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Ruskin Family Drive-In

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Address: 5011 U.S. Hwy 41 North, Ruskin, FL
Phone Number: +1 813-645-1455
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A great place to slow down and enjoy quality family time at an affordable price.A trip back in time.

This drive in is very family oriented and friendly to all, but they do regularly inform you that 1950s rules are in place and enforced to keep your evening enjoyable. The food is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This drive in is very family oriented and friendly to all, but they do regularly inform you that 1950s rules are in place and enforced to keep your evening enjoyable. The food is Great and they have much more than popcorn and soda at an affordable price, so there is no need to pack a cooler. The movies are family... More 

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Thank Steve R
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Everybody talks about the "good old days", but nobody ever returns to them. The exception is the Ruskin Family Drive-in. This is a trip back to "happy days" and "Ike" Eisenhower. The price is right, and it is crammed full of families on a weekend night. Before the show, kids play touch football in front of the screen. You feel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Family friendly great pizza,.this was the only drive up I ever saw people with blow up furniture in the back of a pick up.

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Ruskin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Small town feel with a family setting, this drive-in is one of only two in this area and the best by far. Locals appreciate it and kids play while waiting for the show to begin. Small snack bar and pricing will surprise you. The movies are new and current and you get two for the price of one. Come on... More 

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Thank Gerald V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I was a kid bring my children there now. The owner hasn't changed he's always been rude and nasty. Even know he's like that we still like the old feel of the drive Inn. The restroom is nasty most of the time. over all its for the kids to enjoy a movie

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was our first drive in movie ever. It was a great experience we even had our dinner there and it was good. We stayed in the car for the movie and tuned the sound in on our radio because we didn't fancy being eaten alive by mosquito's but all of the young families were sitting on camp chairs enjoying... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went to a movie - primarily because we could bring our own popcorn, turn the volume up as far as we needed to to hear well, and could shut out all other distractions - like people on cell phones!! Lovely evening

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Thank Diane S
Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We arrived about 45 minutes before the start of the movie, and it was very easy to get in and find a spot to park for the movies. And 2 first run movies for just $6 per person is a real deal. Popcorn is very tasty. The pizza looked and smelled delicious, although we had already had dinner. I wish... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Simply the best and most affordable entertainment on the map! Ted, Karen you deserve an award for maintaining a special place for family's to enjoy 2 great digital movies while enjoying the family atmosphere of your drive in! We come to the drive in often to escape from the high dollar activities. Here you will find lots of friendly family's... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just off rte 41 in Ruskin there still exists a DRIVE IN THEATRE. We loved the size, atmosphere and top rated movies. Certainly a blast from the past.

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