Where To Eat

Top O' the River


A family-owned business with restaurants in Gadsden and Anniston, Top of the River is one of the largest restaurants on a lake in Alabama. Open for dinner only, the catch of the day includes fried shrimp, catfish and heaping helpings of creamy cole slaw, potatoes, and hot, tasty cornbread. Enjoy breathtaking views of the sunset from piers that extend out into the lake.

Top O' the River
7004 Val Monte Drive
Guntersville, AL 35957
Hours of Operation
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Famous Dishes

Catfish & Greens

Known for serving complimentary cornbread, slaw and pickled onions before each meal, Top O' the River boasts grain-fed catfish raised on a farm in neighboring Mississippi paired with greens and other sides made fresh daily. The catfish is crispy on the outside yet juicy on the inside, and pairs perfectly with tender, seasoned turnip or collard greens.

Fried Pickles

Top O the River is is known for its complimentary cornbread and grain-fed catfish, but don't forget to order the fried pickles. A generous serving of pickles, fried to perfection and served with a white dipping sauce, these pickles will not disappoint!