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The Fish House

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1902 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570-3118
+1 813-641-9451
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're dying for fish and chips, plan ahead. They're only open Thursday through Saturday. It's a shack rather than restaurant. The food is okay and not worth the wait. Everything is fryed!

Thank FooDiner
Pierre, South Dakota
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Fish House was located on the road leading to our resort so we had try it. If you read a few reviews you can see how it operates and the days it is open. We had a couple of house fish sandwiches with fries. The place was busy but it did not take too long for our order to... More 

Thank tworxers
Saginaw, Michigan
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is really a fish shack. The food is fresh and delicious. All fried... It is really popular with the locals. Packed! I thought it was a bit pricey, though. My friend got a big, tasty grouper sandwich ($9.95 with no sides). My basket of shrimp came with a thimble of slaw and fries for $14. It was nearly $30... More 

Thank DeelightfulTraveler
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It doesn't look like much, but don't let that fool you. The food is awesome. Only open Thurs-Sat. It is a much stop if you have the time.

1 Thank jeff w
Columbus, Ohio
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple seafood menu. Everything is fried but lightly breaded and not extremely greasy. The only non seafood items are a corn dog or chicken strips. There are picnic tables under roof making it a very casual and comfortable setting. There is plenty of parking space even for our RV.

Thank VickieJ03
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed lunch with family here in Ruskin, FL. We have been wanting to come here but had to wait for the weekend due to work schedules and The Fish House is only open Thursday through Saturday. What a jem!! Casual atmosphere with outdoor covered seating at picnic tables. The food is delicious! We started with the seafood bisque, which... More 

Thank Rebecca K
Williamsburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a good, very reasonably priced seafood menu and so far, everything I've tried has been really relish! The fried oysters are my favorite but you can't go wrong with any of it. The portions are generous and I can't get over how reasonable it's all priced. Friendly counter service and outdoor picnic style seating under cover add... More 

Thank BurgGirl620
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For starters...This is a simple "fish shack"...And that's a compliment, not a slam. But other folks who reviewed this place harshly bc it's not the Capital Grille...please....it's not trying to be. What this IS...is a great find for absolutely fresh fish, very reasonably priced, in a simple outdoor setting, prepared by about the nicest collection of people who could run... More 

Thank Jay K
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place for fresh fish at a no frills price. It is just a fish shack with picnic tables, but the fish is fresh and the meals are great. Most of it is fried but it is not very greasy. There are some non fried choices like shrimp cocktail and chowder. I recommend going early because it gets... More 

Thank Terry T
Bradenton, Florida
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the TECO Manatee viewing area 5 miles north, we stopped at the Fish House to give our North Carolina relatives a taste of Florida cooking. We each tried different menu items from Grouper to shrimp, to scallops to fish. Everyone gave a "thumbs up" because one should talk with a mouth full of good food. The only disappointing... More 

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?