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Tip Top Meats

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6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-438-2620
06:00 - 20:00
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British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner here with my family (2 adults and one child). We ordered the stuffed pork chop, meatloaf and french dip. We had side salads with the dinner and water to drink. The portions are large. They have take-out containers if you have leftovers to take home. We placed our order and got a table. The food came in... More 

Thank Randy658
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have tried just about everything on the menu over the years and loved every bite. German market is fun to browse for items you would never find at chain stores. The butcher is excellent too. The restaurant is casual with big portions for a very reasonable price. You will not leave hungry and should have money left over to buy... More 

Thank Jeff P
Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The stuffed pork chop with mashed potatoes and gravy and the braised short ribs are delicious and huge portions for reasonable money. Great house made soups and desserts, pastries. Great decor, very comfortable. Awesome deli and meat market.

Thank Jahmok
Maricopa, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large portion of very delicious food at a great price. Friendly staff. Casual atmosphere. Popular place to grab a quick eat for everyone.

Thank ethan_s4
Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have had many meals at Tip Top. We have never been disappointed. The food is fresh, perfectly prepared, and delicious. Just walking through the shop area on the way to the deli works up an appetite. Our personal favorite is the Reuben. The service is excellent, and the prices are very reasonable. It is no surprise... More 

Thank Tim A
Julian, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my fourth time and like always the food was excellent. My partner had lamb shank and I had leg of lamb, both St. Patrick's special. Can't believe the price how reasonable it is and how high the meat quality is. The time before we were here it was St. Valentines day and the special they had included a... More 

Thank Veronica M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent butcher shop and restaurant, great breakfast and lunch offerings. go early for lunch, they get busy closer to noon.

Thank Jeff W
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126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after several years to find reasonable prices but meals too large with much waste for our limited older eating habits. Food is great but too much on the plate and need some smaller items or mini-dinners before we return. Do not like to leave half filled plates. Adjacent grocery store is a dream with huge variety of items.

Thank Charles H
San Diego, California, United States
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your looking forward a bargain drop into the locals secrete place, don't tell anyone of the all you can eat meat breakfast! The food is well prepared and best news is prime rib dinner after 4:30 pm?

Thank Eddie P
Carlsbad, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Moving back from Texas we could not find a store that knew what brisquite was, let alone stocked it. To Top has it as well as the best quality meat and fish in North County.

Thank bailey b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, German, European, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-438-2620

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?