Down the Hatch, Candlewood Lake, CT

Dock & Dine: Down the Hatch, Candlewood Lake, CT

After a morning of fishing or a day of watersports activities, many Candlewood boaters head for Down the Hatch, the lake’s only dock-and-dine restaurant.

Located on Echo Bay in Brookfield, the casual restaurant opens for lunch at 11:30 a.m., and features plenty of guest slips. That said, be prepared to wait for a space to open up on busy summer weekends.

The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor patio seating, and serves a wide range of menu items, ranging from burgers, sandwiches and wraps to more elaborate entrees, including steak and seafood dishes. It’s the perfect place to wrap up a great day on the water!

(203) 775-6635;

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