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Tippy's Taco House

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14119 Saint Germain Dr, Centrewood Plaza, Centreville, VA 20121-2310
+1 703-830-1333
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A local institution, Tippy's is a throw back to the 1960's & 1970's when most Americans had never heard the word "fajita". It's cheap, consistent, friendly, quick and tasty. But comparing it to contemporary Mexican, or even the mom and pop Mexican restaurants of the West Coast is like eating a Philly cheese steak and comparing it to The Palm.... More 

Thank YankeeCarl
Gainesville, Virginia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nothing fancy, but a good cheap place with nice staff. Get some hard shell tacos and queso... don't forget the birch beer.

Thank VATravel5000
Centreville, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Gotta love Tippy's Taco House! I have been following Tippy's for decades! Great food for little $$$$. The food is not gourmet, and the place has NO ambiance. But if you want to chow down on some tacos, enchiladas drenched in their great hot sauce, you won't be disappointed.

Thank glenn g
Front Royal, Virginia
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I was so surprised to see Tippys. I practically lived at the one in Burke. That seems like many moons ago. I always liked the margarita machine there. Had a bean burrito would have rather had better cheese in it. The hot sauce is good, not too spicy. Friends had chili cheese rice, it still tastes the same as it... More 

Thank meanita55
Bakersfield, California
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

My husband ordered a fajita burrito and they used lunch meat (?) for the chicken. No peppers, but lots of shredded lettuce on a hot burrito. I had the tacos. Pre-fab shells, nothing homemade here. Bland guacamole. Kinda dirty. Would never go back.

Thank Kim and Jeff T
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Tippy's is a staple to Centreville. Food is always consistent, service is fast, and prices are incredibly cheap. It is so easy to find coupons online as well. Yes, the interior could be more modern, but it really gives a homey feel.

Thank Ninadasiy
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Tippy's is not a tablecloth restaurant. You order at the counter after reading the extensive menu on the wall and your food is brought to the table. What the staff brings is excellent. Our burrito, enchiladas and frijoles were excellent. The counter staff is friendly (my first time at a Mexican restaurant run by sub-continent Indians) and they get your... More 

Thank MichaelRShannon
Centreville, Virginia
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Tippys is always good for the Mexican taste on a budget! I love the tacos, taco salad and pretty much all the dinner combinations...the best part is the service and price!

Thank David21st
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Pretty good grub, well priced, with fast and friendly service. Great to call in and pick up for dinner. Recommend.

Thank Tripguide1
Woodbridge, Virginia
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

We were in Centreville, VA area by chance and went to Tippy's Taco. I haven't been to a Tippy's Taco since my work days in Fair Lakes area. It was fun to go back with my husband and have my stand by Super Nacho's. The staff were pleasant and the food was prepared quickly and brought to the table. It... More 

Thank Marsha J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14119 Saint Germain Dr, Centrewood Plaza, Centreville, VA 20121-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Centreville
  • Phone Number: +1 703-830-1333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?