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Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

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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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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We went to Top of the Hill after the Citadel game, and the service was ridiculously slow even for a game day crowd. We sat at the bar right next to the waitress station. It took about 10 min for the bartenders to acknowledge us and 20 min to get our drinks. After that we decided to go eat someplace... More 

Thank David P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this restaurant/ brewery!!! God was excellent, apps were great, and the atmosphere was excellent. Chicken park was very good as was the onion soup!! Great place for families and more!

Thank phillycubabaseball
Winston-Salem, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I had nachos with avocado. They were really good. The portion size was perfect. When I order nachos I typically know there will be waste. The nachos on the bottom are usually limp and greasy. That is not the case with Top of the Hill. In addition to good food, they have great drinks. Top of the Hill is also... More 

Thank karencG1724XM
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We each seemed to order some variation of the chicken dish with one being pasta based, the food portions were HUGE and delicious. We sat on their heated patio overlooking franklin street there was a full moon and the church steeple in the background looked so beautiful Reasonable prices good quality it is a must

Thank BarnieGal
Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food is over priced for no exceptional quality. Service was attentive and friendly though. Athletic shorts and t-shirts don't really fit the dress code here though.

Thank tmagic11
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The location is great, but don't expect a lot out of this place. It's servers are lovely but spread thin - and thus service is slow. Food should be avoided. And stick with the basics on the drinks.

Thank nmeas1
Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love Top of the Hill. Great food and excellent service. Our waitress on our last date was Sequoia, and she was very patient and helpful when we had not fully decided what to order. Suggestions were spot on. Only downside is that the prices make it hard to bring the whole family, perfect for date nights... More 

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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Our family of eight recently visited Chapel Hill for a BB game, and went to Top afterwards for some drinks. The service exceeded expectations, and the view is always great there. We found one beer special that saved a few bucks, but in general, prices topped the scales for a college town. No complaints about the service, quality, or atmosphere... More 

Thank giguy
Scottsdale, Arizona
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167 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Excellent food and craft brewed beer. The Wild Mushroom Grit cakes are outstanding. As a Yankee I am unaccustomed to grits and find them tasteless and useless...until now. My husband had the chicken pot pie and was very pleased with it. The beer pairing were spot on and the view from the top is beautiful at sunset. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank 2fromhere
Elk Grove, California
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We went in to get out of the rain as we were browsing Franklin Street. The beers were super good and we had the Sweet Potato Waffle Fries with cream cheese and jalepeno dip.

Thank Ranchwed

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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$11 - US$26
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, 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, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?