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 latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Dog House and More

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
106 N US Highway 41, Corner of 1st Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570-3707
+1 813-419-4325
Website
Today
11:00 - 19:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

218 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 217: English reviews
Lake Orion, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little place! The staff are super friendly and the food was great! I had pulled pork and my husband had a brisket philly - both great! Their beans had pineapple in them which gave a great sweetness to them. We will be back and highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank Kristie Y
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to grab something to take to our local brewery and so having read some of the reviews for The Dog House and More we decided to try it. We weren't disappointed. I loved my all meat chili with a slight acidic tang--really good and I would go back to have that chili again. Hubby loved his ribs and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gabriella H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drove past this place several times. I am sorry I didn't try it sooner. The pulled pork sandwich was amazing, the coleslaw was very good, and the onion rings and fried zucchini were out of this world. A must stop for a delicious meal.

Helpful?
1 Thank Julia F
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More of a shack, the atmosphere is like a family outing at a park shelter with no inside seating. Take it to go or sit at the picnic tables. Coworker brought in their ribs for his lunch and they looked/smelled incredible. I tasted their sauce and it was on point. I went for myself that following weekend and ordered the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jeff B
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This place is awesome!! Lisa takes your order with a smile and let's you know you are welcome at The Dog House. The food was good. Reminded me of fair food - but the good kind!! Asked her some questions about local attractions and the rest of the staff chimed right I with suggestions. Glad we stopped - had the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Kit V
Azores
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

At first we were so excited that we found a place close by that served Ipswich whole Belly fried clams. So much in fact that we each ordered a dinner. Normally when were not sure, we only order one plate of whatever. But, I let the lady convince me that their plate was the "real deal". We also ordered fried... More 

Helpful?
Thank azoresborn
Goffstown, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Both my husband and I ordered a hot dog with sauerkraut. The best part about it was the toasted bun. The dog was very salty and the kraut was minimal and tasteless. We were not impressed.

Helpful?
2 Thank maryannGoffstown_Nh
Ruskin, Florida
Level Contributor
311 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We had been to the old location, and finally got to stop at the new one. When you go somewhere named The Dog House, you really should get dogs. They have a very extensive menu, but I can't get past the dogs. The place is crowded, and has picnic tables where you can eat outside. Stand in line, give them... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Beth E
Mentor
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This place may be great for burgers and hot dogs but it certainly is not someplace to order fish from. When we stopped their BBQ was not available and we had eaten enough burgers so we ordered the grouper. Must have been old cause it had a fishy taste and the grouper I've had in the past never tasted like... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank rgprunty
Mineral, Virginia
Level Contributor
77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Spending a week on Tampa Bay. We saw all the great reviews of The Dog House and decided to check it out. We got a full rack of ribs. Plenty for 4. The rub was fantastic and we devoured the ribs. We also got their smoked mac 'n cheese. Amazing. But there was lots more on menu: chicken, brisket, pulled... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rick D

Travellers who viewed The Dog House and More also viewed

 

Been to The Dog House and More? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 N US Highway 41, Corner of 1st Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570-3707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ruskin
  • Phone Number: +1 813-419-4325
Description
We pride ourselves on making everything fresh to order. We make homemade Chili, Chowder, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Mango Salsa, BBQ Sauces (Sweet, Spicy and White!), Chipotle Mayo, Burgers, Tartar Sauce, Cocktail Sauce, Cajun Sauce...In other words - FRESH INGREDIENTS = AWESOME FOOD! We have our own large smoker which we daily use to smoke our Baby Back Ribs, Whole Chickens, Brisket and Boston Butts (for our Pulled Pork). Our seafood is delivered to us twice a week including Clams from Ipswich, Mass (Whole Bellies and Strips), Lobster Meat from Maine, Gulf Grouper & Shrimp! If you are looking for a great place to eat you can check out our reviews on Trip Advisor, Yelp, Urbanspoon or Foursquare!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Dog House and More staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?