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The Bullwinkle’s Top Hat Bistro Story

Bullwinkle’s Top Hat Bistro was started in 1986, and quickly became known as one of the Miami Valley’s “hot spots” to get great food, or just to hang out relax and grab a drink with good friends. This forged Bullwinkle’s into one of southwest Ohio’s more successful independent eateries.

Under new ownership in 2005, Bullwinkle’s started a transformation into what would be a new vision for the 31-year-old culinary establishment. The cornerstone of the restaurant’s reputation is, of course, it’s Award Winning Ribs and traditional BBQ. The same painstaking dedication is applied to everything that Bullwinkle’s does, be it mouthwatering steaks, delicately produced seafood entrees, or exceptional table service.

One focus of the new vision is to broaden our horizons and provide the same high-quality cuisine and professional service to a larger clientele. So with a new determination, a new, wider selection of types and styles of food we set out. The end result was Top Hat Catering, a new branch on the Oak tree that is Bullwinkle’s.

Top Hat Catering’s staff has a combined 40 years of experience at event planning, and catering to the culinary desires of a diverse array of customers. Our independence provides us with the ability to customize an event for you. We are equally poignant at providing hospitality needs ranging from a small corporate gathering in need of a box lunch delivery to an elegant sit-down, served dinner wedding of 300 plus people.

Dine in Miamisburg’s Charming Downtown, Surrounded by History

While visiting Bullwinkle’s, you can observe glimpses into the city’s past. The railroad, which still runs regular freight traffic, and the Miami-Erie canal which ran just across the street from Bullwinkle’s, established Miamisburg as a significant point of trade and commerce. This contributed to the city becoming a hub of activity from the late 1800s, on through the mid-1900s and beyond. Local state routes continue to offer a stopping point for travelers going from Cincinnati to Dayton today, just as they did a hundred years ago!

The downtown area still is home to many quaint, historical shops along with other unique places to visit or just hang out. It is this rich history and the scenic location that adds to Bullwinkle’s charm. With our legendary BBQ ribs and a wide variety of delectable appetizers, meals and drink specialties, we guarantee you’ll be back again and again.

Newly remodeled upstairs maintains the integrity of the historic building while adding the comforts of the 21 century. Two separate rooms that can now accommodate a total of up to 120 people. Semi private and private dining available. Full menu and all of our great catering options available in house.