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Tip Top Cafe

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85 N Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7134
+1 802-295-3312
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Placerville, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Welcoming, friendly owner and wait staff- Glad we followed the recommendation to eat here. Our dinners were wonderful😊.

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Thank CarolnPat
Sammamish
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasant staff. We were seated without a reservation but it was busy, I would suggest making reservations. The food was very well prepared, and tasty. I had the salmon which was done to perfection. Small portions, so don't bring a heavy appetite. Prices were about average.

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Thank Laurie M
Arlington, VA
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had a really good meal here -- had a hard time believing such a nouveau cuisine place was located in the middle of nowhere. Really good food. Service was excellent. Highly recommend.

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Thank Andrews_Mommy
Cornish, New Hampshire
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Such great food and service every time we've been. I feel like this restaurant gets overlooked, as a local. However, it's quite delicious, and we'll certainly be back! Great cocktails. The fries and garlic aioli are to die for. Beautiful ambiance.

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Thank Liz-Karl
Rutland, Vermont
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with my son a few days ago. I had a fantastic salad; he had the veggie burger. Both were really, really wonderful. Very nice ambiance. And, terrific cappuccino as well.

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Thank kaygee680
White River Junction, Vermont
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here a few times, nice ambience, on the few times we've been there seemed a little over priced in relation to other restaurants around of similar quality, having said that it's a great restaurant and worth a visit.

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Thank Nick E
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

On our way to Quebec. Nice stop for lunch we had a variety of items all very good and to our liking. Service was great.

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Thank 434Gianna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It seems every time we go through White River Junction we get off to go to the Tip Top Cafe. Eclectic excellence. Fabulous for a quick lunch or the graduation dinner from college. Fresh ingredients, interesting preparations, a touch of hippy flair. Explore the art galleries in the building and eat at a leisurely pace. Everyone enjoyed our visits from... More 

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Lauderhill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

First time at Tip Top Cafe and definitely will not be our last! Great atmosphere, top-notch friendly service (thank you Kayla) and really great food! They had me at crispy fries with fresh garlic aioli! The generous serving is enough for 4. Save room for the incredible crusty country bread...I'd go back for the bread alone...and the divine taste of... More 

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Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We made a reservation to be on the safe side for a tuesday night and found Tip Top full which says something for how good it was. They gave us a table in the corner which was perfect. We shared their fries and artichoke app and I had the flounder with grilled asparagus,potato, and radishes which was excellent. Good job

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 N Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7134
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  White River Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-3312
Description
Eclectic and creative menu featuring local ingredients. Located in the Old Tip Top Bread Bakery building which is home to numerous artist studios and retail shops in downtown White River Junction, Vermont. Outdoor seating when weather permits.

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