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Fish Shack

Shell Point Road, Ruskin, FL
+1 813-641-9451
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese grits” (3 reviews)
“basa” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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Shell Point Road, Ruskin, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place never fails to impress, even for an only-occasional fish eater like me. If you are timid about fishy-fish, I recommend the house fish called "basa." Some research revealed that it is not a local catch per se, but is really mild. There are...More

Thank Cherries O
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Overall good everything fried but you have to do it sometimes, fish and shellfish very fresh.fries very good cheese grits are terrible should save embarrassment and fro them from menu

Thank joalemo
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This place only open Thursday-Saturday. Great food. Busy place but it’s very good food. Nothing fancy but you will like it

Thank RW1963
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This place is OK, I think the others that left great reviews hit the place on a good day or we hit it on a bad day. Have had much better seafood, also did not get much for the $$$$.

Thank river6132
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My favorite things on the menu. The smoked fish spread, and the cheese grits. Yum Yum Yum. You won't regret coming here

Thank cday1966
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Every time I go on vacation I try to find a "hole in the wall" place to eat. 99% of the time they are one of the best places to eat. Well that is still the case here. We came back a few times just...More

Thank booser
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a real gem that the locals know about and enjoy; a truly wonderful place. GREAT seafood, if you like deep fried seafood.

1  Thank 69Taz50
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This restaurant has fresh, made to order seafood. Don't expect anything fancy as they only have picnic benches under cover, but it is good food. Try the soft shell crabs!!! They are only open I think on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Thank lasagnadeb
Reviewed 24 August 2016

When you're heading to the beach resort at Little Harbor, keep an eye on the south side of the road. You will see a simple "shack", with picnic tables outside and a long line of hungry people. This is the "Fish House" or "Fish Shack",...More

Thank TampaRover
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Fish Shack has a layback feel, a rustic decor that's maintained. The staff is friendly with a menu that is a seafood delight. I had the special and ice tea.

Thank 387indy
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shell Point Road, Ruskin, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ruskin
  • Phone Number: +1 813-641-9451
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