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The Fish House

1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
+1 813-641-9451
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American
1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smoked mullet was excellent - one portion plenty for two people. Many other fish and seafood choices.

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the "shack" appearance fool you - this place is amazing. The food is fast and delicious and a place where you can get the ACTUAL catch of the day. We were visiting on a vacation and lucky to have a chance to visit...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My husband had a most excellent blacked fish with hand breaded onion rings and the best cole slaw ever. They add pineapple to give it a slight sweet taste. I had the hand breaded clams and they were just right. More than enough food for...More

Thank Psuzanne75
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The food, atmosphere, and friendliness of staff & patrons brings back memories of how life was in the 1950s & 1960s. And they take credit cards.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Has the best fish and other items I have had in a while. Lightly breaded and awesome! This place is a must try!

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stop you're often and find the fried shrimp is the best I've ever had anywhere. Just a great laid back outside eating restaurant full of friendly people and very good fried food.

Thank Miktc
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

outside side seating food was good will eat there again yesssss the owner is really nice we talked and joked around grate place

Thank Carmisha H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is just a roadside kind of restaurant but, oh my, it draws the crowds. Almost everyone there chose platters of seafood. We wanted a smaller lunch so chose the house Basa fried fish sandwich after asking what kind of fish that was. Basa turned...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Good food but mostly fried. Fresh every week. Only opened on Thurs. Fri and Sat. Just outdoor seating. Sometimes the flies win.

Thank dduerr2013
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Although the fish here is nicely done,I was disappointed to find out the type of fish they use here. If this is not an issue for you then you will enjoy the Fish House. Nice size portions done right. They no longer have claims strips,but...More

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Questions & Answers
17 June 2017|
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Response from sunsnowbird | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I would doubt it.
11 March 2016|
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Response from sunsnowbird | Reviewed this property |
Yes,out door seating only. I would think small dog would be ok.
20 February 2015|
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Response from Ruskinlucy | Reviewed this property |
the hours are aways the same Thurs Fri and Sat 11-8pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ruskin
  • Phone Number: +1 813-641-9451
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