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“Excellent Restaurant”
Review of Tim's at Lake Anna

Tim's at Lake Anna
Ranked #3 of 18 Restaurants in Mineral
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Was in Mineral on business. The food and service was awesome. Beautiful view of the lake. The stuffed shrimp and rockfish was the best.

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Thank Sherri S
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Rivershore Fried Seafood Platter was a feast! Loaded with shrimp, scallops, clams, fish, crab cake, and oysters. Enough food for two. I have eaten at Tim's several times now and have been very pleased with the fried seafood dishes. The hushpuppies are great, The best sides are baked beans and slaw, don't try the vegatable medley. I also liked the crab dip and crab stuffed mushrooms. Definately worth a try.

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Thank LouisaCattleman
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

We were looking forward to dining there (5 adults and 4 children), but had a dreadful experience! Service was VERY SLOW and the food was terrible! We had clams casino which were probably frozen, microwaved, and not hot when served, the oyster stew was OK but was served 45 minutes after ordering at the same time as the entree of fried oysters which were definitely NOT freshly fried by any stretch of the imagination and were barely warm, the broiled seafood platter ($$$) was horrible and only warmish, the chicken sandwich and the chicken nuggets were dry, and the hush puppies were awful. The children enjoyed the chocolate cake for which of course the restaurant deserves no credit whatsoever. We ate the food for only two reasons - we were hungry and it was the only game in town on a Tuesday.

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1  Thank Barbara L
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

I've eaten at Tim's a couple of times now and both times the meals were very good. It's a little strange the way they deliver your food because if you order fried or broiled, it takes a bit longer to come out. For example, the first time I went to Tim's it was with a party of five. We ordered cocktails and beers along with appetizers and entrees. There was a combination of fired and steamed. The steamed food came out first, even before the appetizers, and not just a little bit ahead of the fried stuff and appetizers, but a good ten minutes ahead. When we asked about why it was taking so long for the other food we were told there are two different kitchens, one for steamed and another for everything else. I, like most diners, prefer to have my appetizers before the meal comes out and when I am dining with multiple other people, I would expect our entrees to come out at about the same time.

The second time I dined there was with just one other person. We both ordered a beer and appetizers and both ordered crab legs as the entree. Again the crab legs came out a good 10 minutes before the appetizers. The waiter had recommended the clams casino which we ordered and it was disappointing appearing to be a couple of tough clams, with a glob of cheese on top.

With each visit, the entrees were of good quality, hot, prepared well and presented well other than the timing issue. The first time I had ordered a seafood platter that ws so large it came out on two plates and had six or seven different kinds of seafood on it. Other people in my party raved over their entrees as well.

The prices are kind of high and compare to fine dining, however Tim's is not fine dining. It is a seafood house that serves fresh, well prepared seafood. But don't go their expecting a well organized meal with appetizers and cocktails ahead of the meal and all meals served at the same time because after two visits myself, it is obvious that is not going to happen. One other quick thing, I am a hush puppy lover and like to have hush puppies with any seafood meal, fried or steamed, and was told on my second visit that they don't serve them as a side, only with certain meals and to me, that just sucks.

Tim's has a good assortment of beers to choose from and a nice list of specialty cocktails. Their menu is wide and varied, with evey kind of seafood entree you could think of. It all appears to be fresh and prepared well, but the timing and organization are lacking.

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Thank John D
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