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Timbuktu Restaurant

) #1 of 94 Restaurants in Hanover ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (390 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“scallops” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with friends for dinner and ordered the two crab cake combo which comes with two sides . I was able to share this meal because the crab cakes are large. They are jumbo lump with no filler..omg..our sides were potato salad and a...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its a nice restaurant but the inside needs to be a little more modern. They are known for their crab cakes - good choice but not great. In my opinion. The steak dinner I had was very good. Kind of pricey.

Thank Leslye H
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, on a day when we decided to go out to enjoy some east coast seafood, we got turned down by a place where we actually had reservations and had to find a place quick. We had driven for almost 8 (eight) hours to get...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for business and I usually go to G&M, but Timbuktu was recommended as an alternative. The food was great and so was the service. I ordered the steak and crab cake platter with the Cream of Crab soup to start. The soup was...More

Thank Carmikey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place doesnt look like much from the outside but inside you will find amazing food. I had the fried trio. The shrimp were huge but pretty flavorless. But the crab cake was huge and the best I ever had and the scallops were so...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What am amazing meal. Great staff from the hostess to the wait staff. Crab cakes are a much. I hope to come back.

Thank CherylRonk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big busy restaurant. Friendly and helpful staff. I really liked our waiter Dana. Harpoon IPA was satisfactory for being on the east coast. Portions were very generous so come hungry. I had the Fried deep sea scallops and they were very fresh and sweet....More

Thank peacebeerlove
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had to visit for one of Maryland's best crab cakes. I also enjoyed my steak as well. The sides weren't that good

Thank ChevyLover202
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Me and Hubby went her for Seafood ,It was Excellent and they give you a GOOD serving .My crab cake last until the following day for Lunch .Nice and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Sobetree
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My wife and I were driving home from Dunn NC and we were looking for a restaurant near Baltimore off of 95. My wife found Timbuktu and it is number 1 in Hanover so she checked the menu link in TripAdvisor and thought the prices...More

Thank Arnieonthego
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One reviewer said two broiled crab cakes were $34.99 - has the price gone up that much?
16 February 2016|
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Response from bdinnab | Reviewed this property |
I ordered the dinner with one crab cake and that was plenty!!
I read in the reviews that there is a liquor store next to the restaurant. Does the liquor store sell wine??
5 February 2016|
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Response from RonFG | Reviewed this property |
Believe so. Mixed drinks as well.
What do they mean "proper attire required"? Nice clothes or jacket and tie?
19 April 2015|
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Response from jen1922o | Reviewed this property |
Proper attire=, shirt, shoes, No see through adult entertainment clothes...Upscale would say= Jacket required. Most real fining dining places require business casual but will let most anyone thats is clean and neat looking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
  • E-mail