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Timbuktu Restaurant

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1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love crab meat and enjoy crab cakes, this is the place to eat! My co-worker insisted we visit this place for dinner and I am glad she did. The famous crab cakes are about the size of your open hand - very large, very full, and very moist. There are large chunks of crab and they are very... More 

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Thank Kimberly F
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a find! We enjoyed the crab cakes and enjoyed the service. The service was very prompt and had a great experience.

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Thank Anthony S
Northern Virginia
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First off do not make the left before Timbuktu coming from the Best Western Plus BWI. Keep straight and then turn left into their parking lot. We ate here on a Wednesday evening and had no wait. Service was good. I loved the single crab cake. My husband had the lamb rib chops and although tasty was fatty. We will... More 

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Thank lesleymn
Westchester County, New York
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Timbuktu is known for their crab cakes and when in the area I visit this establishment to get some. Absolutely Delicious! A must try. The rest of the menu items look great too, especially the combo items. You can order their crab cakes online to be shipped to you home. When they arrive, just stick them in the broiler!

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Thank lheben
Baltimore
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many other places around here that are better. Please take a look at your other options before choosing here

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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137 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to beat the Valentines Day madness, so we had a nice lunch today. We went to Timbuktu, walked right in without a reservation, and were seated immediately. Of course we both ordered their world famous 8 oz jumbo lump crab cake platter. Broiled to perfection. I had steamed broccoli and asparagus, and my wife had... More 

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Thank Charlie S
Columbia, MD
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been meaning to check this place out for a while. It's hidden away right off Route 100. Only about 10 min from BWI Airport and minutes from Arundel Mills and Maryland Live. My colleague was visiting from North Dakota and wanted to try MD crabs. While I don't eat seafood or steak (I'm a cheap date!), she said the... More 

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Thank dslade76
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here on the way to and from DC for the best crab cake sandwich ever! The staff was very welcoming and nice

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Thank Jonelle S
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are both east coast natives living in Idaho, so when we get back east we crave seafood. We were travelling to Annapolis and spent the night just outside of BWI. The hotel recommended this place for dinner and it was awesome!! Very 1970's vibe--- the décor, the wait staff, the stiff drinks---- but it was all... More 

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Thank 85lynnetk
La Crosse, WI
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357 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to give this place a 4 rating, but I just could not do it. Everything about the place is frankly dated, including the food, demanding an update to justify the nearly 50% price hike relative to the menu posted on Trip Advisor. Case in point, their signature crab cake: $10.99 to $15.50, and all else increased accordingly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?