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Tip Top Cafe

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85 N Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7134
+1 802-295-3312
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were heading to Dartmouth to check it out, and stopped here for dinner. I was surprised by the great food in this small restaurant in a small town. Interior decoration is modern and city chic, and the menu diversity was good for gluten free or vegan folks. What a nice surprise, and Hannah the server was... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great birthday meal with our family (2 adults and 3 kids). As always, food was delicious and the wait staff was very helpful. They have a nice wine list too. While their kids menu is limited it offers an upscale version of the basics. We love their french fires and artichoke fritters as an appetizer and their... More 

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Thank Anne N
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice looking place but the menu was very limited. We were with an elderly couple and quite frankly nothing on the menu appealed to them so we left.

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Thank Alice A
Norwich, Vermont
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The fries! Wow! The warm bread with herbal oil! You'll want to take some home. And, that's just getting started. So, starters... definitely the fries and the Caesar salad (its grilled with tons of Parmesan and anchovies, house-made croutons). That said, you can't go wrong with any of the starters. My husband and I frequent this restaurant and we have... More 

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Thank theworldawaits2016
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed all aspects of my visit, some of the best customer service I have ever received by a gentleman whose name I can't remember and excellent food. Excellent drink selection and preparation and the hangar steak was prepared exactly as I ordered it. Also, my appetizer (risotto with strawberry and chocolate ) was well-prepared, with a good texture. I look... More 

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Thank burningchrome86
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and extremely friendly service. 2 adults, 3 kids, everyone left happy. Their menu is fairly small, but everything I have ever had was delicious!

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Thank FRSchr
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Special place to celebrate with adequate but low lighting. Seated immediately with our wine served by the owner - impressive to see working with staff. Courteous well versed waitperson. Dinner just flowed nicely throughout the entire evening. My husband had an impressive bowl of lobster bisque - multiple chunks of lobster and not those usual "flecks" . His steak was... More 

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Thank Elaine B
Norwich, Vermont
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Tip Top Cafe is a great place to go for reliably good food in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. The tables are spaced far enough apart to allow for easy conversation. We have been dining at this restaurant for many years and can always count on a good meal at reasonable prices. The owner and staff are attentive without being... More 

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Thank Arline R
South Burlington, Vermont
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158 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stopped in for a business lunch. The quality of the food was quite good and the menu was creative, even if a little short. Service was friendly and fast. One grip - A sandwich is not a Reuben if its made with sweet cole slaw instead of sauerkraut. I'll go back. I recommend it if you're ever stuck in the... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I wanted to have a nice dinner before going out to listen to some music and Tip Top Cafe was the perfect choice. We were seated quickly, and waited on attentively but not pushily. Recommendations were spot-on, the food was excellently sourced and prepared, and the tab was reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 N Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7134
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  White River Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-3312
Description
Eclectic and creative menu featuring local ingredients. Located in the Old Tip Top Bread Bakery building which is home to numerous artist studios and retail shops in downtown White River Junction, Vermont. Outdoor seating when weather permits.

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