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Timbuktu Restaurant

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1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

meeting with friends or family this is the place for a well poured drink and some of the best seafood in the area. Shrimp, crab, steak,chicken they have it all but I fell for the snapper :-) Yummmmy

Thank Jeanna G
Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The crab cake is great! But unfortunately, prices have gone up to much and I am no longer willing to pay. I was looking at their carryout menu today, and they are charging $ 25.00 for single crabcake, $4.00 for apple sauce, $3.99 for a side of french fries. Not sure whats driving the prices up.

Thank mibacon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was in Baltimore for a game and stopped here for dinner! The Crab Imperial was mouth watering! The portions were large, the service was impeccable and the restaurant ambiance was outstanding. Great place for couples and families. We will definitely visit this restaurant when we are in the area again.

Thank Lisa A
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was hot and very tasty. Even the bread was warm and fresh. Service was excellent. Somewhat hard to find but they have great signage. The GPS was taking us past the restaurant.

Thank Charles B
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crab cakes are humongous. It's the best crab cakes we ever had. Lots and lots of crab. I mean big chunky pieces not tiny little stringy pieces. And very little filler. It was so big my husband and I shared one. We can't wait to go again.

Thank Vvlavilla
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we go to Baltimore, we make time for a dinner (or lunch) at Timbuktu. Their specials are always a good deal and the crab cakes are the best around. A gem, hidden away in Hanover.

Thank cal008
Severn, Maryland
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visitors wanted crab cakes, so we made reservations at Timbuktu since it's close to home and still rated one of the best in the area. Almost everything about the experience was disappointing in some way, with the possible exception of the crab pretzel appetizer which delighted the teenager in our party and was big enough for all to share.... More 

Thank Triedit
Nags Head, North Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch...crab cakes were just amazing--huge and all crabmeat! We ordered the crab cake sandwich, but I didn't even touch the roll! Fries were ok. They tasted like typical frozen steak fries. Good cole slaw. The onion rings were phenomenal!! Some of the best I've ever had--a little pricey though at $11. We shared a shrimp cocktail and it... More 

Thank McDog2
Columbia, MD
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My crab cake was excellent, the best I've had in a long time. My fiance ordered the stuffed flounder. It took a long, long time to arrive, but when it did, it was delicious. The wait staff was very attentive. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal.

Thank Sharyn Y
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a hidden jewel in the Hanover/ Arundel Mills area. The service is impeccable (Unlike their sister property G&M's), and their food is super delicious. I highly suggest the crabcakes and their steak is very good as well. The portions are RIDICULOUS and overall, everything you could want this restaurant has! I cannot stress enough how important it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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: 14107960733

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