Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille

708 Fishermans Wharf
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 765-9660


Hours: 11:00 a.m. to Close
Location: On the water
Drink: Island Mojitos
Eat: Banana Leaf Snapper
Music: Yes, check out their event calendar
Parking: Own parking lot
Boat Access: Yes
Unique Feature: Named for a fictional character in novels


Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille in Ft. Myers is a large, active and friendly restaurant. Situated on the waterways of Ft. Myers, this Florida beach bar is a great place to kick back and relax. There are beautiful views of Mantanzas Pass from most locations in this Florida beach bar. Doc Ford's is also a great place to watch the Ft. Myers boat traffic. 

Doc Ford is the primary fictional character in the best-selling novels written by Randy Wayne White. In the books, Doc Ford is a marine biologist & ex-government agent. This Florida beach bar bears his name. We are sure he would be proud. 

Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille offers a limited menu of great seafood and rum drinks. The food is very well prepared and very tasty. Try the Black Bean Dip. It is yummy. 

Doc Ford's boasts that they have some of the best entertainment on Ft. Myers Beach. The stage is located on the lower deck right on the waterfront. This Florida beach bar draws a crowd of people who love good music, a good time and great food. Doc Ford's features live music. The amount of times per week you can catch live music varies with the season. You can pretty much be assured of live music on the weekends and sometimes twice on Saturdays. In season, you can catch music almost every day of the week.