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The Fish House

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1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
813 641-9451
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a vacation house in the area and drove by this place hundreds of times. Never stopped but was recently told of the food. Family and I were shocked at the quality and price. I will go back but will wait till mosquitos thin out since it's outside dinning.

Thank 15Travel
Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my nephew from the U.K. And we both loved the food- it is super fresh & very well prepared. I love the setting - it made me feel like it was very appropriate. We went back to have dinner the following night - we really enjoyed the meal we had there- it is a must eat at place... More 

Thank Mono6663
Ruskin, Florida
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Only open Thursday thru Saturday. Order your food and have a seat outside under the cover or take it home. The food is great and served with good portions. One of our favorite places to eat for fish and good value. Will get very busy when the (snowbirds) come down for the winter. Great local restaurant!!!

Thank Gscriven
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The best local seafood served as fresh as it gets. The soft shell crabs are to die for! If your looking for fine dining this isn't your spot, go to Circles for that. If you want killer seafood at decent prices this is for you!

Thank Adam H
Columbus, Indiana
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254 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This was an interesting place to visit. My wife and I were visiting friends in Sun City. We were looking for seafood on a Friday night. There is not much in Sun City so we saw The Fish House in Ruskin on TA. I was born and raised on good seafood in Charleston, SC and always seek out good seafood... More 

1 Thank Amos C
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Whatever everyone raves about, I missed it. I ordered a catfish sandwich, small pieces of fish falling out of the bread, not what I expected. Usually this type of fish is served in large pieces. Eating there is difficult, a lot of flies, not comfortable. If you decide to go there, a lot of folks love it, take your food... More 

1 Thank Robert V
Riverview, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

First problem is the online menu needs to be updated as the prices are incorrect! Second, when I paid the person at the counter laughed it off as it was nothing. Not his problem! When I got home with the food I was amazed at the size teeny weeny size of the soft shell crabs that I received. I would... More 

1 Thank thehonestcritic2016
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Great soft shell crab. Sweet scallops tangy fried green tomatoes. Great food good prices. Must visit family owned will visit often

Thank Beverly C
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The Fish House is one of the best kept secrets in the Ruskin area. The food is fantastic and service is great. For a small spot that is only opened on select days of the week, the Fish House will surprise you with large portions, great taste, and a choice of selections that will bring you back wanting more. Better... More 

Thank Gerald V
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an amazing meal! The staff was so kind and helpful! Do yourself a favor and get the fish and shrimp!! The cheese grits are the best!!

Thank Kowgirl95

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ruskin
  • Phone Number: 813 641-9451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?