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Ruskin Family Drive-In

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Address: 5011 U.S. Hwy 41 North, Ruskin, FL
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+1 813-645-1455

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Love it There

Love going there and sitting in back of the truck with a fm radio on the cab. Digital projector is great the prices are amazing, but the bathroom the chink in the armor you may... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love going there and sitting in back of the truck with a fm radio on the cab. Digital projector is great the prices are amazing, but the bathroom the chink in the armor you may want to avoid them.

Thank Benu B
Sun City Center, Florida
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit and view the movies. A fun place for kids and adults. Very insteresting place with much to see.

Thank brucek460
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

At $6 per person with reasonable prices at the snack bar you can't go wrong for 2 movies. This is a 50s drive-in complete with window speakers if you want to use them or just tune your radio to 89.3 and listen in your car. The down sides were the bathrooms and the projection of the movie - they need... More 

Thank Greyhound_Express
Ruskin, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Fun,family oriented,nice staff,grear time with family and friends .The movies are new releases. The food is god or bring your own. NO rude people and kids are free to wall around with parents so they don't get bored.Nice time!!

Thank vmillard1802
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This drive in is very family oriented and friendly to all, but they do regularly inform you that 1950s rules are in place and enforced to keep your evening enjoyable. The food is Great and they have much more than popcorn and soda at an affordable price, so there is no need to pack a cooler. The movies are family... More 

Thank Steve R
Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Everybody talks about the "good old days", but nobody ever returns to them. The exception is the Ruskin Family Drive-in. This is a trip back to "happy days" and "Ike" Eisenhower. The price is right, and it is crammed full of families on a weekend night. Before the show, kids play touch football in front of the screen. You feel... More 

Thank TampaRover
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Family friendly great pizza,.this was the only drive up I ever saw people with blow up furniture in the back of a pick up.

Thank Jim and OJ T
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Small town feel with a family setting, this drive-in is one of only two in this area and the best by far. Locals appreciate it and kids play while waiting for the show to begin. Small snack bar and pricing will surprise you. The movies are new and current and you get two for the price of one. Come on... More 

Thank Gerald V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I was a kid bring my children there now. The owner hasn't changed he's always been rude and nasty. Even know he's like that we still like the old feel of the drive Inn. The restroom is nasty most of the time. over all its for the kids to enjoy a movie

1 Thank Amanda S
Dublin, Ireland
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was our first drive in movie ever. It was a great experience we even had our dinner there and it was good. We stayed in the car for the movie and tuned the sound in on our radio because we didn't fancy being eaten alive by mosquito's but all of the young families were sitting on camp chairs enjoying... More 

Thank MaroiB

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