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Tip Top Restaurant

1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
+1 434-244-3424
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (12 reviews)
“rye toast” (3 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Greek, Diner
1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Marjorie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gem of a place. Great for breakfast lunch and dinner. The prices are great. Very clean. Great staff and a lovely view.

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We enjoy stopping here for breakfast. They offer a wonderful variety of options, all of which are tasty. The service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Standard greek diner style restaurant. Food was good and nice sized portions. I was surprised to learn that their gyros are not cooked on the spit, but instead the loaf style, which is almost always an inferior product

Thank SlymanChicago
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I and a couple of my family members stopped here on the way out of Charlottesville for an early lunch. The restaurant wasn't busy at the moment and we were quickly seated; the service was very good and our waitress was very friendly and efficient....More

Thank LindaE576
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Have you ever wondered what happened to the GREAT restaurants of yesteryear of great economical food served fast by a extremely friendly waitresses? Well, that still exists in the one-of-the-kind Tip Top Restaurant! This restaurant is well known to most people in Charlottesville, including contractors...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is the perfect little diner. The staff is very friendly, but always very busy. I have breakfast here almost every time I travel to Charlottesville and I have never been disappointed. The portions are very generous.

Thank nr22
Reviewed 10 April 2017

At home we have a local diner where everyone in our small community seems to be in the mornings. When I arrived at Tip Top, I felt like I was home! Friendly servers who greet everyone warmly. Freshly prepared food with lots of menu options...More

Thank Amy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Greek, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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