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Tim's Rivershore Restaurant and Crabhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1510 Cherry Hill Rd, Dumfries, VA 22026-2939
+1 703-441-1375
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a place for locals. It's on the Potomac River with easy access by boat. Food is not awesome but not bad either. Service was excellent and the place was packed. We went by car and it's hard to find. You have plenty of winding roads that include crossing the railroad tracks and driving next to it on a gravel... More 

Thank FooledOnce
Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on a Saturday after a ride through the country. Arrived and parked our motorcycle. Took about 15 minutes to get service as the place was very busy (typical there) however our waiter for the outdoor bar was easy going, polite and attentive once he knew we were there. We order apps and some beer and wine....all were good,... More 

Woodbridge, Virginia
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boat trip there and back from Occoquan. Popular place, especially on weekends - sometimes loud party people! Food is good, especially the fish and seafood we got. Seating is crowded at busy times, and service just mediocre. Lots of outdoor seating - very pleasant when good weather with river closeby. Some groups have meetings there.

Thank Martha S
Dumfries, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the meals I have had at Tims has been delicious! I am particularly partial to their fried shrimp. The ambiance and views are awesome and in the spring and summer they have great bands on the water and a tiki bar. I love this place.

Thank JohnFish211
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great weather, great beer and great food. The best place in Dumfries to get crabs other than the motel 6 on route 1! Perfect place to relax with family and friends.

Thank spmcgurk
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

After driving down roads which were not to be believed, the place was closed when we arrived...hungry. The owner said they would not reopen until Tuesday. We were there on a Wednesday night. The owner recommended another restaurant 25 minutes away.

Thank Violet D
Dumfries, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to have a drink, however, the food isn't great and I wouldn't drink too much.. the drive in/out can be quite treacherous. Mostly caters to those with boats.

Thank mcandmed
Valrico, Florida, United States
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had unfortunately eaten already when we showed up at this Waterfront establishment. We had a couple of drinks at the bar.. And it was awesome and everyone was very friendly. The location is superb as it is right literally on the water. Great views of the Potomac. Upon our next visit we will make this a stop for dinner... More 

Thank Ellen C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

It's kind of a stretch to give Tim's 3 stars. The service is usually slow. They're often out of certain items or have a malfunction in the kitchen. Can sometimes get really smelly. The only decent food is fried, and even then it isn't memorable. Oh, and everything is overpriced. If you go for just the beer and the boating,... More 

Thank 300kristinew
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

by rail by road or by boat, it is a true gem! especially for the food, and the service, and the spot, and the live music! everything made it a real culinary experience. here you will enjoy it because they care and they know how to genuinely please diners. cheers!

Thank Vita A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Cherry Hill Rd, Dumfries, VA 22026-2939
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +1 703-441-1375

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?