Tip Top Meats, a local gem in Carlsbad since 1967, is more than just a restaurant—it's an experience that is a market, a European-inspired deli and a restaurant all rolled into one. With a commitment to quality that spans over half a century, every bite at Tip Top Meats is a delight.
Start your experience at Tip Top Meats with breakfast—the most important meal of the day. From fluffy omelets to golden pancakes and sizzling sausages, the breakfast menu at Tip Top Meats has everything you need for the day ahead. If you arrive later in the day, Tip Top Meats has you covered with their famous sandwiches and signature dishes for lunch and dinner that are served daily until 8 pm.
European-style sausages, bratwurst and specialty meats are handmade daily in Tip Top’s meat department. From smoked bacon, ham, and chicken to flavorful salisbury steak, meatloaf, pastrami and corned beef to special offerings like boneless stuffed Tur-duc-hens, fruit-stuffed pork roasts, barons of beef, succulent suckling pigs and city chicken. Tip Top Meats’s ground beef is prepared multiple times daily and they proudly serve USDA Prime and choice beef, lamb, and veal, along with top-quality pork products and Diestel brand turkeys. Tip Top Meats will cook any cut of meat to your liking, and even have it ready for pickup on your way home from work.
For those with a sweet tooth or looking for traditional German and European favorites, Tip Top offers desserts, breads, cookies, pastries, strudels and so much more! The European market features specialty food items, including sausages, meats, cheese, sauces and spices. There is also a large selection of imported beers and wines.