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The Fish House

1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
+1 813-641-9451
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, American
1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank sunsnowbird
Reviewed 25 May 2017

What a find! This place is a fried food seafood delight. Nothing fancy, open dining area with picnic tables, plastic utensils. Wide selection on menu, fish, shrimps, crabs. Everything is very fresh and tasty. Fried food paradise. Great place to eat, delicious food, friendly staff,...More

Thank KrysiaK
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This place is off the beaten path but is worth finding. The food is very good with friendly staff. I believe they are only open on Thursday- Saturday and only outdoor seating. I had the soft shell crabs and although a little small were very...More

Thank lasagnadeb
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Terrific Southern seafood shack with picnic tables. Excellent fried fish, shrimp, scallops, oysters, etc. Good size portions. Attractive prices. No frills. I would take away a star for only being open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; But I don't have the heart. Great fries, Too!

1  Thank TexasFlyGuy
Fishouse1, Owner at The Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear TexasFlyGuy, Thanks a million for the wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your visit ...please introduce yourself the next time you stop by! ~Julie

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Don't be put off by the outside . We Came here after seeing the reviews. Wasn't disappointed. The extremely helpful and friendly lady that took our order too the tasty food . We had the shrimp and fish combo and the large portion was more...More

Thank displeased064
Fishouse1, Owner at The Fish House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

The keylime pie is my absolute favorite and I am so glad to hear you enjoyed our 'ole Ruskin family recipe! ~Julie

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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.
19 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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