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Timbers Restaurant and Fish Market

703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
+1 239-472-3128
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (252 reviews)
“fresh fish” (99 reviews)
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Sushi, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food and services were both great/price was medium/has a sports bar next door connected to the timbers/it was new to us /restaurant was large and very nice/would recommend it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat and drink, the food is good drinks are not fancy but good. Tommy and Bart are very nice and pour a good drink, They make you feel like a local.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten on both sides of the restaurant never had a bad meal. The bar area is fun, it can get a little noisy, but it's still fun. the restaurant is much quieter food is always good I would recommend it to anyone who...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Seafood is outstanding. Service always excellent. Try the lobster, crab legs or crunchy shrimp. Nice casual atmosphere.

Thank hwhudson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing extra special, just good food well served at fair prices. Normally that would deserve and Average rating. But, based on my other experiences eating out on the island I had to up it to Very Good. The oysters wer pretty good, not great. The...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I went to timbers to sit at the raw bar, oh my goodness everything was amazing! We had tuna avocado sushi roll, oysters Romanoff, my absolute favorite! North Atlantic oysters! OMG! Best oysters in southwest Florida. My sister loves the ranch dressing...More

Thank sanibelgirlSanibel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant to try a smoked fish appetizer they have on the menu. What a great experience it was. Food was to die for. We had smoked salmon and oysters for appetizers as well as grouper and tilefish for main course. We...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the food is not particularly interesting, it is nonetheless solid and satisfying. For people who are not particularly adventuresome (or for whom 'blackened' = exotic), Timbers is likely a good choice. A good family option. Not too expensive, prompt service, kind servers. If you're...More

1  Thank susan j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended by a clerk in the store. It was average. Fried Oysters were cold but I didnt complain because it was late. Too pricey for what was served. I figured all island food would be that way--I did find better places to eat...More

2  Thank Brutus1916
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had not eaten here since about 1987 when it was on Rabbit Road!. We were not disappointed. We tried a couple of other nice restaurants after Timbers and wish we had eaten here a couple of more meals! She Crab soup is killer! Delicious bread!...More

Thank Daviduncommon
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Questions & Answers
21 February 2016|
Response from kachina152 | Reviewed this property |
Just show up unless it is a holiday, they should seat u in a couple of minutes
9 December 2015|
Response from kachina152 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they have early bird. The standard early bird in Sanibel is about 5-7, some times later in the summer, people want to stay on the beach until the last possible minute. 😍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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