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Timbuktu Restaurant

1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
+1 410-796-0733
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (400 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“scallops” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD 21076-1100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we lived in this area this was a great place for prime rib and crab cakes. We are amazed that they still deliver. The prices are a little high but OK. We ordered a crab cake sandwich to split and oysters to split. The...More

Thank Cherri W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I drove here from Annapolis because I knew I would get a great dinner. I order the Seafood Diablo and chose penne pasta although I had been thinking of getting the crab cake. I am so glad I got the Seafood Diablo as it was...More

Thank drrosenthal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have heard of this restaurant for years...thought we would try it. Everyone had told me the crab cakes were fabulous...they were ok, lots of choice backfin with lots of breeding. No seasoning so you would get a bite of crab than bread. Ok ,...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us dined here for a late lunch on a Saturday. Three of us ordered the crab cakes, which were more like giant mounds of lump crab meat. Very little filler. I could barely eat half, took the rest home for lunch the next...More

Thank gottatip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both of us had broiled crab cakes. Don't order two unless you want leftovers. Wonderful coleslaw. Good service.

Thank yatahli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my folks and sister. We had reservations. Very expensive!! Dada and sister got the ribs, I got the ravioli with marinara. Dinner salad, order separately, does not come with your meal! Mixed greens with about a 1/3 iceberg, but fresh. Mom...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has quickly become my Wife and I's favorite. Never disappointed and the food is always good. The crab cakes are wonderful and the steak is just as good. This place gets a little busy especially on the weekends, but the service never suffers.

Thank Clarence C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a family dinner as out of towners. Food was delish. The crab cakes were huge and all crab meat. Everyone was happy with their meal with the exception of my little one who wasn't crazy about the taste of her fried shrimp....More

Thank leeser416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pricey. Two guests at the table had ravioli, but 5 pieces? Really? I had the BBQ special and it was average, but a lot of food which I passed along to the guests with 5 ravioli. I wouldn't go again.

Thank makes3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good crab cake and Cesar salad and rolls. Asparagus is tough. Ice tea is okay but not good southern tea. Restaurant is clean . Service could be better. Will visit again when back in the area.

Thank safe_foodforyou
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a children menu
4 June 2017|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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