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Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-3128
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Branford, Connecticut
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211 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We went for the early special menu. All was very good. The service was good, knowledgeable staff. We enjoyed everything.

Thank Squawbrook
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fresh food in a very casual atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the marina so if the view is hard to beat. The fish was fresh and the prices were on par with the rest of the island. It is however very noisy and not a great place for someone who has trouble with hearing.

Thank Eileen K
New London, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I are trying to clean up our collective act, and have been trying to exercise more and eat better. Luckily, the Timbers Fish Market makes that incredibly easy. A great selection of local fish, off the boat fresh. I've been riding my bike up there in the morning and picking up dinner for the past three weeks.... More 

1 Thank K M
North Carolina
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273 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with two other couples so we had a variety of food and everyone indicated how good their meals were. Both the steak and the seafood were done perfectly. The fresh raw oysters were tasty and large. Service was very good. They know what they are doing in every aspect of this business as the crowd waiting to get in... More 

Thank retiree2
Fayetteville, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

......Take Timbers off the list. The waitress tonight was appalling, rude, rushed and without a smile. The crunchy Grouper has turned from an island treat to an oversized plate of friend cornflakes. At $28 a plate, the Timbers is no longer a winner. 6 of us ordered 3 different entrees, our salads arrived with the wrong dressings, our drinks never... More 

Thank john j
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in to get fresh grouper to cook at our condo. We also grabbed crab cakes and their cajun remoulade (which was very tasty). They were very helpful with questions that we had.

Thank Manders82
Orient, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hard to know where to begin with my praise. Immediate, friendly greeting; prompt service; freshest seafood on the Island (brought in daily) with huge selection of fish (prepared the way YOU want it), oysters and sushi; outstanding filet or petit filet mignon; unforgettable key lime pie and chocolate cake. Full bar, a fish market for your next night's dinner, sports... More 

1 Thank OrientChris
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered cobia because the server said it arrived too late to make the menu. It was very good, prepared with light garlic/lemon/butter to highlight the sumptuous natural flavor of the fish. My wife ordered grilled swordfish, again prepared simply, although she didn't think the fish was better than average. Our stuffed mushroom appetizer was tasteless. We both ordered chowder... More 

Thank Thomas P
Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and found the food a bit pricey, but then you are on vacation and paying Island prices. My wife had salmon and said it was excellent. My shrimp was also very good. It was hot, but not overcooked until rubbery! Many places mess up shrimp by overcooking it. My daughter got a steak that was good,... More 

Thank Wildcatfan2016
Clarksboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The only thing missing from this restaurant is a view. But the food and service makes up for the llack of view. If you want excellent seafood in a pleasant atmosphere, try The Timbers. My order of trio shrimp - shrimp scampi, stuffed shrimp, and cruchy shrimp far exceed my expectation. I received 3 of each, large, delicious shrimp and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
Sushi, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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Le Sueur, Minnesota
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?