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“Wonderful European Market and Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tip Top Meats

Tip Top Meats
Ranked #2 of 326 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
San Diego, California, United States
Level Contributor
68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful European Market and Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

They have many European meats and items for sale in the Market. We love the restaurant and all of the foods are very good. Especially the Big John Breakfast which includes all of the breakfast meats you want,eggs, potatoes and toast. We love the Brakwrust and sausages and usually get seconds on those, but the ham and bacon are also great.

We have had sandwiches from there and also the lunch and dinner plates are very large for the price and we can never finish them so we take leftovers home for the next day.

Good food, great place to eat, but you might have to wait in line to get in and get a table.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Susan R
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Carlsbad, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“St. Patrick's Week Specials”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Realizing that St. Pattys is nearly here, went to Tip Top's to have their special - a substantial helping of corned beef, new boiled potatoes, baby carrots, a wedge of cabbage and a rool for $9.98. Loved it all. everything was tender, but not overdone. I'll be back to try the other specials including Irish stew and corned beef sandwich. Loved that corned beef.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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2 Thank TomL44
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Ossian, Indiana, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This little place is a must! The employees are so friendly. The food - delicious and what a value! We actually ate there on three different occasions during our 10 day stay. Loved it!

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank mrsbigd53
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George Town, Grand Cayman
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165 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Classic German Food and More”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal, with all the sides you would expect in Munchen. Huge portions, not for those who aren't hungry. the store has the best selection of German dry goods and meat that I have seen in the US.

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2 Thank vrrooom
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Valley Center, California, United States
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Unique, authentic German restaurant and store”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Been going here forever. The best dinner plates... Sausages, prime rib, burgers, sandwiches are fantastic. Don't forget to buy some German chocolate on the way out and a bone for the dog,♥

Visited March 2013
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Thank Dianne H
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