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“Quick delicious lunch!”

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Sanibel Island
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Grill
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille is the place to find the best Caribbean flavors on Sanibel Island and surrounding areas! It is named after the character from author Randy Wayne White's best-selling book series and is a favorite dining spot for travelers from all over the world as well as a favorite for the locals looking for great food and atmosphere!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick lunch out with some friends, came in for some Yucatán shrimp and drinks. Had the toasted coconut piña colada which was delicious too. Mary took great care of us while she bartended and was our server on the private upstairs patio. Definitely ask for her! We will be back again soon!

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank automotiveconcepts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my girlfriend here for a dinner date in Sanibel, stop in Doc ford for drinks and appetizers and had amazing service. Mary made us laugh the whole time such positive and friendly service definitely will be returning here for sure!!!!!!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to Doc Fords a few times in the past when we visited Sanibel but mostly for a drink and a munchie. Shrimp or wings.
Today we stopped in after an afternoon bike ride and we very surprised at the quality of the service and food. Ray was our waiter outside and he was great. Described a grouper special they had with plantains and pineapple sauce with rum butter. It was delicious.
The place was doing a great job with keeping folks seated apart which isn’t always the case here on the Gulf coast. Everyone wore masks inside and even the servers were very careful outside. Felt very safe. Place was immaculate and folks were very pleasant. A cut above a lot of island themed places for sure.

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank frank p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Sanibel for the first time and Chris, the Naturalist @ the Sanibel Inn highly recommended Doc Ford’s and we are glad he did! We started with the Fried Calamari, which was fried perfectly and a generous portion. Hubs had the Cuban Pulled Pork and loved it! I had the Shrimp Ceviche, which was amazing. Such a unique flavor! Will be making a stop here on our next visit!

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank BoerneTXFamily
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the fish fingers and bean dip.

This place is consistently good and has a great atmosphere. I have yet to find any dishes that I absolutely love, but haven’t had anything that’s not really solid.

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank 434wilf
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