Doc Ford's is different. It's a sports bar with gourmet food. It's also a place for book signings, meeting sports heroes, fishing guides and world travelers. Just as Randy Wayne White's novels are inspired by these islands, the spirit of their sports bar was inspired by Randy's main character.
The Award winning Keylime Bistro serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is sure to tantalize the most demanding palate,with a full bar and live entertainment featured 7 days and nights. Awarded News Press 1st Place Island Dining.
We are your full service grocery and hardware store on the island. We carry a large selection of fresh produce, fresh cuts of meat, a variety of seafood, a full service deli and an in house bakery. You will also find a full line of organic and gluten free products throughout the various departments within our store. Let us cater to your needs.
Chef John Wolff brings to the Thistle Lodge nearly a decade of knowledge and creativity from his previous positions with upscale luxury resorts. He has a talent for improving the quality and consistency of the various lunch, dinner and brunch selections served, as well as special event and catered selections while remaining true to the food people have cherished for years.