Our Top 6 Places to Eat in Ruskin/Apollo Beach

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Selena is a resident of the Ruskin/Apollo Beach area. One of her favorite things to do is EAT! Want to make Selena a happy girl? Feed her! What she loves most about eating local is supporting local. Spend the day in Southshore and you will leave with your belly full and with new friends. Selena says they love to ‘Chit Chat’ down there!


Seafood/American: Sunset Grill at Little Harbor

602 Bahia Del Sol Dr. Ruskin, FL 33570


Located next to The Harborside Suites at Little Harbor, Sunset Grill at Little Harbor is the perfect place to hang out for any occasion. Sunset Grill offers a laid-back island style atmosphere with a great view of the bay. You can watch the dolphins, beachgoers, and AMAZING Sunsets! If Toni and Selena ever go missing – you will probably find them here with an island cocktail in hand. 

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Home Cookin’-Made from Scratch: Beanie’s Bar & Sports Grill

2002 US-41 Ruskin, FL 33570


Located off Highway 41, you will find the best little sports bar with a great home-town atmosphere. Selena and her family love this place! The service is great and the food is awesome. Good food, good drinks, and Beanie’s won’t ‘break-the-bank’. Make sure to stop here if you are traveling south on US-41 and don’t forget to order the wings!

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Cuban: Ybor Grille

339 19th Ave NE Ruskin, FL 33570


Looking for great Cuban food but don’t feel like driving to Ybor? Then Ybor Grille in Ruskin is the place for you! First thing you notice when you walk is the gorgeous flooring. This is the place to stop and have a Cuban sandwich or some Picadillo and a Mojito! You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3pm – 6pm!

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Fried Seafood: Julie’s Fish House

1902 W. Shell Point Rd Ruskin, FL 33570


Take out style shack with picnic tables for outdoor seating. Julie’s Fish House is off the beaten path. If your GPS can’t find it, your nose will! If you are looking for fresh and tasty deep fried seafood, head down to The Fish House. The Fish House is only open Thursday thru Saturday from 11am – 8pm. Get there early! This place fills up fast!

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Modern Seafood/American: Circles Waterfront Restaurant

1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. Apollo Beach, FL 33572


Circles Waterfront Restaurant is located in Apollo Beach. The seafood here is fresh and NEVER frozen! You can enjoy your meal inside the fine dining area or on the patio OR at the Tiki Bar. Not a bad seat in the house. The atmosphere is spectacular with the view of the Marina. Excellent all around. Food –  Service – Ambiance -Worth the trip!

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Irish Tavern: Salty Shamrock

6186 N US HWY 41 Apollo Beach, FL 33572


An authentic Irish Tavern geared toward fisherman. This is Selena’s favorite place to unwind. Come here and enjoy a delicious Irish meal and order a tasty beverage. Sit back and relax while the band plays. Like Karaoke? Thursday night is when you need to be here to enjoy the best voices in town. Watch out for Selena’s husband, Duane, he can sing a mean Bon Jovi. See you there!

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About Toni Hedstrom

I am one half of Hedstrom & Stamm Home Solutions, a dynamic real estate team with emphasis on home marketing utilizing our exclusive Home Ready Program.