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Tip Top Meats

6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011-1157
+1 760-438-2620
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sauerkraut” (45 reviews)
“german deli” (21 reviews)
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American, German, European, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011-1157
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Followed Trip Advisor to Tip Top Meat. Went there specifically because of it's TA ranking. Was tremendously disappointed as was my wife who had a different meat entree. TA rankings in Europe are spot on, but I think here in the USA there is confusion...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

if you like meat in the morning,this is your place the big John breakfast has a all you can eat on meats.. after a morning surf we head here for a very filling mid morning breakfast and gorge on bacon.

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place in Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. We love German food and found this food some of the best in our travels. It was priced right for the amount of food you get. We plan on coming back.

Thank Mark6155
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the best meat and this seasoning called porterhouse and the flavor is so delicious! I highly recommend them.

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got several different cuts of meat, and they were all incredible! They are very pricey but so worth it! The quality is unmatched. It was hands down the best filet I have ever eaten!

Thank Christine612013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a number of times, when in town, to pick up meat. Happened to be here today around meal time so we ordered, found a table and were pleasantly surprised when the they brought out two huge plates of food. Sausages, sauerkraut, Reuben...More

Thank Ric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been born in a German speaking country I was overjoyed when my then wife and three kids moved to North County San Diego in 1980 and lo, and behold, there was a German Deli that rivaled the one I "grew up with" in Chicago....More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant and meat market along with all the selections of yummy baked on site goodies and groceries with some import foods, frozen items etc......Homemade sausages etc.... Best large platter breakfast for under $10. Never had a bad meal ever,,,breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not...More

Thank 707kathee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for lunch on our road trip, but the dinner menu looks fantastic. Our steak sandwich was a cut above. Was really nice walking through the German market

Thank rkak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meat and sausages are the best. You can also find interesting condiments, imported foods and fresh baked goods. This is a destination stop when we are in Carlsbad.

Thank Cooperrose54
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Jimeedee | Reviewed this property |
They are open today but state that Easter may effect the hours
11 July 2016|
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Response from RedFoodie | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not have gluten free options to my knowledge.
25 November 2015|
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Response from consolef | Reviewed this property |
Slice it up and gently reheat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6118 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011-1157
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-438-2620
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