We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Down the Hatch

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
49 Cunningham Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-5905
+1 386-761-4831
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 27: English reviews
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard its closed due to Hurricane Matthew Hope it reopens Soon! Love the Smoked fish dip for crackers - app Meals are very Good

Helpful?
Thank tejas1011
Fairview
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Used to be great atmosphere. Now closed due to the Hurricane damage. Not sure when it will reopen. Location is great. Hope it is open next year for Bike Week. It is a favorite stop for bikers.

Helpful?
Thank Joe M
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
Level Contributor
55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go. To our surprise it was closed tonight. I believe the hurricane in October did damage to it. So call before you venture over to it to see if they are open. Hope they are in October

Helpful?
Thank abby217
Ormond Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
169 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This a nice bar restaurant with indoor or outdoor seating. We like the outdoor table over looking the river and the boats. Food is ok, with mostly fish. Tends to be fried but that is ok. Try it on a evening when there is music.

Helpful?
Thank chagresjim
Orlando
Level Contributor
365 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We enjoyed our dinner at Down the Hatch. The decor is interesting - it's very loud. Our server was sweet but a bit off and somewhat kooky. Loved the fresh oysters - well priced. Not a lot of vegetarian options for my hubby - his veggie pasta was pretty mundane - could have been a lean cuisine. I did like... More 

Helpful?
Thank RandiFayeC
Tennessee
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This used to be a terrific restaurant, but in the past couple of years has changed drastically. They changed their menu choices and INCREASED THE PRICES without increasing the amount of food you receive. The last two times we dined there, our food was overcooked and dry. The service used to be friendly and accurate, but no more. We will... More 

Helpful?
Thank docsgirl
Alliance, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Love this place, sitting out on the water, very good waiters, and excellent Smoked Fish Dip & Conch Fritters! Usually fisherman docked & cleaning their catch of the day. Visited with Friends in January & went back in March with another group of Friends who were down for Bike Week! Definetly will go back!

Helpful?
Thank FSchrader
Jacksonville, Florida
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We ate here before going on our catamaran cruise. Food was good. Got to see numerous boats coming and going.

Helpful?
Thank ifamily2
Georgetown, Kentucky
Level Contributor
99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, beautiful views, great service, fun atmosphere. The salads were freshly made, entrees were steaming hot, drinks were ice cold. Will be back!

Helpful?
Thank 83bridgetw
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Had a wonderful dinner. Party of four, two had fish two meats. All were pleased. Lovely view of the intercostal. Dolphins just outside playing and eating. Good food and service. Highly recommend.

Helpful?
Thank MBKR1

Travellers who viewed Down the Hatch also viewed

 

Been to Down the Hatch? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Cunningham Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Smyrna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-761-4831

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Down the Hatch staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?