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Steve Tsatas, founder and owner of Madisons New York Grill & Bar in Boca Raton, officially embarked on a new project today (11/8) when he broke ground on Harbor NYC, a 500-seat, indoor/outdoor restaurant on 2.2 waterfront acres on Atlantic Boulevard and the Intracoastal Waterway in Pompano Beach.
The restaurant will serve as the anchor of Harbor Promenade, a mixed-use project Tsatas is developing that will include dining, entertainment and retail space. Harbor NYC is expected to open in the fall of 2018, while the entire project, including a seafood restaurant and a 7,500-square-foot retail building, will open a year later, in the fall of 2019.
“Where we are standing now will soon become a mainstay in Pompano Beach,” Tsatas says. “We see the growth ahead, and we did not want to miss the opportunity to be part of a wonderful city like Pompano Beach.”
The 10,000-square-foot Harbor NYC will have 209 linear feet on the Intracoastal Waterway and will accommodate up to 10 boats. It will include 150 indoor and 350 outdoor seats and have a menu featuring prime beef, chicken, seafood, burgers, salads and more. Guests at the groundbreaking ceremony previewed the menu with “lunch by the bite” consisting of lamb chops, sliders and coconut shrimp.
City officials are enthusiastic about the new project. “This project is one of many projects making Pompano Beach a destination,” says Michael Sobel, a city commissioner. “It’s just another puzzle piece going into a magnificent picture of economic growth and development.”
Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher welcomed the crowd and issued a proclamation declaring Nov. 8, 2017 “Harbor NYC Groundbreaking Day.”
“We’re so excited to have this groundbreaking today,” Fisher says. “We believe Harbor Promenade will be an integral part of growth in Pompano Beach—another catalyst that completes the puzzle in what this city has been working so hard to happen.” Posted Nov. 8, 2017. Watch for more photos/video on City & Shore Magazine’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/CityAndShoreMagazine/