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Timothy's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Floribbean Conch Fritters
Puffed souffles of diced conch meat and assorted vegetables accented with seasonings from the florida keys. Served with hot mustard sauce.
Timothy's Calamari
Gently dusted‏ with seasoned flour and lightly fried. Served with a roasted shallot curry mayonnaise.
Asian Shrimp Spring Rolls
A curry scented mixture of smoked atlantic shrimp and crispy julienne vegetables, wrapped in rice paper and fried. Served with wasabi aioli.
Florida Blue Crab Cakes
Tender, moist mixture of the freshest crab meat, a sprinkling of diced vegetables and herbs and creole mustard. Accompanied by chipotle salsa and miso aioli.
Bang Bang Shrimp
Dipped in light wasabi tempura batter, deep fried, and served with peanut ginger mayonnaise and asian slaw.
Tempura Summer Vegetables
Dipped in a light tempura batter, deep fried, and served with chili ginger mayonnaise and ponzu.
Cup 5.00
Bowl 8.00
Fire Roasted Tomato Soup
Made with grilled tomatoes and homemade chicken broth, garnished with cilantro crème fraiche.
Cup 5.00
Bowl 8.00
Soup of the Day
Made daily with fresh seasonal ingredients.
Small 6.00
Large 10.00
Marinated grilled chicken breast +5.00
Grilled filet of beef +8.00
Grilled Caesar
Grilled heart of romaine with charred red onions, served with deep fried toast points and parmesan crisp. Finished with timothy's caesar dressing.
Small 6.00
Large 10.00
Timothy's Salad
Mixed spring lettuces, toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, gorgonzola cheese and scallions, all tossed with our own sweet mustard vinaigrette.
Small 6.00
Large 10.00
Gordon Beach Berry Salad
Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries on a bed of organic greens with toasted almonds, gorgonzola cheese, red onions and tomatoes tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
Grilled Iceberg Wedge
Served with poached sundried cherries, diakon radish, gorgonzola cheese, candied pecans, crisp pork belly. Balsamic syrup and lemon basil emulsion.
House Greens
Timothy's mixed greens, choice of dressing.
Grilled Chicken Pesto
On a bit of swiss kaiser roll with sautéed onion, sautéed spinach, garlicky pesto and tomato.
Fried Fish
Fresh catch‏ of the day on a bit of swiss kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce.
Gordon Beach Inn Burger
House ground chuck with montreal seasoning and worcestershire sauce, grilled to perfection and served on a bit of swiss kaiser roll.
Hawaiian Sirloin Sandwich
Grilled sliced sirloin seasoned with ginger and coconut, served with tropical salsa, hot mustard mayo and provolone cheese on a bit of swiss kaiser roll. All sandwiches served with house-cut pomme frites and fennel and celery root slaw.
Pomme Frites with Truffle Mayo
Wok-Seared Asparagus
Pan-Seared Spinach
With garlic chips
Deep Fried Spinach
Coconut Macadamia Nut Crusted Grouper
Sautéed and served with pan-seared spinach and garlic chips, finished with grapefruit butter.
Sesame Crusted New Zealand Barramundi
Marinated in miso, ginger and yuzu, sauteed in sesame oil, and served over asian glass noodles and cucumber salad.
Miso-Glazed Atlantic Salmon
Teriyaki marinated, coated in sesame seeds and sautéed. Laid on a bed of crispy fried spinach and drizzled with ginger remoulade.
Horseradish-Crusted Michigan Whitefish
Teamed with caramelized onion balsamic jus and finished with a lemon basil emulsion.
Alaskan Halibut
Brushed with brown sugar cilantro soy glaze, grilled atop a cedar plank and finished with a tequila vanilla citrus mist.
Five-Spice Shrimp and Scallops
Five-spice grilled jumbo shrimp served with miso cream and pan-fried asparagus with garlic chips.
Thai Chilean Sea Bass
Pan-seared and poached in court bouillon, served with jasmine rice and marinated japanaise tropical salad.
Australian Sea Bass
Ouzo and basil coated, served with soy cream, mixed greens, truffle vinaigrette and pan-fried asparagus with garlic chips.
Filet Mignon
Peppercorn crusted, pan seared and finished on the grill. Topped off with creamy gorgonzola and a balsamic reduction.
Timothy's Bistro Steak
Marinated and‏ grilled, served with house onion rings, maître d’hôtel butter and butternut squash mash.
Fresh Michigan Fruit Crisp
Bananas Foster
Banana Cream Pie
White Chocolate Crème Brûlée
Chocolate Marble Bread
Key Lime Cheesecake
Ice Creams and Sorbets
Mini Triple Dessert
My philosophy on food and business is simple and straightforward. Always use the finest and freshest ingredients possible, nothing less. Create flavors that contrast but, at the same time, compliment each other. Combine textures and colors... and pay special attention to the presentation of all. And, finally, take care of your customers; good service is just as important to a restaurant's success as the food it serves. Eating should be one of the great joys in life. At Timothy's, our goal is to fulfill that promise. We want you to leave having had a wonderful dining experience... and wanting to come back."
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

This was my first visit and it was a very nice place. One half a finer dining atmospher and the bar half a bit more casual but still very nice. Great service. Had one of the food specials which was excellent and a great price....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 332KARENS332
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and decided to try it. We made a reservation for 6:30. (I’d suggest making a reservation.). We were warmly greeted and seated promptly. The food is excellent. My husband had clam chowder and the lamb. He raves about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BudNLily
Reviewed March 3, 2019

I took my friend here for her birthday. She had been here many times but it was my first time. We were greeted and seated immediately right by the fireplace which was super cozy on a brisk late winter day. Our server was right to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed February 22, 2019

This dining environment was very relaxing and romantic. We sat in the main dining area with white tablecloths, a wall of "fireplace, large windows overlooking Micihgan evergreens during the daylight and reflecting the insidecandlelight and fireplace when it became dark outside. The food, drink and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank B01Diccy
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We have dined here several times and thoroughly enjoyed it every single time. I have loved everything I have ever ordered, and I've tasted my spouses and friends too. Excellent. Timothy even comes out of the kitchen and visits with his patrons. LOVE TIMOTHYS

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jeni B
Reviewed January 7, 2019

visited again as they currently are doing their 12/12 on friday and saturday also. Place was busy as usual and wait staff was very good. Wife instead had a special burger which she said was the best she has had in quite awhile It was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank schrobc
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Excellent food, the service is friendly and very good. The restaurant has several rooms and is much larger than it seems, which is good as they can be very busy. Fine dining with great and reasonably priced specials. We had mussels over spaghetti, outstanding, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank R Bruce D
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Timothy’s Restaurant is a gem that you should try. Easy to find on US 12 with plenty of parking, our experience on Friday was perfect. Didn’t make reservation but the hostess quickly seated us. The restaurant has lots of windows and great art. Our server...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarieA631
Reviewed December 2, 2018

My wife and I went to Timothy's for the first time this week and it was outstanding. Great service from the greeter to the server to the young lady who filled the water glasses. We a delicious cheesecake appetizer and wonderful bananas foster for dessert...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank willie35
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Cute, charming little restaurant in a new location. Food was excellent. Service was fast but not overpowering, just right. We definitely will come back.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from Marilyn M | Reviewed this property |
No. This area is full of travelers and they go as they are. It is not a fancy restaurant but '30's, rustic place with lots of ambience of yesteryear.
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