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Toby's Dinner Theater

5900 Symphony Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21044
(301) 596-6161
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Ranked #19 of 224 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

For the second year in a row the community service organization I belong to, Altrusa International of Montgomery County, held a fundraiser at Toby's. Last year we saw a performance of Les Miserables; everyone enjoyed it so much that we decided to do it again this year, this time for a performance of Memphis; we were not disappointed. The food... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We saw the last showing of Memphis at Toby's Dinner theatre in columbia. I have been there many times and the shows are a local treat. While I look forward to the shows, the food remains average overall. Ribs was offered for the MEMPHIS show (which I was told were good). I chose crusted fish which was surprisingly moist and... More 

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Gwynn Oak, Maryland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Each year I go to Toby's as part of a fundraiser for Morgan State University. This year's show was "Memphis", which I had had the opportunity to see on Broadway. The performance was great! Almost as good as the Broadway version. For the shows that I've seen at Toby's, if you miss the opportunity to see them in a regular... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Food was fantastic and the play was excellent! The only compliant is the size of theatre made it difficult to move around for serving food. But the show made up for that inconvenience.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Good food and an excellent show! This is a small, intimate venue with every table a good one. The performers are just fabulous and several of them will become household names. Went with the family for a birthday celebration and Toby's made it very special. The show was Memphis. They tackled a difficult subject with grace, honesty and humor. Would... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Saw the Pirates of Penzance at Toby's last night. I haven't been there in decades, but was being treated for my birthday. I did read the reviews before going, and I want to specifically address some of the (relatively few) negative comments. Picking up the tickets at will call was a snap and the person was very courteous. We got... More 

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Gambrills, Maryland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I saw the matinee performance of Shrek The Musical today and I thought it was great!!!! The food was a brunch buffet and a salad bar and it was mediocre. Our server was actually Fiona and she did a great job. The play itself was good and it had some cool effects like the dragon! Lord Farquaad was hilarious!!!!! We... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I'd been wanting to visit Toby's ever since spotting the one in Baltimore (closed at this time) and discovered this one in Columbia when looking at their website. Top notch shows are offered with the cast members doubling as servers. They all should be on Broadway! The buffet is extensive (we went back for seconds) dessert was delightful and our... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Was invited by a friend to Toby's to celebrate her birthday. The production was Miracle on 34th Street. Was surprised that the place was packed. I would rate the show as 4 stars with the wait staff as the actors and actresses. The food was a total miss for me the service was good as well as the production. You... More 

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Gambrills, Maryland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

I have just returned from seeing a production of Miracle On 34th Street at Toby's in Columbia. It was a 4 star show at it's best. This is the 1st time I have seen kids in live theatre. The little girl who played Susan (Mara Wilson and Natalie Wood's character from the 2 films) did a fantastic job. The food... More 

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Additional Information about Toby's Dinner Theater

Address: 5900 Symphony Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21044
Phone Number: (301) 596-6161
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American

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