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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“shrimp” (188 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (18 reviews)
“fish fingers” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Fast Food, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 days 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
Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 3 days 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
Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

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

1  Thank HO1964
Reviewed 3 days 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.

Thank Darla1129
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful dinner! Delicious food, and very good service! We went on our last night of vacation -- there were 5 of us. Price was reasonable, and each had something different to eat -- shrimp was great! Fish was good, too! Everyone enjoyed it!More

Thank barbarabN4161XE
Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Captiva, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Barbara, 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

was recommended by a local. was not disappointed. returned several times. great food, great prices and awesome people. Joy was and is the highlight! she was always there to make sure our dining experience was up to par. no disappointment there! will always recommend and...More

Thank Kathy_Cruz57
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Questions & Answers
April 20, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think they have takeout with free delivery
March 16, 2017|
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Response from Jodi F | Reviewed this property |
You can get anything on menu to go yes
February 19, 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
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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