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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
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (189 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (18 reviews)
“fish fingers” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Fast food, 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 1,676 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our third year in a row coming to the island and stopping at Doc Ford's, this time was by far the best. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and attentive, we were a large party and he didnt miss anything. The food was amazing....More

Thank chloe484
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Chloe, Thank you for taking the time out of day to write such a wonderful review!! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here with us at Doc Ford's! We do have a very delicious menu! We take pride in our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The outside is clean and plenty of parking. Always sit a the bar because they are good at their jobs there. The food is outstanding, always hot and fresh! I like the flatbreads, the Yucatan of course and the margaritas are shaken just right. good...More

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

Thanks for the great review! We really appreciate it! We're so happy you had a great time and enjoyed everything. The Yucatan shrimp are a house specialty! Hopefully we can see you a few more times for another delicious margarita and Yucatan Shrimp!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do not know how this restaurant has so many great reviews. Everything our party of 6 ordered was tasteless! We had to return two items because they we so bad they could not be consumed. Even my sons chicken tenders were bad.

Thank anaz08
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started off with the black bean dip with ships and it was really good, I'm not a big bean fan so I kind of scraped off the beans and I was still happy with it. I got the fried shrimp and loved it. It...More

Thank Sarann1223
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Suggesting the Yucatan shrimp is GREAT advice to give to anyone! You can't beat it! Thank you SO much for taking the time to write such an excellent review. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We can't wait to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun casual place with great seafood. Val said the dark rum mojito was pretty good, too. We would definitely go back.

Thank kennethg217
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kenneth, We're ecstatic to hear you enjoyed us here on Captiva! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a nice review! We will have a Doc Ford's Mojito ready for you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doc Fords is located in south seas plantation resort. The atmosphere is very inviting with live music on the patio. Our food was delicious. My only complaint is that they were unable to go their signature shrimp dish without a lot of spice. I love...More

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

Hi Susan, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so happy you had a great time and enjoyed everything. Thanks for the great review! We take pride in our fresh seafood and more importantly, drink selection! We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located next to the South Sea Island Resort with excellent service and seafood dishes. Oysters on the half shell were phenomenal.

Thank Y3421IKedwardg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late dinner and was evident the server was not interested in being there. Was extremely disappointed ted with farm-fish on the menu? Prices could have been better. Not a great experience. Love the Doc Ford series of books though!

1  Thank DoradoMark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very courteous, friendly service. Tasty food, fresh, and at a reasonable price. Nice, clean restaurant.

1  Thank HO1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family vacation with 6 adults, 4 kids ranging from 18 mo. to 14 yr. We had reservation and the food and staff was excellent. Ordered desserts another night for pick up. Highly recommend.More

Thank Darla1129
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Darla, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so happy you had a great time and enjoyed everything. Thanks for the great review! We take pride in our fresh seafood and more importantly, drink selection! We hope you...More

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CapeCodDiamonds
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
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
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, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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