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1412 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4901
+1 434-293-3825
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North Garden, Virginia
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 blue collar restaurants (Jack'N Jil's, Fabio's, Riverside) and they all fill a need for quick... More 

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163 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 was delicious. $8 with tax for a chicken tender basket and water. Everything is made... More 

Thank AmbersM0mmy
Woodstock, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 other restaurants that cater and leave you without utensils or plates. The salad was almost... More 

Thank WorkingMom88
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 always welcome so make sure you bring some change for the old style Pac-Man video... More 

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Scottsville, Virginia
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 reference. They are always fresh with lots of great things on them. We always get... More 

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Louisa, Virginia
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Charlottesville, Virginia
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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. The better option would be to call ahead and order the food to be picked... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 a good deal for the money. It is clean and the staff are generally friendly

Thank reescares
Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2008

has gone down hill in the past couple years.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?