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Tip Top Cafe

) #344 of 3,988 Restaurants in San Antonio €€ - €€€ American, Diner
2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
+1 210-732-0191
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner
€€ - €€€
2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there right at 11:00, which is opening time. The door was locked. Rattled the door at 5 min after and they unlocked it. Sat at the counter. Had the Tues special chopped sirloin w/ queso, spinish and green bean cassarole. Tea and cornbread very...More

Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have been dining with Tip Top for many years, and the food and the service only improve with time. We dined there for lunch on 4/17/2017 and again left the restaurant so full and happy we could hardly move. Their new lunch offerings are...More

2  Thank Charlio07
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The last few times we went to TipTop, the food has been constantly going down in quality. The "new" owners spent money on nice shirts and badges for workers, but seems to be buying a lesser quality of food. Servings are inconsistant now. Sometimes the...More

1  Thank EdinHawaii
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This local favorite has been serving San Antonio since 1938!! And their southern style cooking is the best in town. So whether you live here or just visiting, be sure to stop by and bring an appetite!!

Thank EJD135
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is supposed to be a top notch diner, Guy Feria did a review. My meal could have been better. I got the Chicken Fried chicken, it was dry, the crust was unevenly around the chicken causing big chunks of breading, the mashed potatoes were...More

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We were in S.A. For the weekend and looked up classic San Antonio restaurants. The Tip Top was among them. The half order of rings was enough for 3. I had the rib eye. For almost being a "road house" the steak was very good....More

Thank M B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I came here because it's been open for a long time so figured it must be good and it was on triple D (granted that was 10 years ago) and something must have changed since Guy showed up and old time regulars have to be...More

Thank pilesoflaundry
Reviewed 4 February 2017

friendly homey great fun love abounds women surround guys hunting great location food galore ambience

Thank crawcin
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I drove into town to this restaurant because I had been wanting to try their food. I ordered the chicken fried steak which was heavily breaded and so large that it covered the plate. Not too much flavor to the breading or to the white...More

Thank Ninevin
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We had not visited Tip Top Cafe in probably 20 years or so. It was a weekday night and although fairly busy, we didn't have to wait. Our server was outstanding! Overall the food was good and plentiful. The only thing we didn't care for...More

Thank TexasMerlot
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can we buy a whole icebox pie?? Or any pies and cakes??
24 May 2017|
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Response from OWL78654 | Reviewed this property |
When I tried to buy a whole pie, they declined and said I needed to order ahead of time.
Last week i was hungry decided go to tip tops cafe order big master plate with chicken trips wth large fred fries, drink tea and side order salad.. A young woman name monica was nice and friendly... When i left was full she was nice give me food to go boxs when i left forgot leaved her tips for her services i never had her last name her name Monica works tip top cafe san Antonio need give a great review thanks Monica hope known her last name
21 October 2016|
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Response from Glynis S | Reviewed this property |
sorry, no idea. I would just call the cafe.
Im eating tip top cafe last week food was good staff was great one waitress staff monica took care me good service forgot her last name thanks monica knowing her last name
5 October 2016|
Response from Andresesparza73 |
I dont know waitress staff last name i know first name Monica thanks for her service last week tip top cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-0191
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