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Tip Top Meats

6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-438-2620
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Ranked #8 of 282 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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EL CENTRO
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Bring a big appetite to this off the beaten path restaurant! The portions are huge and the food is very German. They have a deli, meat store and groceries from all over the world to enjoy as well.

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Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband's aunt raved about this restaurant. She had visited it many times and had great experiences. We must have visited it at the wrong mealtime--I think she went for dinner. We went for breakfast. We both ordered the eggs benedict. At this restaurant you order at the counter. The young woman who took our order asked if we wanted... More 

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Tip Top Meats stands alone as a breakfast and lunch spot. It is such a unique place that serves delicious food and provides an experience all at the same place. The line starts snacking through the German meat counter and delicatessen as soon as the doors open. Don't let put you off because it moves fast. Regulars and newbies can't... More 

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San Marcos, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good food reasonable price.great steaks burgers sausage. There breakfast is great. Line can get long . Good for breakfast lunch or dinner

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Carlsbad, CA
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116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Order what you want when you walk in from the extensive German menu. Big John's breakfast offers eggs, potatoes, all the meat you can eat ( sausage, bacon, ham, brats all country fresh) and excellent bottomless pit coffee. Plus in a nice country setting with great TV's to watch too. When finished you can shop till you drop with some... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of the best butcher shops and delis in town. So, the food quality is excellent! The pricing is good. I love the breakfasts here...

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They have a lovely restaurant with great food as well as a unique market & grocery store. The service was great!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This European deli has been around for over 45 years. We heard that it was a must do while in Carlsbad. We headed here for dinner - walking through the grocery section to the restaurant. Order at the counter and then find a seat. We ordered the filet mignon with baked potato, ham sandwich (which comes with 3 halves) and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Good variety and portions were generous. Menu price was reasonable. The stuffed pork chop was a little dry. I would order the chicken or beef next time.

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When visiting Carlsbad we received a great tip from one of the locals and were so satisfied we visited this great German Restaurant and Deli at least 3 times during our one week stay in Carlsbad. You will be very satisfied weather it is Breakfast, Lunch , or Dinner.

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Additional Information about Tip Top Meats

Address: 6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-438-2620
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue, Delicatessen, German, Steakhouse

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