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Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-3128
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time here. We came here with a large group. The food was so good. Couldn't have asked for fresher fish. Service was great!

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Thank LovetovacationYay
Williamsburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Timbers. It was established in the 1970's and they know what they are doing. Great atmosphere, service, and food! Lots of fish choices, full bar, and leave room for the dessert.

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Thank grp1640
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter visited this restaurant during our recent stay on Sanibel Island. We had Oysters and drinks at the raw bar, and dinner in Sanibel Grill at the restaurant. The special was Maine Lobster. It was excellent. Went back to the raw bar the final night and ate dozens of Oysters. Fresh oysters from different areas and comments on the... More 

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Thank Karatas
TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to do so. Our Raw Bar is a very unique aspect to our establishment and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it. We offer the freshest and widest variety of oysters from around the world and take great pride in that. Hope you come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had two adult entrees and two kids' meals. The food was excellent! We also had dessert, and although nothing unique, it was also very good. This was a great choice for fresh seafood.

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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the petite filet mignon, salad and baked potato. The filet was cooked perfectly, had great flavor and melted in my mouth. My mom and aunt had the stuffed shrimp and crispy fried shrimp, they said they were really fresh and tasted great too. I love the ambiance in this restaurant too. Our waiter was very attentive. Definitely recommend!... More 

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Thank tdugas
Franklin Ohio
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335 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you can only have one meal here .. this is the place .. Its super cute inside the service is always been good .. and the food was consistently GREAT. We usually get the shrimp cocktail and love the crunchy fish .. I think they use cereal for the breading .. either way it's awesome. The desserts are good... More 

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Thank chattygirl7491
TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant. Cornflakes are the secret to the crunchy grouper. Hope you visit us again soon. More 

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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A reasonable restaurant for families and convenient to most lodging on Sanibel. We've dined at Timbers several times in past years. The variety of fish on the menu seemed to be less this year.

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Thank Alan R
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a great restaurant to serve our large family. Timbers we suggested . We had a lovely dinner that was enjoyed by all.

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Thank francy S
Sanibel Island, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had another wonderful meal at Timbers..Seafood is always fresh and the varietys are amazing..Local fish are abundant as well as the standards..Tilefish, Cobia, Wahoo, Barracuda are a few..I recently had Bronzed Hogfish with a mango sauce..Excellent.The appetizers are very good as are the soups..The crab bisque is the best on the island in my opinion and the French Onion is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to try The Timbers for our anniversary dinner. We entered the "no cell phone" dinning room expecting a fine dinning experience (after bypassing the more casual Sanibel Grill). The only part of the meal that was fine dinning, however, was the price tag. Experience: The dinning area was very loud and chaotic. So loud, in... More 

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TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market, responded to this review

Id like to start by thanking you for taking the time to review our restaurant. As you stated above your dining experience was "Not the place for us" and I apologize for your poor experience. I also apologize for not taking more action in the loudness of the children next to you, in my experience it has always been a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $34
Cuisine
Sushi, American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-3128

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?