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Tip Top Restaurant

American, Greek, Diner
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1420 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3509
+1 434-244-3424
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Toano, Virginia
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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. The menu had a lot of selections to choose from, and the decor had a... More 

Thank LindaE576
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 who eat here every morning. We visit C'ville a couple of times a year and... More 

Thank Richard H
Savannah, Georgia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
Mooresville, North Carolina
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413 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
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 priced just right! Would definitely visit again!!!

Thank Amy T
Chesterfield, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

At 1015, Sunday, 9 April, 2017 my missus took me to the Tip Top Restaurant in Charlottesville, VA for breakfast. She had been a couple of times before and said it was great; I had never been. We pulled into the parking lot and it was packed, but we quickly found a spot. When we entered I did not see... More 

Thank Mike M
charlottesville, va
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for years and food is consistently good Greek diner fare. They're packed every time we visit but always manage to seat us quickly and serve the food fast. My only complaint is that, even though they have a back foot to the parking lot, it's locked. Not a problem unless it's cold or rainy.

Thank j p
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with a family of 6, everyone loved their food: eggs, bacon, french toast, omelette, potatoes, fruit, strawberry pancakes, and chocolate chip pancakes were all a hit

Thank Mina S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went there on a Saturday morning for breakfast. At 9AM there was already a line out the door and by the time we left 45 minutes later it seemed like a mob. The food was typical diner food. The service was OK, although they were stressed by the crowds. I would either go very early on a Saturday morning or... More 

Thank Stephen R

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?