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Located at the base of the downtown St. Pete Pier! Doc Ford’s St. Pete is as stunning as it is delicious. With inside and outside views of both downtown St. Pete, and Tampa bay, there’s a seat in the house for everybody. Enjoy the sea-breeze on the seawall while enjoying a couple Doc Ford’s Mojitos and Yucatan Shrimp!
$10 - $30
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Bar
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
All reviews shrimp black bean dip fish fingers carrot cake tostada paella key lime pie flatbread fries st pete our waiter amazing server food was great birthday dinner sat at the bar an appetizer outside seating
My sister-in-law brought me here for a relaxing lunch by the water and it was beautiful. We dined inside because of the heat. The waiter, Winston, was very pleasant and attentive. My companion ordered the special which sounded delicious…shrimp,black beans, jasmine rice and mango salsa....It was so over spiced that her mouth burned, she broke out in a sweat and was unable to eat only 2 of the shrimp and a mouthful of the beans. She declined a new choice because her mouth was on fire. In the future the wait staff should give the customers a heads up for the level of spice. She was charged for the meal. Very disappointing.
My Cuban sandwich was fine.More
What a great location. Great food choices, a real buzz about the place and superb views. The only reason I have given 4 stars instead of 5 was the slowish service and even asking for the tab seemed to take ages.
We made a reservation and were able to get a table close to the window looking out towards the St Pete Pier! We ordered 2 appetizers and 2 entrees...all were great choices! We can't stop talking about the shrimp ceviche! So good. And, our server...was incredible. Ask to sit in Netta's section.More
Came here for a light lunch and decided to sit outside because the weather was great. Our server was Kam and he was great! He was very polite with great manners to not only us but to every table he had around us. Next time...I come back I will definitely be requesting him. The food was very presentable. I ordered the Tuna appetizer and loved the noodles underneath it. If you are looking for a meal with a peanut taste that feels light I would suggest it!More
Walked the St Pete's Pier and decided to stop for a drink at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille ... yet ended up staying for dinner as the massive overhang gave us shade, waitress was very accommodating and the cool breeze offered a nice relief...to the summer heat.
Glad we did, the food was good and the beer very cold.
I may be a bit picky about this, but the Live Musician could've been better. All in all it wasn't 'bad', but we didn't know a lot of the song he was playing, and some of the notes were off. (3 musicians at our table).
Service was excellent with food and drinks good.More
Large independent building but very casual. Good outdoor terrace, a few hundred yards from the end of St Pete pier. Great waiter, Cameron, but the kitchen was slow, which made the meal more enjoyable. Hamberger was overcooked, Yucatan shrimp was tasty and a great meal....Music was a downer need happier songs on water. Lunch was reasonable, dinner entrees all $$$.More
The Yucatán shrimp with bread is delicious. Great service! Winston was our server and was very pleasant, attentive and even sang happy birthday to my cousin. It was lovely. Nice environment for the kids too.
Response from Bovinescat | Reviewed this property |
We had excellent service but I understand, with so few people wanting to work in Most states, that the restaurant industry has many challenges having enough employees to represent fast service. Also, often the few new... More
We had excellent service but I understand, with so few people wanting to work in Most states, that the restaurant industry has many challenges having enough employees to represent fast service. Also, often the few new employees to hospitality they can find are not getting the thorough training because the good experienced servers are so busy they can’t help.
Because we have a daughter that is a general manager of a bar/restaurant, and friends that own restaurants, we may be more aware of the issues and therefore more patient with those trying hard to take care of everyone.
Being kind and understanding of the hard work, which serving is, also makes your server want to do their best....in most cases.