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“Great Mojitos” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
975 Rabbit Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3037
239-472-8311
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Grill, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille is the place to find the best Caribbean flavors on Sanibel Island and surrounding areas! It is named after the character from author Randy Wayne White's best-selling book series and is a favorite dining spot for travelers from all over the world as well as a favorite for the locals looking for great food and atmosphere!
Mason, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Mojitos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We go there every time on the island. Love the grouper sandwich and the Cuban Sandwich and of the course the Mojitos!!!

Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, responded to this review, July 15, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Sanibel and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Fort Myers Beach and Captiva Island.
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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“Fantastic shrimp”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have to say the peel and eat shrimp were amazing!

We went there because it is owned by one of my fav authors, Randy Wayne White. It is an upscale sports bar inside. We were there fairly early and I am not sure the outside was open, but it was hot so we were happy to sit inside

Our service was great! The only downfall was a problem with my husband's sandwich but it was fixed quickly.

They have a nice little area of Doc Ford's merchandise. The hot sause is very good.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Sanibel and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Fort Myers Beach and Captiva Island.
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Newark
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“Doc Ford's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We really liked this restaurant. Casual, fun, and decent prices. They also have signed copies of Randy Wayne White's books.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Sanibel and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Fort Myers Beach and Captiva Island.
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Mass.
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went as a couple and waited only a few minutes during high season. Food was very good and service was also very good. Nice selection on the menu. We returned a few days later and more of the same. Very good.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Sanibel and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Fort Myers Beach and Captiva Island.
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DeLand, Florida
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“Nice Bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Even though we didn't eat, we did stop in and have a beer. Nice variety on tap and of course bottles. I picked Angry Orchard on tap, it was great!!!
On our next visit we will definitely have lunch or dinner!!

Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, responded to this review, July 13, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Sanibel and look forward to seeing you again! Also remember to check out our other locations on Fort Myers Beach and Captiva Island.
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