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Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-3128
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (251 reviews)
“fresh fish” (99 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Sushi, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
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1 - 10 of 1,698 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had not eaten here since about 1987 when it was on Rabbit Road!. We were not disappointed. We tried a couple of other nice restaurants after Timbers and wish we had eaten here a couple of more meals! She Crab soup is killer! Delicious bread!...More

Thank Daviduncommon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We tried this place while on the island. Very island like decor inside that gave it a cool vibe. Our server Larry was a different individual and not the most friendliest server we have ever had. We got peelneat for appetizers, they were small in...More

Thank Renlyn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had snapper and cioppino. Snapper was definitly not fresh and not tasty. I have experienced better cioppino than this one. The place is overrated. Claiming the freshest fish on Sanibel is just marketing. To believe this is up to you.

Thank Johannes D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family traditions in Sanibel have included a "last dinner together" at Timbers. No more. We were disappointed in the decline in food quality and preparations last year, but gave this long-standing favorite place another try this year. No more. Food was not great, service was...More

1  Thank thaward
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Sanibel Island many times and Timbers continues to be our favorite restaurant! Sometimes we will eat here twice in a week because we like it so much. The food is always fresh, tasty and consistanct.

1  Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a Family Dinner, we had a great time our server was a guy from NY named Luke he was really nice and friendly, the Rockefeller Oysters, the Romanoff Oysters, the soft shell crab, Highly recommended!!!

1  Thank MCCova
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to our favorite Island for a few day's get away. Decided to try Timber's since hubby wanted raw oysters. First bad sign. His martini came to the table tasting like salt water. Waitress took it back. Came back with another which was ok and...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambiance, fresh delicious seafood, awesome margaritas, try the grouper, shrimp scampi. This is one of the few restaurants in the Island that opens late. Everything closes at 10pm, they are open till midnight. Which is great during the summer time. The menu offers great...More

1  Thank Ellie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous...best soft shell crab we have ever had! Our server, Kristin, was friendly and informative....we are returning tomorrow for oysters!

1  Thank pesif
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good fresh fish typical bar food with tvs etc. Food is standard to good . Good for drinks as have a full bar

Thank yvettelumley
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Questions & Answers
22 February 2016|
Response from kachina152 | Reviewed this property |
Just show up unless it is a holiday, they should seat u in a couple of minutes
10 December 2015|
Response from kachina152 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they have early bird. The standard early bird in Sanibel is about 5-7, some times later in the summer, people want to stay on the beach until the last possible minute. 😍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-472-3128
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