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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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11 - 20 of 1,698 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large party of 8 for lunch and Doc Ford's did not disappoint. Our server, Ryan, was excellent, informative and attentive. He made suggestions for those of us who could not make a decision. I had the blackened Grouper on a quinoa salad...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so happy your group had a great time and enjoyed Quinoa Salad with our fresh blackened Grouper. We look forward to seeing you again soon Sherry!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average food overpriced- same with drinks. Some fun drinks to try but extremely sow service. Best meal any of us had was the steak!! Other place we are were much better.

Thank Jlyns321
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here every other day and order a burger. Always a good choice. But today, the fish sandwich was on point. Best fish sandwich in a while. Give the chef a pat on the back.! Good Job.

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

Hi Juan, thank you for writing us a nice review! I will pass you kind words along to Chef Alicia. Our Doc Ford's kitchen team uses the best quality and freshest ingredients. Looking forward to seeing you again Juan!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family group of 8 and called for reservations this morning. We had a choice table on the patio. Great service, delicious dinners, perfect weather. The music only added to the ambience.

Thank Roberts08
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share you experience with us Robert! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. The atmosphere on the patio is definitely where it's at! We look forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the chance to eat there 4 times. Had varying degrees sf service. Some great (deck service is better than indoor ) some not so great (sorry Edward) since when do restaurants allow non service dogs in and let them hem drink from a glass...More

Thank Lysdexic826
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write us a review. By law, we must accept any service animal on property but at the same time, we are not permitted to provide food or water to them. It is the handler's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great drinks, and always nice that we can take the South Seas shuttle to get there. I'd recommend the fish fingers. So fresh and yummy, nothing like you'd expect!

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

Hi Megan, Thank you for taking the time 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. We will have the fish fingers ready for you, Megan!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Nice , well managed place to eat, enjoy music, relax. We liked seating outside that evening, Great place to hang and have a drink inside or out. Yuctan Shrimp is excellent!More

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

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 2 weeks ago

We ate here two times during our Captiva vacation. Great service, lots of good seafood choices. I was impressed by the various gluten-free options as well. Leaving tomorrow, so not sure if we willet to go back a third time! Best dish we had was...More

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

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write us a review! We are flattered to hear you dined with us TWICE during your Captiva vacation. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Ford's. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great drinks, food and service are the norm. Seating inside or out and ample parking. This Captiva Doc joins new one on Sanibel as well as one on Ft Myers beach. Multiple seafood offerings in addition to meat. Perfect resort drink menu. Love the catches...More

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

Hi Jay, 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 2 weeks ago

Doc Ford's has moved to a different location which is closer to the center part of the island and easily located. As usual they have great food and beverages. Loved the old place and love the new location even better!

Thank Beef414
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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