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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3629
+1 919-929-8676
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3629
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Top of the Hill for lunch while in town for a doctor's appointment and we were both AMAZED! Everything we had was wonderful and so was the service!!! I was expecting to see really high prices on the menu...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had great time with friends. Very good food and great choice of craft beers! And our server was AWESOME (sorry, don't remember her name).

Thank Dany P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for drinks and apps with a small group. The view on the second floor deck is amazing over the city! The food menu was "meh" -- standard bar far of fried foods, burgers, Bavarian pretzels, etc. The drink menu was average, not much selection...More

Thank goferris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a student at UNC and decided to go to TOPO for my birthday. This is such a great location on Franklin street with such poor food to go along with it. I ordered a dish called Arizona Chicken and it came out with...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, great service and drinks. The nachos are good. The tuna sandwich was tasty. We will be back.

Thank Q2839ZCjamesm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For apps we ordered a Shrimp/bacon plate and a phenomenal brazed tuna it was super. Then had the Cajun chicken salad and it was phenomenal as well. For drinks, I tried their homemade vodka with soda so I can't comment too much on the beers...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

pretty good place all considering. grandkids were pretty disappointed that they did not have any hot dogs, but that’s just because they are used to only eating hot dogs at home lol. i liked the appetizers, good food like nachos, pickles, and chicken. entree was...More

Thank concernedgranddad27
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The Top of the Hill is a must stop while visiting Chapel Hill NC. Situated at the main intersection in town it sits on the second floor which gives one a perfect view of the downtown from the patio.Good eats as well.

Thank TOM L
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Bloodymarys were blah and expensive - fish dip as an appetizer was cold and the bread that came with it were stale- great view

Thank Nicki_Kelly440
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

When our guests are looking for a great Chapel Hill experience we send them to TOPO. Great location and awesome food and spirits!

Thank Lisa G
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April 14, 2017|
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Response from Josh M | Reviewed this property |
The town has a website for parking info called Park on the Hill. Go there and you can see all the parking nearby. There is plenty of parking but you'll have to walk a little. Enjoy the other businesses on your way to and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3629
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-8676
  • E-mail
Whether you live in Chapel Hill, are just visiting or are here to connect to your college roots, Top of the Hill – or TOPO as we have come to be known – is a destination spot. Our menu is loaded with locally-sourced ingredients, our acclaimed beer collection is brewed right on site, and our outdoor deck boasts a panoramic view of downtown. Rounding out the offerings are our event spaces that can host any occasion you can dream up. And, oh yeah, did we mention we now make our own spirits? That's right. It's all here at the top. Come join us.
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