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Timbuktu Restaurant

1726 Doresy Road, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
410-796-0733
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Ranked #9 of 99 Restaurants in Hanover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

It seems this restaurant is trying to make an impression with lots of fancy mirrors, tablecloths, and cloth napkins; however, maybe they're just trying to distract you from the reality: The food is overpriced. The service was slow. The carpet in the dining room was dirty. The silverware on the table was dirty. The tables are too close together. The... More

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Livonia, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

From the outside, there is literally no reason to believe this place had arguably the best crab cakes I've ever had much less any seafood offering. But.....once you're inside you will enjoy the great crab cakes and awesome cream of crab soup! Yes, you heard me right! Cream of Crab Soup!! You need to go during off peak periods otherwise... More

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dc metro area
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Overtime we come to this restaurant for the crab cakes we are not disappointed! they are lumpy and they have very little filling, you can order a plater or if you wish in a hamburger bun, they also come in single or doubles, they give you a choice of two sides. I have also tried the cream of crab soup... More

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Laurel, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I will not be returning to this restaurant ever. Parking was horrible. The wait was long. The service staff seemed to be confused, slow and very kind. The inside restaurant tables etc were not clean but the WORST part was the cockroach in the food - in the cocktail sauce to be specific. And to make things even better, the... More

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Bernardsville, New Jersey, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Trying the crab cakes up and down Maryland and these were the best so far. Large, full of crab. Others had the broiled seafood platter (lobster, shrimp and scallops along with the crab) and three for three enjoyed the meal. Green beans way over cooked (but who goes for the beans)! Group enjoyed the calimari (not my thing) so if... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The daily fish special is always mediocre. Thursday is fish night and the price is the same price as the regular menu. The chef has a thing about red peppers...they are in everything. So, whatever you are eating it is overpowered by red peppers. The vegetable selection is awful. A salad is no longer an option for one of your... More

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

By far the best scallops I have ever eaten! The dish was brimming with fat succulent scallops prepared to perfection. Hubby had the steak special and raved about it. If we are ever in Hanover, MD again, we will definitely have dinner here again. Modest prices for such good food!

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Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had the opportunity to eat at this Resturant during a recent visit to Maryland. We have eaten here on a number of occasions during the years and it never seems to change. It is an old style Resturant with great service and simple but good food. You come here for the crab cakes which are rather large and very... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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246 reviews 246 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stopped here on the way to taking some relatives to BWI airport. Five out of the seven of us had the crabcakes and none of us were disappointed. I have had crabcakes at many restaurants and this crabcake sandwich was one of the best I've ever had. Service was friendly and prompt. If you like crabcakes with almost no filler,... More

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My wife grew up in this area, and wanted to bring me to one of her favorite restaurants there. She brought me to Timbuktu, and the atmosphere was great. The pricing is really quite reasonable. I ordered their daily special, which was a T-bone steak. Unfortunately, the T-bone which is supposed to be a filet on one side and a... More

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Additional Information about Timbuktu Restaurant

Address: 1726 Doresy Road, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
Phone Number: 410-796-0733
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hanover
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American

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