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Down the Hatch Seafood Restaurant

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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
386-761-4831
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 37
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  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
down the Hatch

great view of water way and boat slips, great sunset, wait staff responsive and good. Food was good. we enjoyed fish, chowder salads & beverages

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Silverton, Oregon, United States
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Purcellville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere. Right on the water. Friendly staff. Delicious fish and chips. Also had the bacon wrapped shrimp, which was excellent.

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Silverton, Oregon, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

great view of water way and boat slips, great sunset, wait staff responsive and good. Food was good. we enjoyed fish, chowder salads & beverages

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Lake Mary, Florida
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Love this place and eat here several times a year. It's nice on a sunset evening when the weather is cool, watching the fishing boats coming back in. Service and food have always been above average. Great for families, too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I love the salad & the salmon was off the chain, the service & waitress was perfect, we had a great view of the sunset over the Halifax I look forward to going back!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I always stop here when in Daytona beach area they usually have a band during race week and they generally have a good crowd. The food is just ok and a little bit pricey. There's a great view and you can sit by the water and watch the boats come up and down the inlet. So many other things to... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Enjoyed this old time favorite and it remains a great spot. The waiter suggested rock shrimp which tasted just like little lobster tails, yummy! The view of the intracoastal is spectacular as you dine.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Went here for dinner with family during rain downpour. Once we navigated the flooded parking lot and got inside we were met with casual ambience of an old fish market. Not your fancy restaurant fir sure but nice. The fish and chips were done right and my wife's clam strips were crispy and not greasy. Even the non-seafood entrees the... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I use to refer people to this restaurant. I grew up in Florida and this use to be one of my favorite places to eat. I visited the restaurant on August 4th 2015 and found that the food was very expensive for the quality and amount of food served. $14.00 for a fish sandwich that came with chips during a... More 

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Niles, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very good seafood restaurant on the inlet, with great views and weekend live music. Dine inside or outside on the deck. Good drinks. Prices are a bit high though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nice atmosphere and good service but prices were about 25 to 30 % higher then on tripadvisor. Food was average at best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ponce Inlet
  • Phone Number: 386-761-4831

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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