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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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Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful steak along with friendly fast service.we waited in line to place our order but visiting with other hungry patrons made it pleasant. Love the help yourself if you need water or more coffee stations. Makes you feel at home. Picking up extra steaks and unusual desserts from their food market . Ended the night but continued the experience at... More 

Thank 517jeanettet
Placerville, California
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited a friend and we had breakfast at this store. Breakfast was good and the store was fun place to shop. Bought some pasta had never see before, guy in line at check out said the fresh chicken wwas the very best, ever. Fish market was smelly and if you love fresh fish, this is the place. Great time at... More 

Thank delyn35
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very long waits for sub par food. No wait staff yet their prices are commiserate with full service dining

Thank HDswanson
Lynnwood, Washington
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before, but it's refreshing to come back here again and see the familiar selection of meat, cheese, and many more. This time we had breakfast, we ordered Big John and what a feast that was. As always, the food quality is decent and the service was fast. If you happen to be in Carlsbad or Legoland,... More 

Thank Duc L
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the burger here. Always a good meal. It's a very casual setting and there is also a European grocery store.

Thank John F
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is simply one of the best European style markets and restaurants in all of San Diego...it is terrific and I agree is certainly habit forming. The German food is especially wonderful and authentic. Truly a real gem in our area...

Thank Carolyn H
Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real butchers taking your orders and just the best sweet Italian pork sausages ever. Restaurant is pretty good as well

Thank Aligrat
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TipTop Meats has been around forever -- and there is a good reason why....they just serve good food! First -- the meats that are available for purchase (and for their restaurant) are really good cuts of meat. You can get just about anything here. I spent time in Europe as a child, so I know what it is like to... More 

Thank PTAbytheSea
Lakewood, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tip Top Meat is a great place to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner. We got the John's Burger, French Dip, and Club Sandwich. The Cream of Potato was a little too salty. Enjoy!

Thank travel4family2
Garden Grove, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big portions. Great food every time. Breakfast is a must. We will eat here every time we are in town.

Thank ArleenaC

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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Carlsbad, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?