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Tip Top Restaurant

1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
+1 434-244-3424
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Greek, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
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Reviewed yesterday

If you like the standard pancakes or eggs breakfast this is a great choice. Very fast and good service, great breakfast. Good size portions and very good pricing.

Thank Travelinsider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tip Top is famous for breakfasts, but we went there recently for lunch, and were delighted with the Greek food and the service by a waitress with a sense of humor. The noise was a bit much for our aging ears, but the food was...More

Thank roadtrekker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our breakfast. The food was good. The syrup pitcher dripped down the side, but it wasn't an issue. There was a saucer to set it in. Our waitress was pleasant.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very popular diner, but we we seated promptly. The portions were large and the price was very reasonable. The chicken parmigiana was great!

Thank Bob4922
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in as we were going through the Charlottesville area. What a great place! We were surprised to see so much Greek food on the menu, and it was really tasty.

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food at a good price. Staff was excellent. Specialties was very good, sandwiches were very tasty and more than enough to fill up a hearty appetite.

Thank Wilburn J
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

On weekends, the line can go around the building. Very popular spot. Good breakfast, good diner food.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is the local favorites place. When you can't find a parking that's your signal it's a good place to eat. Different types of food for all. Clean place with good local grown food being offered. Prices are reasonable. Staff do a good job getting...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Good variety of food. Very friendly staff. Delicious! Good prices. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Kid friendly.

Thank Marjorie H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

There are not enough superlatives to describe this restaurant. Charming, fun decor, quick service, excellent food, great variety and low prices. Need I say more? Luckily we went for an early lunch; otherwise we might have had to wait a bit, because the place was...More

Thank 103PatD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-244-3424
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