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Down the Hatch Seafood Restaurant

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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our perennial favs, only to drive down and find it closed due to hurricane damage. No sign saying when it will re-open and word on the street is that the owners million dollar lawsuit with the city won't help matters much. Stay tuned... #silversagemag

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DeLand, Florida
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the boat traffic on the inlet. The daily special, grilled Grouper, was very tasty (I had it blackened) and fresh. My wife had fresh shrimp sauteed with garlic which was very good also. The service was prompt, and the live music was enjoyable. A great casual fun place reasonably priced.

Thank Gene W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent river and sunset view. good selection. Food is excellent. Service is also excellent. desert menu very good.

Thank John M
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food + very attentive server = one happy customer. It was also cool to sit outside and watch the boats go by.

Thank Nikki K
Brooksville, Florida
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202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Sunday day lunch here, sat inside because it looked like rain was approaching. The decor is nautical with the water visible from all the tables inside. We had a very sweet server, but he wasn't super attentive. Never asked if we wanted drink refills and a little slow delivering and picking up the check. Several people did stop... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is right on the water with boats around, an amazing sunset great drinks and the food was wonderful. 4 people ate and we all enjoyed our food, nice portions great atmosphere I have no complaints. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for families for couples. It was my one-year wedding anniversary dinner they even came in sang a... More 

Thank ing32581
Winter Springs, Florida
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the sunset view and was not disappointed. The food was delicious as well. Everyone raved on the fish dip but I was a little disappointed as I didn't think it had much flavor. However, the conch fritters were full of flavor, moist and hot out of the fryer. We had the trigger fish Caesar salad and the... More 

Thank deidrepic
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Revisited 'Down the Hatch' seafood restaurant after what must be 20 some years! Found it to be as good as ever! The fish & chips with waffle fries was excellent, as was the house salad with Blue Cheese dressing. Service was fast and friendly, and the view on the water through the oversize picture windows was fabulous. I won't wait... More 

Thank Timothy L
Kansas City, Missouri
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Casual dining at it's best. The shrimp and scallops were perfectly cooked. Their house salad with apples and dried cranberry is refreshing and tasteful. We had excellent service. We will definitely go back to this restaurant

Thank rocklady55
St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at first disappointed as we came for the pick your own Main Lobster...But there tank had broke and and no Main Lobster but tried the Tails and they were great...frien dly Staff...nice atmosphere... Jackie the manager was very nice... they also had outdoor seating with music was very nice. Woulld return. Ponce inlet very quaint no big hotels... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?