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Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach

708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
+1 239-765-9660
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cedar-planked salmon (with wilted spinach and au gratin potatoes) was my choice this evening. I did my best to clean the plate, but the servings were a bit too big. My date had Doc’s famous fish sandwich and a bowl of clam chowder. He...More

Thank BookLadyPortland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit . First time we had dinner and the yucatan shrimp were great but not cheap. We recently went for lunch and I had the yucatan shrimp taco . It was overflowing with shrimp and I think it was 15.95 well...More

Thank rumpole15
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

QUICK LIST: Food: 4.5/5 Service: 5/5 (Stevie was our waitress) Location: 4/5 Expect to spend: $25-$40 per person (depending on whether you order drinks) We ordered: 1 dozen raw oysters: very good, not the plumpest I’ve had on the coast, but very flavorful. Yucatán shrimp:...More

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch with family at this restaurant. We selected Doc's since TripAdvisor reviews were very favorable. Seated at a table overlooking the water. Seafood was great, atmosphere and service was excellent. Delicious, fun lunch... We will definitely visit again.

Thank David G
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very disappointed service was not attentive at all food was cold and pricey stopped for late dinner may go back for cocktail hour

Thank angbroski
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your time with us! We hope you're willing to give us another chance!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun while dining at Doc Fords in Sanibel. Service was exceptional and seafood was good. I enjoyed the key lime pie as well. Lots of TV’s with football was great. Thanks.

Thank Stephen B
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there before and thought it was average. This time I really wanted the Maine lobster roll but I was disappointed. It wasn't anything like Maine lobster (we go there every year just for lobster) it was chewy and cold (Maine serves them...More

Thank Phyllis C
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! We're sorry you didn't enjoy your lobster roll as much as you hoped. We hope you're willing to give us another chance!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. We were seated early for our reservation. The service was quick. We were in and out in an hour

Thank Chris K
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Chris! We're glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had some great rum drinks and perl and eat, both hot and cold from Doc Fords. I would recommend this stop to others.

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Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Doc's for lunch. Beautiful view of the water in a typical Florida bar/restaurant. This one is owned by Randy Wayne White, the fiction author and named after the lead character in his books. Great service and large portions at a slightly above average price....More

Thank Ian T
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again soon!

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kdotr58
24 November 2017|
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Response from SunAndSurf700 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Here is their Phone #: (239) 765-9660
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gschleiffer
14 April 2017|
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Response from Palmer V | Reviewed this property |
Call them. Not "fine dining" but great food, excellent service and a quintessential FL atmosphere. If they are open, I reommend the fish tacos with papaya pico de gallo. Happy Easter!
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Gramgjpeterson3
11 April 2017|
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Response from Mozzie12 | Reviewed this property |
They do have beef on the menu. :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-9660
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Description
Family-friendly waterfront dining with affordable pricing. Featuring fresh seafood daily and full bar with our famous Island Mojitos. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Sports Bar and Live Entertainment. Arrive by car or boat. Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grille may have originated on Sanibel Island, but be sure to check out this newest location on Fort Myers Beach!
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