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“Our Family Loves the Drive-In”

Ruskin Family Drive-In
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Ruskin
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go to the Ruskin Family Drive-In. We've been several times, most recently with our friends, their kids and our 11 year old daughter. Everyone had a lovely time. We sat in our car, while our friends brought lawn chairs they set out in front of their car. We brought some snacks from home, but also bought popcorn and drinks at the snack bar (which we thought was very reasonably priced). This is such a great way to spend an evening with family! You are just more comfortable and relaxed in your own car. Many of the little kids come in their pajamas! It is just old-fashioned, family fun.

Thank Angela K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited after a day out in the area, I loved this drive in theater! The theater was playing a double feature of two movies that have just been released. We ate earlier so I can not comment on the snack bar but the prices seem very reasonable compared to traditional theater pricing. Large parking lot. You can use the microphones in your car or tune in using your radio. Highly recommend!

Thank BrittBear1
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is one of the last remaining truly authentic drive-ins left in the country. There's something really special about going through the gates and feeling like you have stepped back into a kinder, gentler time. Each time we take our kids (and we've gone quite a few), when we hear the elderly gentleman's voice across the PA system, we feel like we've gone to visit Grandpa. The prices are amazing and anyone who complains about the new $5 charge to bring in your own food is being ridiculously self-absorbed, considering it only costs $6/adult for TWO first-run movies. Just tried the cheese steak sandwich for the first time last night and it was fantastic. We plan to be back again and again and again.

1  Thank TropicHope
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Talking about childhood memories, and you simply can't beat the price. 2 that's right 2 first run movies for a low price in the comfort of your own vehicle.

Thank CHINO29
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This movie theather is so unique! I love the experience of sitting in the car and watching a movie! Please go buy their snacks instead of bringing your own cause they aren’t expensive and you should support local business! I absolutely love this place! See you soon

Thank jjovanov
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