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“great seaside spot”

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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!
Staunton, Va
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great seaside spot”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Loved our lunch of fish tacos overlooking Estero Bay at Fort Myers Beach. Good service and wonderful beach atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Karen S
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Estero, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Must do this”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

If you enjoy blues music and fun casual food, go here on Sunday from 2-5 p.m.
Deb and the dynamics play non stop. Service is good and the beer is cold.

Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Fort Collins, CO
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Nice Father's Day treat”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

My wife and I also were celebrating our anniversary and just arrived in Florida the day before. The Yucatan shrimp was a great appetizer and her penne pasta and my snapper were very good. Very good service and excellent mojitos !

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank ColoradoTodd
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome place in Sanibel!”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We arrived on the island rather late, so a lot of places were getting ready to close. We saw a cop pulled over on the side of the road, and asked where we should go for good food, and he recommended Doc Ford's. AMAZING food, decent portions, and prices were as expected on the island. We got the recommended daily drink, and it was awesome as we'll. Service was great, and atmosphere was fun. We'll definitely return on our next trip.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Jessica M
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, 19 August 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Inverness, Illinois
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332 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Overall experience good, food what you'd expect”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

As another reviewer said, the overall experience was good, food quality was passible. Not great, but not bad. We sat outside on the deck overlooking the marina and it was lovely. Our server, Jamie, was attentive. Overall, my husband enjoyed his meal more then I did. He had a tostado appetizer and the salmon. I ordered the spinach and artichoke flatbread. We enjoyed that. I also ordered the mahi mahi on some kind of rice. It was somewhat none descript. Everything was a bit salty for our tastes. Prices were a bit high, but not outrageous. Probably would not go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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