Pompano Beach is a U.S. city in the state of Florida. Located in northeast Broward County, the city sits on the Atlantic Ocean 11 miles north of Fort Lauderdale’s city center. The city features over 3 miles of beachfront. This tourist destination also serves as a bedroom community for nearby Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami.
The Pompano Beach economy centers on tourism, healthcare, local government, retail, and food services. It is also based on its commuter status for nearby communities. Major employers with office space or other facilities in Pompano Beach include Aetna Rx Home Delivery, LLC, City of Pompano Beach, Waste Management, John Knox Village, Stimpson Manufacturing, Superior Shade & Blinds Co., Essex Plastic Bags Inc., and Federal Express.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Pompano Beach. Main activities center on the beach, but there is also the Hard Rock Seminole Casino located within 20 minutes of the city. This 3-acre Native- American casino offers over a 100 table games and 2,500 slots, including Blackjack, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, and linked-progressive slots. Dining options in Pompano Beach include Calypso Raw Bar and Restaurant, J. Mark’s Restaurant, Flannigan’s Seafood Bar & Grill, Houston’s, Cielito Lindo, and the Café Maxx. Cypress Nook Restaurant is a German American restaurant in the heart of the area that is very popular with visitors and locals alike.
The nearest major airport to Pompano Beach is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Fort Lauderdale, the airport is 16 miles from the city center. Other major airports in the area include Palm Beach International Airport, which is 36 miles from Pompano Beach, and Miami International Airport located 37 miles from Pompano Beach. Interstate 95 runs straight through the center of this area providing access to the north and south of the area.