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Down the Hatch Seafood Restaurant

4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
+1 386-761-4831
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“trigger fish” (56 reviews)
“seafood” (90 reviews)
“fries” (62 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to eat with my boss and he chose this place. Had the snapper and it was amazing. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 2nd visit. The first was before the storm. It was great the first time. Our waiter this time was awful, but the management made up for it. The food was great after we got it, but it took out waiter 30 min...More

Thank lovesthesun73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked in this place at 11:30 am on Thursday morning, which is the exact time they open, and I was greeted and served just like they had been open all day. The smoked fish dip is amazing, the bar has great prices on alcohol...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited at the recommendation of local family members who we were meeting for lunch. We arrived just as the restaurant opened for the day and had a prime location, a round table with lots of window views. Hush puppies- to die for! Peel &...More

Thank Bonnie29609
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many choices to pick from on the menu when it comes to seafood but we both chose the fish of the day (triggerfish) which came by recommendation from a lady who also recommended the restaurant to us. It was tender and flaky...More

Thank Rich O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were sitting at the bar and watching the NCAA games while having a couple of drinks and getting dinner. I ordered something that did not list peanuts (I have a nut allergy) in the sauce on the menu and assumed I...More

Thank JackMc1120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal and drinks. Our service was very slow. Manager had to take our order. Waited a half hour for food. Manager sent complimentary drinks and dessert for our slow service. I would definitely go back but during the day. Restaurant is on the water,...More

Thank SoUNo55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my all time favorite place to eat. The Shrimp are huge and the scallops melt in your mouth. Yes I waited 45 minutes but on a deck with a drink watching the boats go by. Hey I am having a great time. Come...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the blackened shrimp scallop pasta . Fantastic food, well prepared, large portions, couldn't be better. Bar drinks exceptional. Excellent friendly service. Relaxed comfortable casual atmosphere. You won't be sorry. You'll be glad.

Thank lpbranch
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went by boat place is nice inside friendly servers food was good and live entertainment out on deck would def go back

Thank Stacey S
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19 September 2017|
Response from Cheryl Z | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't answer that. You could call the restaurant to ask.
Bonnie K
17 July 2017|
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Response from LJosonwisco | Property representative |
WE have live music in the inside bar area on the weekends , see website for more information. We have Happy hour Monday thru Friday . Check our website
Robert E
14 August 2016|
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Response from VickyandDanny | Reviewed this property |
They have a web site, where I'm sure their menus are posted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7219
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ponce Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 386-761-4831
  • E-mail
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