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The Dog House and More

106 N US Highway 41, Corner of 1st Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570-3960
+1 813-419-4325
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (27 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
“cheesecake” (13 reviews)
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11:00 - 19:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
106 N US Highway 41, Corner of 1st Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570-3960
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can't believe we have waited so long to try this place. We live close! Our first visit was for takeout. Normally, one wouldn't rave about a place with just a small order but in our case it is justified!. My wife ordered clam strips....More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spotted this on Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a go...Excellent BBQ!...Excellent Service! Enjoyed the pulled pork, beef brisket and the best hush puppies ever!! Thank you for the great meal!!

Thank kathryna4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost thought about retiring my smoker and letting someone else do the work .. Almost... It's good enough to challenge what I make on my own.

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Picnic table eating with table set aside for customers who bring their pets. Food is hot dogs, burgers, barbecue and barbecue sandwiches. All very good and reasonably priced. Staff is extremely friendly.

Thank harford165
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were hesitant to try The Dog House because we were fooled by the name. I thought they only served hot dogs, but boy was I wrong! This place has incredibly good BBQ. They also serve some seafood, but I haven't tried that. I loved...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The food is always good I have had quite a few choices! But the only problem is the wait and the lines most the time! That’s the price to pay for good cheap food!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

First time there, so overwhelmed by the menu. Friendly, quick service, and the ribs and pulled pork were reasonable and delicious. As were the sweet potato fries. I can't even remember all the food offerings, but there must be hot dogs somewhere on there!

Thank Larry B
lcsiki, Owner at The Dog House and More, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks so very much Larry!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend from Atlanta. Friendly and accommodating. Made a special buffalo ckn sandwich for us and it was perfect. The shrimp avocado sandwich was awesome as well as the sweet potatoe fries. Have to try this place when near Ruskin. Not fancy but...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 May 2018

the bbq and basa were very good but was disappointed they only had clam strips; I declined. the onion rings are very good and the service is great

Thank snowbirdharry
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We needed a lot of food to take to a job site,the dog house was able to help us without a lot of advance notice and the food was delicious! They were so nice and even let us sample the mac n cheese. The brisket...More

Thank Jonanmartin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 N US Highway 41, Corner of 1st Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570-3960
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ruskin
  • Phone Number: +1 813-419-4325
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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 St. Louis Ribs, Chicken Quarters, 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
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