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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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Offshore
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food quality was much better than I expected and prices were very reasonable. service was also very attentive and we liked it so much we returned for unch a couple of days later - same positive result. Of course outside views over the water/port make it all the more interesting.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was here in the evening with a group of 20 for drinks, munchies and brews. The restaurant is split into different sections. The section we were in had many monitors with multiple games on.

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Essex, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I traveled across the bridge to Doc Ford's for lunch. We were not disappointed. The service was amazing and the food was great. There is a large outside deck right on the water which was very relaxing. Our servers were great and the food was served piping hot! We finished off with a slice of the best... More 

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Wellington, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I came here for dinner a year ago, and returned again. As usual, the food was excellent (Yucatan Shrimp are the best), and Jessica gave us terrific service! The BBQ sandwich was terrific, my wife loved her fried grouper sandwich (Original Lime Panko -- get the grouper), and ice cold beer!

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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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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Rochester, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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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
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?