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Timbuktu Restaurant

1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab cakes” (418 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
“scallops” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. I haven't been here in years and we were in the area. The staff was friendly and we were seated right away. We both ordered the crab cakes with two sides. The crab...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

I tried the crab cakes at this restaurant and they were not good at all, they were huge and they didn't get done in the middle because they were so big. When I am in Maryland I always try to eat crab cakes and I...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has been around for a long time & it looks it. The dining room has monotone wood paneling & too many mirrors. The staff was "fake nice" but did their jobs. The was surprisingly good. The Porterhouse steak was huge & cooked just...More

Thank Bob O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I gave the three stars because the Cesar salad was saturated in what tasted like store bought creamy Cesar dressing. The crab cake however was outstanding.

Thank Mindylynerd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just before arriving yesterday I saw a sign about the restaurant being under new management and I have to admit I was nervous. Timbuktu (and G&M Seafood) have been go-tos for me for a long time and I wasn't sure if that trend would continue....More

Thank tenlittleMDkitties
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was fantastic the food was absolutely delicious! I would recommend it to everyone! It looks a little fancy but that's ok it is a little expensive but when you get the food and service like we did you don't mind paying a little...More

Thank lmml1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jasmine was an excellent service and brows on point! Food is great! I recommend this restaurant everyone was friendly

Thank Sherlonne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived late from BWI with a good friend who wanted to experience a Maryland Crab meal. Service was slow. Food was served cold. Soup had to be sent back. Crab cakes were tepid. Salad was crisp and dressings were tasty. Dinner rolls were fresh but...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us had dinner at Timbuktu this past weekend. Despite all of the cars filling the parking lot, we were seated timely (we did call ahead for a reservation..) It's a huge place with a banquet hall downstairs that can seat 200. We were...More

Thank RadnyD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband and family for dinner and we ordered the creamy crab soup in a cup and taste like flour added as thickener with only 5 lumps of crab. It was BAD. Next we had the oyster Rockefeller and it was a large...More

Thank Steven T
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4 June 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
16 February 2016|
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Response from Leslye H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the exact price but they do tend to run on the high side for all of the food items
5 February 2016|
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Response from Leslye H | Reviewed this property |
Yes i think they do sell wine next door to the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 410-796-0733
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