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1412 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4901
+1 434-293-3825
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
9 Mar 2017
15 Feb 2016
“A Neighborhood Classic”
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1412 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4901
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is a hometown favorite! Great food, good service, and fair pricing. If you're traveling through, this is the hole-in-the- wall local joint you've been looking for.

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Tubby's is one of those C'ville institutions on the lower end of East High Street. It's a wooden/brick/glass box that's located on the line between a residential neighborhood and a light industrial area. This section of East High Street is home to several locally owned...More

Thank CaptMancuso
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for a meal before the night shift, being 4 pm I practically had the place to myself. The woman at the counter was far from friendly but took my order and gave me my food. The process was fast and efficient. The food...More

Thank AmbersM0mmy
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I had another caterer that cancelled at the last minute and Tubby's got lunch together for 15 people in an hour. They didn't bat an eye and were so accomodating. The food was fantastic and well put together we had everything we needed, unlike some...More

Thank WorkingMom88
Reviewed 9 December 2014

A true hidden treasure in Charlottesville! EVERYTHING on the menu is good & you can't go wrong no matter what you order. This family owned diner has an atmosphere that is perfect for a weekday lunch with friends or a family night out. Kids are...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We like Tubby's so much that we have to take a break from it every now and then so we don't get burned out. We find ourselves going back day after day like addicts. We especially like their big salads-- Seinfeld fans will get the...More

Thank Special Agent M... T
Reviewed 17 June 2014

They move very fast taking orders and getting stuff out to people. If you have a big order, you should call it in way ahead of time. I have never gotten bad food from there.

Thank JustMarsha30
Reviewed 25 September 2012

I have never actually eaten IN the restaurant, only taken food out. The Philly cheese steaks are good. Greasy, as expected, but good. The fries are also good. The one problem if you go in at lunch time expect to wait forever for your meal....More

Thank aemh92510
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Don't expect to sit down and be served--this is an order at the counter, pick up at the counter, fill your drink from the fountain and sit down kind of place. That said, their sandwiches are good , their salads are average but it is...More

Thank reescares
Reviewed 27 March 2012

i love everything about tubby's. it feels like home. everyone is nice and attentive. i go there almost every 2 weeks. you definitely get your money's worth

Thank Gee S
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  • Address: 1412 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-293-3825
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