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Timbuktu Restaurant

1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab cakes” (462 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“scallops” (34 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 1 week ago

Staff was great, food was good. I didn't have high expectations when I walked in based on the recent reviews - those must have been a few bad days. Our table's order ranged from burger to seafood to chicken - all prepared correctly and served...More

Thank McB225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a restaurant that was centrally located for a visit with my step daughter who had come to Washington for business. This restaurant was recommended to me and we all agreed that it looked like a good place to get together. To start off...More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently went for my sisters Birthday. The crabcakes were fantastic as usual, however the sides were not up to par, except the baked potato which was fresh and hot. Our waiter David was Fantastic and very attentive. I would have to say to biggest issue...More

Thank BLK-BeachLovinKathy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time I have been disappointed with Timbuktu. The crabs cakes and cream of crab soup were still the best around but the sides and service left much to be desired. My broccoli arrived cold and more al dente than usual. The...More

Thank 304nellieh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time having Maryland crab cakes and they were soo good. Waiter recommend platter with crab cake, fish, shrimp and scallops, it was the best!! Very friendly staff and great food. Also had their awesome creme brûlée

Thank yoshiatkinson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Going to this restaurant on a recommendation from friends, I was skeptical. I was pleasantly surprised. Eating the 2- 8oz crab cake dinner is a lot of crab cake. To me, the dinner was great but my friend stated that she wished hers was cooked...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We got together with friends we had not seen for a time and this was a wonderful venue. The waiter was attentive but patient as we took a long time to order. The scallops were perfectly prepared, and the steak and lobster "jewels of the...More

Thank ceciliaschneider
Reviewed September 28, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to get crab cakes! We stopped off at Timbuktu for an early dinner after getting picked up from the airport. I had the stuffed shrimp, they were delicious as usual. They give you three large colossal shrimp topped...More

Thank tbentonellis
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We picked up friends from the airport and stopped off at Timbuktu for lunch. Looking over the menu we all decided for the 8 ounce crabcake with a side. Each diner was very happy with our choice of entree. Our service was excellant and our...More

Thank williamf802
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Baltimore is famous for crab cakes, Timbuktu is famous for great crab cakes. True enough, I did not have anything to compare to; however, I was completely satisfied with Timbuktu. I ordered one crab cake and baby back ribs. I was full all night long....More

Thank Keith C
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June 3, 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
February 15, 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
February 4, 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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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