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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” (246 reviews)
“fresh fish” (96 reviews)
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Sushi, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
703 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3113
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Reviewed today

Always enjoy our visit to Timbers. Service is very friendly, staff helpful with suggestions, and the food is quality. Would advise avoiding the black tip shark or barracuda fish selections. Stick with the grouper or snapper and you will be pleased. My wife, almost always...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and service, we were greeted and made to feel like home here , I would like to recommend the timbers to all ages !

Thank James N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Freshly shucked oysters, tasty and unusual appetizers, great service, and nice bar selection make Timbers Fish Market the best choice for happy hour and fresh fish on Sanibel

Thank World_traveler_mamma
Reviewed 5 days ago

this has to be the freshest seafood you could ever eat. delicious raw oysters, great hand cut steaks....... family friendly. great service. friendly staff with smiles on their faces. excellent service. kudos to you all !!!

Thank debra n
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here our first night and it was soooo delicious. Raw oysters to start, then ahi tuna dinner and mahi mahi dinner w great local craft beers . We were thinking about this food the next day!

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you missed lunch and want to have an early dinner, Timber's Early Bird menu is for you. I think it begins at 5, and we found the selection adequate. My only disappointment was with my flounder, which was rather tasteless. The veggies, salad, soups...More

Thank leavingagain14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alas, my wife and I had to leave Sanibel the next morning...a truely great, great vacation place. Reviews from Trip Advisor led us to Timbers, and what a very good choice that was. We started with sharing the fried oysters appetizer that in hindsight we...More

Thank Rick1007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We try to get to Timbers at least once a week off season. My friend is a local of the island and eats out regularly. He always suggests Timbers. Service is top notch, food always great ( even when theres special requests. ) great specials....More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped by to buy some smoked salmon today Sunday June 11 .. The girl behind the counter looked at me and said I'll be right back. When she came, she just stared at me, I asked how much is the piece of smoked salmon...More

1  Thank Orlova2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is a little more expensive than other restaurants, however the food and dishes were extra delicious!! The key lime pie and the martinis were to die for!!! Service was good. It is also a seafood shop if you are looking to buy and...More

Thank K-carp2012
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far ahead can I call for call ahead seating for a Tuesday or Wednesday night?
22 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
What are the early bird hours
10 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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