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14119 Saint Germain Dr, Centrewood Plaza, Centreville, VA 20121-2310
+1 703-830-1333
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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 - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Came here while in the area for some cheap eats. Prices were good, food not so bueno. Melted American cheese was poured onto my fajita burrito as well as my gfs tacos. On a plus side the hot sauce was great! The place is comfort and not so much Mexican!

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Thank tabvo3
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This little strip mall taco shop has food that is as good or better than the larger Mexican restaurants in the area and is delivered to your table hot, fresh and fast....and cheap! I have been taking my family of four here for years and we are usually under $40.00 total. This is not a fancy place but it is... More 

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Thank Charlie M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

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Thank YankeeCarl
Gainesville, Virginia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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.

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Thank VATravel5000
Centreville, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank glenn g
Front Royal, Virginia
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 

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Thank meanita55
Bakersfield, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Kim and Jeff T
Chantily
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Ninadasiy
Montclair
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 

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Thank MichaelRShannon
Centreville, Virginia
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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!

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Thank David21st

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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 - 21:30
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?