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Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva

5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-312-4275
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (217 reviews)
“flatbread” (36 reviews)
“fish fingers” (21 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great meal, enjoyed the mellow music. Good service and atmosphere. Will return. Definitely a keeper.

Thank sarmm54
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think the setting is my favorite thing about Doc Ford's. I love their outdoor deck. It's big, shaded and has ceiling fans. They always have the best live music. It's a great, chill spot. Food is good, my favorite is buffalo shrimp and a...More

Thank jenaye
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the Panko - crusted grouper , not a good idea !! Was up all night with diarrhea , it began within 6 hours after the meal . Not even prescription lomotil helped.

Thank Eladio59
Reviewed 6 days ago

Doc Ford's is a great bar and grille! Good food, cold drinks and an inviting atmosphere. It was just my husband and me on this trip but I would recommend this restaurant for families as well.

Thank CatStap
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hostess went out of his way to make sure we were happy with our table. My daughter was sick with a cold and we didn’t want to disturb anyone else. Our waiter was good also ... being very prompt but not bothersome. Kept our...More

Thank captainbecky
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were planning our trip to Sanibel Island I checked with TripAdvisor to get some names of restaurants in the area. Doc Ford had great reviews and so we decided to give them a try. We were so glad we did! The food was...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat at this location because we have eaten at the on in fort Myers and loved it. This was also wonderful. Great chicken salad, taco salad and flatbread pizza! We are going to go back!!

Thank itsloulou2u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We treat Doc Ford's as our "fancy" dress up kind of date night when we vacation on Captiva. Still a casual place, but a little nicer than swimming trunks and bathing suits! The food is always amazing and our server, Sue, was a pure joy!...More

Thank JenniferW1110
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent time at dinner. We were greeted by a very kind hostess & immediately seated in the nice, rustic Florida style dining room. Our waitress Amanda was OUTSTANDING! Very attentive, great with our kids, and the food and drinks...SUPERB!!! Hands down best...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the first time we have eaten here, and it will not be the last! I had the chicken tenders and they are some of the best I have ever had! Our server was great too!

Thank Daksattack
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21 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they have takeout with free delivery
16 March 2017|
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Response from Jodi F | Reviewed this property |
You can get anything on menu to go yes
19 February 2017|
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Response from jbrenz | Reviewed this property |
Not that I was aware of. It's casual and some people were wearing shorts. I would say use common sense....obviously no shirt, no shoes, no service, but I went in shorts and a tee one time and another in capri pants and a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924 (Formerly Doc Fords Captiva)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Captiva Island
  • Phone Number: +1 239-312-4275
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