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Tippy's Taco House

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5912 N Kings Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22303-2018
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's not authentic at all, but it is filling and tasty. Think Taco Bell with way better ingredients. They seem to make everything from scratch. A cool find.

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Thank Scrappleking
Ft. Hunt, VA
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby and I have been going here for over 20 years. Good good and superb service. It's not authentic Mexican fare, nor does it pretend to be. It's fast eats at a great price.

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Thank zhuzhuboyer
Alexandria, Virginia
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's been there forever so I finally try it out. Not sure why it's still there? Ordered a beef taco and chicken taco and quesadilla. Beef taco no different than Taco Bell, the chicken taco was all lettuce and cheese, with little bits of chicken diced up no bigger than my pinky. The quesadilla was the right size for only... More 

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Thank Terry804
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Pretty much a chain run my an Indian family. Props to them for working hard every day and making a go of it. With all the great mexican restaurants in town, another chain isn't worth going to.

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Thank gleasonpr65
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I can eat everyone of the tacos on Mondays special. I have been going to tippys since 1990, from warrenton to centerville and I still love it. The owners work at this one and are very kind. My kids are now teenagers and have been a part of my Tippy's tradition.

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Thank Barry P
Woodbridge, Virginia
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74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Tippy’s is one of my favorite places to get quick Mexican carry-out, it may not be authentic or made from scratch but it’s really good. I have been going to Tippy’s in Alexandria, VA for about 10 years now. I have tried other locations in Springfield and Centreville but this location in Alexandria is the best, and it’s cleaner than... More 

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Thank BNH216
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Responding to a previous reviewer, I'm from San Diego, . . . I know this isn't real Mexican, but I'll eat here again. Convenient location to my new home, agreeable prices, ample servings, and super rapid service endeared me to this place. I don't think anyone in the place, with the exception of my three-year old daughter, knew a word... More 

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Thank ArlingtonDad
Alexandria, VA
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

A small restaurant but excellent food. Quick to be ready and always hot. They go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. I have been calling ahead for years for my orders and the owner always knows who I am by name AND remembers what I order each time!! Love that kind of customer service!!

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Thank NCBabe13
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

I have been eating here since the early 1990's. If your looking for fancy Mexican or Tex Mex, this is not your place. If you want good food and service at a fair price, then try Tippy's.

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Thank Sail2fun
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

You don't have to be from Austin, Santa Fe or San Diego to know this isn't Mexican food. I'm quite certain that everything in this place is 100% processed and out of a can. I honestly don't know how they can stay in business. The only thing worth consuming is the soda and unfortunately, all they have is Pepsi products.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5912 N Kings Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22303-2018
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?