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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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Westchester County, New York
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW 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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1 Thank E5061TYkimberlyb
Eldersburg, Maryland
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137 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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350 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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2 Thank occdocbill
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Timbuktu as a family for my birthday. With 6 of us and 3 generations it can be a challenge to find something to suit everyone but they more than delivered. We were quickly found a table despite no booking on a busy Saturday night. Service was attentive and efficient. The crab cakes were amazing!!! The quality and portions... More 

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Thank Kylie I
Severn, Maryland
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go for great seafood, steaks and atmosphere! The drinks are full strength and are very tasty! I have been going here for over 30 years and have never had to send a plate back for being cold or bad food. They have specials each day of the week ranging from Lobster night, pasta night, steak... More 

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Thank CaptainJWcourt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree 100% with Julie H!!!!! This used to be a great company. I don't know if they are under new management or what. I ordered crab cakes on the 19th for my in-laws. My card was charged $211 same day and the order never arrived. I tried to call the office. No one answers the phone. I had to... 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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?