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Tip Top Restaurant

American, Greek, Diner
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1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
+1 434-244-3424
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went there on a Saturday morning for breakfast. At 9AM there was already a line out the door and by the time we left 45 minutes later it seemed like a mob. The food was typical diner food. The service was OK, although they were stressed by the crowds. I would either go very early on a Saturday morning or... More 

Thank Stephen R
Minneapolis, MN
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

My sister, niece, and I went here for breakfast with a friend who lives in Charlottesville. Tip Top isn't fancy, but the food was very good and prices were outstanding. The four of us had more than enough to eat for about $20. I was especially impressed with the eggs. My niece wanted hers scrambled and cooked dry - but... More 

Thank Carib0906
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

On a Sunday after church we were looking for a lunch/brunch place. As we drove by we decided to try Tip Top. Immediately seated! Wait staff were great. They did not have GF but were more than willing to alter an entire' to my satisfaction! More than many places have been willing to do! The shrimp was fantastic. TipTop is... More 

Thank Richard K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here before visiting James Monroe's house. Good tuna melt and pork souvlaki. It was busy but the service was friendly and fast

Thank PosadaAJ
Louisa, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have often had lunch at Tip Top in connection with medical appointments or visits with patients at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. It is convenient, the menu is very complete, and the food and service are very good. This is an extremely popular restaurant, so it is very busy, crowded, and noisy for most of the lunch time.

Thank John N
Chesapeake, Virginia
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

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 

Thank Zach B
Aberdeen, Maryland
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 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 

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 4 January 2017

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 

Thank Jeff J
Norfolk, Virginia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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 

Thank Eric T
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?