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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5400 S Seas Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visit to Captiva location. Was going to book a table online, but it said there were no tables available. Called restaurant directly and made reservation for outside seating. We were seated promptly. There were plenty of available tables. Service was exceptional. Nice live music...More

Thank chs80
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best fish we have ever had. Everything made from scracth. Needing Rum drink fix, done! Excellent and good pricing.

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a fun dinner with toddler in tow during our return visit to this location. Our waiter, Ray was the best and so accommodating to our 14 month old grandson. We enjoyed a casual dinner starting with their famous Peel & Eat Shrimp - still...More

Thank travelgal617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going there at least 2-3 times on each of our visits since they opened the Captiva location and previously visited their Sanibel location. Excellent food and service. Great Clam Chowder and Oysters on the Half Shell while enjoying selected rums at their bar.

Thank Jeffrey N. H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the South Seas Resort and they recommended this place. It’s on the property, so it’s very convenient. We headed in for some dinner and cocktails. The food was wonderful and the service was great. Even though they had...More

1  Thank CaptainKc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy our meal thoroughly. My wife had the appetizer crabcakes and buffalo shrimp and I had the muscles. A company with a New Zealand wine we had a great lunch. Would recommend

Thank JohnPatsi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Atmosphere with a fun, island vibe...the ceviche and mojitos are AMAZING! The staff is great ! Krystal and Bridgette are the nicest hostesses I've ever come across and the managers make a point to stop by just to check on you..nice! Live music on...More

Thank MCHSanibel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at Doc Fords clean plates all round.. Great service from Sue the waitress and attention from the Manager as to our enjoyment of the food and drinks.. Four adults and we had four different meals and all thoroughly enjoyed it.... A...More

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good restaurant that has the best Yucatan shrimp. The beer selection is also very good.

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great music at Doc Fords. Captiva is like a foreign country. Was here for a ‘songwriters fest’.

Thank pitts6534
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Daydream569459 | 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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