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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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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (183 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (18 reviews)
“fish fingers” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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1 - 10 of 1,700 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

They did a great job. Food (heavy apps and stations) v good, party coordinator very helpful and accomodating. Alot of fun

Thank Lester S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was good. Server was last and friendly. Gluten free flat bread was good. Kids meal of fish fingers was nothing like what comes frozen in the box. Kids meal cones with ice cream sandwich for dessert but I think kids drink is extra.

Thank spamdogger
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had an enjoyable dinner here, and had fun trying to identify all of the mounted game and sport fish on the walls without going over and reading the plaques. I had grouper which was good, but fileted a little on the thin side- grouper, in...More

Thank Steven C
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Steven for taking the time out of your day to share your experience with us. We're so happy you had a great time and enjoyed everything!! We look forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I recently visited and although we enjoyed our food (especially the bean dip) the place seemed a little down. They were also out of some rums on their list and "had been for sometime" The food was very good as were the...More

Thank DJ913
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time out of your day to share your experience with us. We're so happy you had a great time and enjoyed everything!! We look forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Beach Eats at the entrance to the resort. Drinks and great and very Reasonable - we ate/ drank here 3 times

Thank CHRIS P
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review Chris! Can't wait until you return to Captiva Island! We'll see you then!

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was one of the best meals we had during our vacation. Great service, great drinks, cool ambiance. Definitely a must-do!

Thank kellyetaylorsmith
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon Kelly!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, and one day I intend to meet Randy Wayne White. The food is delicious. The bar is really nice too!

Thank Colleen C
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Colleen, Thanks for adding to our TripAdvisor reviews! We really appreciate it! Glad that you enjoyed us all around and we hope to see you again! Hopefully you will meet Randy on your next visit!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Doc Fords because my husband has read all of the Randy Wayne White books and I had taken the cookbook from the library. It did not disappoint. Great service. I had the lobster roll and my husband had the mussels. Both were...More

Thank fancyn
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Captiva and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate her at least 5 times in the past 2 weeks. Always a good meal and great service. My favorite on Captiva. Will miss those tasty fish fingers and Captiva bread. They are a must. Also had to go meals and were just as tasty!

Thank pepperpatty
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Patty, Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords, we are happy to be part of the Captiva Island family! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the more reasonably priced options. Sandwiches available with sides for $10. Entrees were $20-$30. Mixed drinks $8. Great atmosphere. There was live music which we enjoyed.

Thank handypa
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Captiva and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach!

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CapeCodDiamonds
When can we get a Doc Ford's on Cape Cod?!!!
21 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they have takeout with free delivery
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babs7512016
Is there a take out menu?
16 March 2017|
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Response from Jodi F | Reviewed this property |
You can get anything on menu to go yes
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anne88mck
Is there a dress code?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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