It’s a tropical waterfront grille, a sports bar and a rum bar all rolled into one award-winning restaurant. Based on the life and times of a favorite local literary character, Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille on Fort Myers Beach excels at waterfront dining with the same award winning flavors and tropical island flair as its Sanibel counterpart - including the famous Mojitos and Yucatan Shrimp!
Diners choose to dine inside or outdoors while watching the United States’ largest commercial shrimp fleet cruise the waters of Matanzas Pass. Popular bands provide live music on the docks many evenings during the week and on weekend evenings. Open 7 days a week, from 11am to close.
Waterfront Catering - Hold Your Next Event At Doc's House
Looking for an upscale yet casual location for your next event or business meeting? How about a unique wedding venue? Doc Ford's Fort Myers Beach Rum Bar & Grille has the answer!
Welcome to Doc's House - a recently added, 1,200 square foot, full service banquet facility located on the waterfront at Doc Ford’s Fort Myers Beach Rum Bar and Grille, offering breathtaking views of Estero Bay and the working waterfront, from tropical indoor and outdoor settings. The all-wood interior boasts wall-to-wall sliding glass doors across the entire room so everyone can enjoy the view. Guests are free to mingle on the adjoining 1,100 square foot covered wood decks which allow private access to both the boat docks and parking area.
All couples want their wedding to be unique, memorable and entertaining. Doc's House is an appealing, picturesque, low stress option. Bachelor and bachelorette parties, bridal showers - even entire ceremonies and receptions have been held on our waterfront.
For presentation and entertainment needs, hi-definition flat screen TV’s, satellite music channels, a corner bar with two additional TV’s and a multi-media speaker system is available. The system is also equipped with connections for power point presentations, DVD, MP3, and IPOD docking.
Catering options allow choices from a variety of traditional dishes and Doc Ford’s originals, all made by hand from only the freshest ingredients - much of which is brought in from the boats just outside the doors. Doc’s House catering coordinator, chef and professional staff will work with you to create a buffet ideal for your wedding, rehearsal dinner, anniversary celebration or business meeting.
General Information: Open Year-Round
Rate Information: Free admission
Suitable for Ages: All Ages
Hours: 7 days a week; 11am - close
Facility Amenities: Patio
Cuisine Served: Caribbean, Floribbean, Seafood
Dining Type: Casual Dining
Meals Served: Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant Features: Outdoor Dining
Restaurant Type: Sports Bar
Meeting Facilities: Catering Managers