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“Good food, not enough choices for me”

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Clarksville, Maryland
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good food, not enough choices for me”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

If you aren't into burgers or fried seafood, you are limited. Salads were good but chicken sandwhich was dry. Family friendly place, but my husband and kids liked it better than I did.

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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
I am sincerely sorry that your experience fell short of our standards. We take great pride in customer service and satisfaction. I can only hope that you will give us another opportunity to exceed your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to inform us on what is going on, so that we can take the proper measures to resolve these issues. It's people like you that help us improve by providing your feedback.
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and drink”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Went with my entire family of 11. We all had great food and drinks. There wasn't one complaint about the places. Service was excellent and the restaurant was great

Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
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 will see you again soon! Also remember to check out our other locations on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach!
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Food & Great Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

This place is a very short walk from the Tennis Villas at South Seas! From the moment we walked in the entire staff was welcoming! I wish I remembered our waiter's name because he was great! He made a great beer suggestion for my husband as well as great menu selection for me! We had the clam chowder which I thought was only ok but that could be because I am originally from Boston! We also had the pulled pork sandwich and the Parmesan crusted chicken sandwich! Both great! There was also live music! Reasonably priced good food - can't beat that!

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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
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 will see you again soon! Also remember to check out our other locations on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach!
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Lakeland, Florida
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Island Yearly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

We visit DF once per year while on the island. You should as well. There are two locations, the one on Captiva has more seating capacity. You will like the food. Stick to the specialties. The foods with the spicy kick are my recommended dishes. Take time to understand the history of the restaurant. You will appreciate it more.

Visited July 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
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 will see you next year!
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Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Tasty place to get out of the sun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Any one biking between Sanibel and Captiva must stop here! They had some the best fish tacos. The rum an't bad either lol. Has an original fish boat atmosphere of hard wood decor.

  • Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this review, 9 July 2014
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 will see you again soon! Also remember to check out our other locations on Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach!
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