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Timbuktu Restaurant

1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab cakes” (421 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“scallops” (31 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

I dind't know that they are under new management. I called in my order to the carry out and always order the crab cake sandwich broiled. The crab cake sandwich was terrible and not tasty. I was so disappointed because the price was higher than...More

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit this year, this time went to the takeout location next to resturant. This place is one of my favorite spots in MD. ALWAYS get a Jumbo lump crab cake sandwich, love the soups, and sides are awesome. Gotta get at least two desert...More

Thank BigDaddy3n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experienced the best crab cakes from takeout here over 10 years ago. When we were in MD celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary, we decided to go to Timbuktu and dine in. Our server was AWESOME! She was attentive, making certain that we had all that...More

Thank davicea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews said the steaks were also good, so I tried the sirloin steak sandwich with the obligatory Maryland crab soup. Both were disappointments. The steak sandwich, while really large, was tasteless. Worse, the MD crab soup was very salty. But everyone who ordered the...More

Thank Bing M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went back east to visit with family. My brother lives near this restaurant, and we always try to go there when we visit. Personally, I believe this restaurant has the best Maryland crabcakes I have ever had. The crabcakes have very little filling....More

Thank SteveJ3305
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not visited the restaurant but received a very pleasant surprise from my daughter, living in MD., for my birthday, a delivery, I'm in GA, of crab cakes from the Timbuktu. The crab cakes are large enough for 2 and made with large crab...More

Thank RMB1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations via Open Table and had a very short wait at this restaurant. So short, in fact, that we were unable to sneak out of the door (after seeing the menu prices) before the hostess came for us. The food was delicious. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crab cake is one of the best in the area. This was the first time I ate in rather than carry out. The place is very dated. Could benefit from remodeling. Our server was very helpful with our order. My friend and I were...More

Thank MindyFreed
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been to Timbuktu in awhile. I am so glad I did. The menu is new but it still has your favorites. My husband had the steak and it was delicious. My crabcakes were huge. They were soooo good. The portions are huge. Our...More

Thank C W
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at Timbuktu. The place was very busy and I will admit the food was very good however, we waited a considerable amount of time (over 1.5 hours) for our food. I would definitely go again but I...More

Thank Joseph M
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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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