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Tip Top Restaurant

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American, Greek, Diner
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1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
+1 434-244-3424
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Today
06:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate here a year ago and loved. We ate here again when we were in Charlottesville and it was better than the first visit. The staff is attentive and check to ensure things are fine with everyone at the table. This visit we ate here with friends. I had the Eggplant parmesan with a side of... More 

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Thank Zach B
Aberdeen, Maryland
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the recommendation of my family that lives in Charlottesville, we went to breakfast here. The Biscuits and Gravy were delicious and people that had it raved. The waffles were good. Omelettes were correctly prepared and delicious. I have the Banana Pecan Pancakes were out of this world!! This place is now gonna be a regular place for us when... More 

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Thank LaRuDo
Palmyra, VA
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip Top is the go-to favorite of thousands of C'ville residents. Its big menu, the classic sandwiches, the gyro meals with mini Greek salads, the burgers, and more all create a place to dive into a quick sandwich or a full meal with complete confidence that you'll receive a lot of great food for a little money, served by folks... More 

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Thank Jeff J
Norfolk, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always feel like a trip to Charlottesville is incomplete without a stop at Tip Top. we have eaten here dozens of times and enjoyed ourselves regardless of the time of day. This trip it was a great breakfast. This is one of the most consistent restaurants I have eaten in, always really good. The service is lightning fast. Even... More 

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Thank Eric T
uk
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were travelling and stopped for an evening meal. We weren't sure what to expect when we went into the restaurant. The food was very good and very tasty and the server was very friendly but not over the top. Would definitely recommend Tiptop restaurant.

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Thank sunsaver
Hickory, North Carolina
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was our first time visiting this restaurant. My son lives in Charlottesville and we came up from Hickory, NC to help him move in to his new townhouse. He had heard that Tip Top was a great place to eat, so we decided to have breakfast there. The reviews from his friends were accurate! This was a WONDERFUL place... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

During a business engagement, I ate lunch at Tip Top twice. The service was excellent and FAST. The food was very good comfort food. I cleaned my plate!! Based on the lunch and the menu, I think they would be a great breakfast choice as well. The only challenge was turning left onto Richmond road to get back to the... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for breakfast during a business trip. The service was perfect! The western omelet I had was full of flavor. Excellent experience.

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Thank Michael N
Charlottesville, Virginia
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great family owned and run diner with American and Greek inspired food. Come early to get a table as it's one of the busiest restaurants in town. They do a good job getting you seated and served. Breakfast served all day long.

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Thank omyheck
Cincinnati
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Every time we visit Charlottesville we always make it a point to eat at Tip Top. It's not fancy, for sure. The service and decor are basic in every way. But, the food is usually very good, and the prices are outstanding. They have a nice selection of pasta dishes, and I usually get one of the baked pasta dishes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?