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Top O' The River

7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
+1 256-582-4567
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“greens” (41 reviews)
“cornbread” (128 reviews)
“catfish” (112 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great portions and our server Allison was helpful and attentive..great service..loved the view of the lake

Thank kiger24
Reviewed 1 week ago

we love the food at catfish cabin in albertville better except my daughter. she loves loves loves the cornbread here they bring out in cute little skillets. i wanted to show the onion rings i ordered-they are huge! i thought i could get as an...More

Thank nicoletteta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eat here several times now. We love the food and the atmosphere. They have excellent service. Get there early on Saturday because they do draw a crowd.

Thank Fultsfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating at this place since they opened and always enjoyed the food. However...the pickled onions have gone to the dogs. I told the cashier and she could not have cared less. I'm hoping someone who is in a position to do something will...More

Thank chishwl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has gotta b the best catfish in Alabama!also the service is very fast and great witch is hard to get both!don't eat to much of that delicious corn bread and coleslaw tho cause it is easy to do.

Thank B6817DProbertl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Top of the River is one of my favorite places to eat. Excellent catfish, shrimp, coleslaw, and the turnip greens are off the chain.

Thank Kwood08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great view of Lake Guntersville, and if your looking for fried fish, shrimp or chicken you'll be in heaven. When you order you will be given some tasty cornbread and a bowl of turnip greens. Please be advised that your meal...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great select of catfish and seafood entrees. Their portions are more than enough for one person. The cornbread, slaw , and onions are complimentary for all guest. They have plenty of seating, so the wait is not too long. This place...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great restaurant to go as a couple, family with children, or a large group. It's clean and the food is great! I always enjoy eating here.

Thank CindyAL76
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is my favorite restaurant of all time. The setting is beautiful with double lights going all the way down to the lake. we were enjoying our meals as the sun was setting over the lake. It was incredibly beautiful. Our server was great and...More

Thank dollyh668
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the easiest time to get seated on sundays
1 April 2017|
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Response from Les159 | Reviewed this property |
Thought I had already answered this. I have no idea the best time on Sundays. Back in the UK now.
Maura T
Do they have Sunday liquor sales?
6 March 2017|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
No they do not sell alcohol on sunday
Are they open tonight
7 January 2017|
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Response from Kim Harper F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see your question timely. I believe they are open daily for dinner except Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7004 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976-2664 (Formerly Top O The River)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-582-4567
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