Carbonaceous nanostructures stand out as an excellent electrode material to enhance the electrocatalytic, electroconductivity, and long-term stability of the electrochemical sensor in recent years. This review article focus on the important advancement in developing carbonaceous nanomaterials-based electrochemical sensors for simultaneous electrochemical sensing (binary and ternary mixtures) of environmental contaminants dihydroxybenzene isomers. The fabrication of electrochemical sensors such as graphene/carbon nanotubes hybrid composite, graphene/carbon nanotubes supported nanomaterials, mesoporous carbon, carbon nanofiber, carbon nano-fragment and biochar modified electrode was presented coupled with suitable applications. This review discussed the selective reports on the application of dihydroxybenzene sensors during the period from 2015 to 2020. (C) 2020 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of King Saud University. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).