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Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille

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708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
+1 239-765-9660
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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North Wildwood.
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

+5 years going to this restaurant. We enjoy the food. Nice waterfront tables available. Casual attire or dressy....your choice! Yucatan shrimp tacos & Penne shrimp are our favorites. Only suggestion to them is to be a bit more consistent with seasonings. Although they may vary in flavor from chef to chef, still absolutely delicious!

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Thank KathyCr1007
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Large outside deck right on the water with boat docks. Service was ok, however he spoke so fast it was hard to understand him. Had the original fish sandwich which was just ok. He tried to upgrade me to grouper and I probably should have tried it as it looked better. My wife had the shrimp flatbread which looked good... More 

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florida
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214 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Omg the place is great The food the Service . The Drinks . Our server took great care of us We will go back The Best meal we had the whole week we were on Fort Myers beach

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East Haven, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful view. The staff is very friendly and food came out quickly. Drinks were good. Prices are reasonable

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Thank Michelle S
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved everything about this restaurant - great food and atmosphere. Prices are reasonable and food portions are generous. Very relaxing eating outside on the water. Would definitely go back the next time we are in the area.

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Thank Alyn T
Rochester, New York, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food, great view of the water, pleasant servers. it's a big place, broken up into many rooms. sitting outside and inside, but smoking is n issue outside. The ahi tuna appetizer is really fabulous.

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Thank Jim K
Wells, Maine
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to have shrimp & we have loved the books about Doc Ford . We tried the Yucatán shrimp ( a little spicy) and Dinkin's Bay shrimp( flavor but no heat). Both were cooked to perfection and served with crusty bread to soak up the sauce. We sat outside & watched the boats & the marina. A lovely evening... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time in town, last stop before we headed back home. Went to Doc Fords from recommendation from another activity in town. To start, the atmosphere is awesome not to mention you are on the water with boats docked nearby. My wife had the special Mojito rum drink, now her favorite! Our waitress Netta, was very friendly and helpful. We... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been twice past 2 days! Food has been superb both times! The views from lower water side bar are great! Bartenders offer great service and conversation. If ya go Alex is a good bartender. Hope to get back before work trip ends! Excellent place!! 👍

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch on their outside deck. For starters, restaurant has a beautiful view overlooking the harbor. We had a great waiter - Alexis. Both of us ordered the fish tacos with beans and rice on the side, and they were wonderful. Portions were large as well. Would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-9660
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!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?