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Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

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$$ - $$$
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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-3128
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Timbers is still a great spot to hit if you plan to be on the island for a while. They have always had great seafood. Staff is attentive and the food is good.

Thank RYK-V
Munich, Germany
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every time we have been here fish was always fresh and well prepared. This time stone crabs have been in season - and very tasty! Go try them. Very friendly service.

Thank Gabriele D
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Big old most wonderful fish house. I love scallops, Shrimp, Snapper, Grouper. They always accommodate. Full well stocked bar. Very good service. What's not to love.

Thank kachina152
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Timbers for dinner and were not disappointed. It was the Stone Crab season and they were perfect as an appetiser. The snapper was also very good.

Thank David R
Florida, USA
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of five ate a late afternoon turkey dinner here. From start to finish.....fantastic! For $18.00 we had warm brown bread, a starter of soup or salad and then a plate HEAPED with turkey & fixing. Dessert was extra but we had no room to eat any more. The wait staff were friendly, plentiful and efficient. Our waiter told... More 

1 Thank CBYankee
New Port Richey, Florida
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bartender Mike at Turtles Beach and Pool Bar sent us (my husband and I) here on our last night of vacation. I am so happy he did! The food was very good and the ambience was also very nice. We started with the clams casino and shrimp cocktail for appetizers which were excellent. Entrees came with soup or salad,... More 

1 Thank Tim Lori K
Pompano Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited based on a glowing recommendation, but let's don't kid ourselves. After waiting 10-15 minutes for a waitress to appear, she finally did, but it seemed like we were interrupting her. While the crab bisque was delicious, the entrees were just okay - nothing spectacular. The food is over-priced for what it is.

Thank cmyers03
E. Fallowfield
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thinking a fish market attached to a restaurant was a sure bet for a good seafood meal and found out I was wrong! The bisque was boiling hot making it difficult to enjoy even once it cooled. The scallops were broiled in tasteless oil which left them tasting fishy, making them inedible. Bread was yummy, as was the baked potato.

Thank Gd1123
clayton Missouri
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The jumbo crab claws had no crab flavor so I was disappointed. Also, the Gumbo was more like a fish chili and not good. Service was good and I l;liked the atmosphere.

Thank dadatwork40
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a week in Sanibel. The best dinner we had all week. My Filet was so tender and delious. Our server was so friendly and took care of all our requests.

1 Thank Wendy M

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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
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?