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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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“shrimp” (228 reviews)
“flatbread” (36 reviews)
“fish fingers” (22 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped in ad hoc and thoroughly enjoyed our served. The company, the food, the service, the ambiance... We couldn't ask for better. The special shrimp fish was amazing, my wife enjoyed the fish tacos. The wine was great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OurCaptiva
Reviewed 1 week ago

On several occasions our family "Thanksgiving" meal has been at Doc Fords. Our numbers went from 12 to 30. The choices this year included turkey, prime rib or pasta.All were well received. Our waiter was simply the best.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeremiah Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very accomodating and seated us in a quiet private area for our celebratory dinner. Service was excellent and not rushed. This was a family centered Grille just outside the South Seas Island resort and within walking distance. Arcade next door.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vwolosin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for Thanksgiving while staying at South Seas resort. Easy walk from bayside villas. Service and food were amazing. Great menu and everything we ordered was fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ckckckckckck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the atmosphere and the service was great. However, I was a bit disappointed in the grouper that I ordered. It was okay.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AndreaBekurs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live locally, off the island, are nature photographers so visit San/Cap often. We have lived in the area for 15 years, are well traveled & have enjoyed wonderful food in places like Greece, France, Italy the Caribbean, etc....but MUST tell you that whenever we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ParadiseElaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mediocre food and lousy service. Not worth the wait...tourist trap...so many other good places nearby.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joang706
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grill on both Sanibel Island, and Captiva Island. We love the outdoor dining on Captiva Island, with it's ambiance and of course the great food and drinks! You can choose very delicious appetizers with an island flair...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank susallenana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere with a great bar. Live entertainment made for a nice night. Appetizer was a little off but quickly replaced and rest of the meal was terrific.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at south seas at North pointe and took the free trolley to doc fords. There is a really good varied menu with specials also. We ate at tables served by bar staff and were really looked after all 3 nights we chose to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank julesnottm7
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21 April 2017|
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Response from Daydream569459 | Reviewed this property |
I think they have takeout with free delivery
16 March 2017|
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Response from jodif128 | Reviewed this property |
You can get anything on menu to go yes
20 February 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
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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