the food is only average at best and the choice is quite limited. The beers are ok I guess. I really hope that a place with such a fame like Top of the Hill will step up their food some day.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank emiguar
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Franklin, Tennessee
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Upscale Bar Food. Microbrew not so much.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

We picked this locale for a gathering of friends / co-workers meeting for the first time. The location is great, service was very good. It was our server's second night and he had to deal with a group of 8 adults and 6 kids -- no problem. The hostess, however, seemed perplexed as to how to accommodate our request for an adult table and kid table instead of everyone sitting at a long rectangular table. WT? Thankfully another on-the-ball server was resourceful and the night was saved. The food is upscale bar style and done very well. The beer is restaurant microbrew, which is not standout amongst the great NC microbrews. They should ditch the onsite brewing and simply offer local/regional selections.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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