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“Epic Find!”

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Family-friendly waterfront dining with affordable pricing. Featuring fresh seafood daily and full bar with our famous Island Mojitos. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Sports Bar and Live Entertainment. Arrive by car or boat. Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grille may have originated on Sanibel Island, but be sure to check out this newest location on Fort Myers Beach!
1 review
“Epic Find!”
Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This place is amazing, like a beach bar with phenomenal food. You can smoke downstairs on the waterfront or sit upstairs where there is no smoking but also with a brilliant view of the boats. If you're in the area... Don't miss out.

  • Visited July 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Day out with a friend”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

Whilst holidaying in Florida a friend invited us to Doc Fords for lunch and listen to a local band playing. Everything about this place was excellent, the location, the staff, the entertainment and especially the food. We both ordered paella and it was absolutely fantastic. It was a huge portion and I could not stop eating until the plate was clear. If you are in the area you MUST make time to eat here.

  • Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Loved this place!!! We go every year. I was dying to try the shrimp and grits and it was to die for. We'll be back soon

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Lexer75
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Don't miss the Dinkins Bay Boil.”
Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had mixed feelings about this popular restaurant. The clam chowder was very thick but flavorful with lots of clam pieces and chunks of potato. The rib eye steak was tasty but tough. The best dish of the evening was the Dinkins Bay Boil, which is steamed shrimp (18-22 per lb) dressed in real butter, old bay spices and juice from fresh key limes. These were the best shrimp that I had all week. The sauce was delicious when sopped up with bread.

Visited July 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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“The fresh fish was perfect!”
Reviewed July 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was one of the best restaurants in the Fort Myers area, hands down. A few of us had the red snapper cooked in parchment paper and it was juicy, flavorful and perfectly cooked. We had a great shrimp appetizer also. The service was very good and very friendly. Would definitely go back if I am in the area again.

Visited June 2014
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Doc F, Manager at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Ft. Myers Beach, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us here at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again!! Also remember to check out our other two locations on Sanibel & Captiva Island!!
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