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Brookfield's Down The Hatch Ranks Among DVlicious Finalists

Down the Hatch offers views of Candlewood Lake from it outdoor deck.
Down the Hatch offers views of Candlewood Lake from it outdoor deck. Photo Credit: Yelp
Boaters can pull right up to Down the Hatch on the shores of Candlewood Lake in Brookfield.
Boaters can pull right up to Down the Hatch on the shores of Candlewood Lake in Brookfield. Photo Credit: Yelp
The view from Candlewood Lake of Down the Hatch, a popular summer party spot.
The view from Candlewood Lake of Down the Hatch, a popular summer party spot. Photo Credit: Yelp

BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- It’s hard to resist the summertime combo of sipping and noshing outdoors, especially when it's served with a scenic waterfront view.

Poll
What Restaurant Offers The Best Waterfront Dining In Fairfield County?
Final Results Voting Closed

What Restaurant Offers The Best Waterfront Dining In Fairfield County?

  • Captain’s Cove, Bridgeport
    13%
  • Crab Shell, Stamford
    6%
  • bartaco, Westport
    33%
  • Down the Hatch, Brookfield
    5%
  • L'escale, Greenwich
    15%
  • Sunset Grille, Norwalk
    27%

You gave us six of your top Fairfield County picks for our DVlicious "Best Waterfront Dining" contest, each of which has been highlighted this week. Read below for a brief profile, then vote.

Voting continues until 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. Winners will receive a framed certificate along with the honor of having the most coveted alfresco table.

Down the Hatch, Brookfield

Why It's Waterfront Worthy: Boaters can pull right up to the dock where they can enjoy a cold brewski or peach Bellini with their clam strips, burgers and french fries and gaze at the water. The bar scene is hopping and the service is friendly.

Enjoy The View: 292 Candlewood Lake Rd., Brookfield, (203) 775-6635, www.downthehatchrestaurant.com/.

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