We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Fish House

1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
+1 813-641-9451
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (21 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (14 reviews)
“cheese grits” (13 reviews)
All hours
Seafood, American
1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (276)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a small seafood shack with outdoor seating & great seafood selections. My husband & I split a shrimp & seafood platter & they were both light & tasty. The fries were good, too. These little food shacks often have the best food, &...More

Thank Donnablue625
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish house is a very simple walk up and place your order stand. It's covered out front with a tin roof and fans and 6' tables with benches. The weather was very favorable at 70 degrees but I would expect on a hot summer...More

1  Thank bill m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drawn by prior reviews, we easily found this ShellPoint Road eatery for lunch. The sight of multiple pickups and sedans signaled a reliable good meal. No disappointment, as we shared the Fisherman's Platter featuring perfectly prepared fresh shrimp, fish, scallops and oysters. Other places serve...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love to go here & get the best fresh fish & shrimp. Plenty of choice for anyone. Staff is the nicest. Its outside & seating is on picnic benches. Join others & meet some nice diners. Only open thurs thru sunday. But worth tbe...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish house is where you go for seafood without all the fanfare. You can eat at the picnic tables or do take out. The grouper was good and the fish was very good. They have an amazing amount of sides and deserts. Great for...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! Great fish-mostly fried but very fresh. You sit at picnic tables outside. You give your order and pay and just wait for your food. We had oysters and shrimp, cole slaw and fries-so good!

Thank chigirl3
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Have been coming here when visiting for about 10 years now and the food has been the same. The portions are huge and it is very fresh. Do not be thrown off by the appearance of the building. every order is cooked when you order...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Food was OK, Have had much better seafood at other places, crab was terrible, did not get much for the money.

Thank river6132
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 14 November 2017

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
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Ruskin
Pirates Pointe Resort
101 reviews
.36 km away
Harborside Suites at Little Harbor
827 reviews
1.77 km away
The Inn at Little Harbor
734 reviews
2.07 km away
Ruskin Inn Hotel
70 reviews
6.49 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Dog House and More
259 reviews
2.29 km away
Ybor Grille
304 reviews
3.22 km away
Sunset Grill at Little Harbor
738 reviews
2.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
E. G. Simmons Regional Park
110 reviews
1.89 km away
Dooley Groves
44 reviews
4.99 km away
Sun City Stables
83 reviews
2.41 km away
Ruskin Family Drive-In
93 reviews
3.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from sunsnowbird | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I would doubt it.
11 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sunsnowbird | Reviewed this property |
Yes,out door seating only. I would think small dog would be ok.
20 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ruskinlucy | Reviewed this property |
the hours are aways the same Thurs Fri and Sat 11-8pm
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing