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Tip Top Cafe

2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
+1 210-732-0191
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“pies” (25 reviews)
“onion rings” (59 reviews)
“meringue” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lousy Waitress Service!!! Went there 11/16/17 in late afternoon only customer at a table received our water waited approximately 10 mins another couple walk in and was waited on within 4 mins while we were there still waiting for someone to take our order! unreal...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DeWeese’s TIP TOP opened in 1938! Almost 80 years. My husband is a chicken fried steak aficionado. He says Tip Top has the best CFS he has had in a long, long time. They would give Hill’s Cafe (Austin) a run for their money and...More

Thank LEA A
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to Tip Top Cafe I'm over 10 years but I saw this jewel driving down the street the other day & I decided to stop by . As soon as I walked in the door I was greeted by several of the...More

1  Thank lalalala41
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Party member is very sensitive to MSG. So we always ask. Assured that MSG wasn't used. Wrong! Very serious negative experience for our guest to the chicken fried steak/gravy. Liver & onions also very greasy. Needed to be dried before eating! Server was sympathetic but...More

Thank sawitten
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A friend suggested that we venture off the beaten path and try some new places for dinner. We called a cab and had him take us to the De Wese's Tip Top Cafe. If you're looking for local people and local food this is where...More

1  Thank acoolmomof3
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I grew up in Texas and have had maybe 10,000 Chicken Fried steaks. This does not make me an expert. But I know what I like - and I didn't like theirs. The breading was twice as large as the steak inside (how do they...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I went here for lunch on July 30. First of all it was very warm in there. Now I know it is July in San Antonio so I cut them some slack. Ten minutes later someone finally came over to take our...More

Thank gem21159
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This will be a short review since my app has crashed 4 times. The chicken-fried steak was to die for along with the cream gravy it was sitting on. The mashed potatoes were real and lumpy just like I make them. Having the gravy to...More

Thank henry l
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great little diner, old time decor, good food and service. The menu is a classic mixture, lots of choices, pie case is yummy and prices are reasonable. The parking lot is small, try it at non peak times or you might have to wait for...More

Thank mrosas24
Reviewed 3 June 2017

had a gathering today, never been there before, as soon as i walked in you can smell how old this place is, like old wood smell, it has that old 1960's feeling AC and fans are used too cool place down, food was not all...More

1  Thank rol51
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Questions & Answers
24 May 2017|
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Response from OWL78654 | Reviewed this property |
When I tried to buy a whole pie, they declined and said I needed to order ahead of time.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Glynis S | Reviewed this property |
sorry, no idea. I would just call the cafe.
6 October 2016|
Response from Andresesparza73 |
I dont know waitress staff last name i know first name Monica thanks for her service last week tip top cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-0191
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