Shopping in Pompano Beach

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With surf, sun, and sand, Pompano Beach seems like a regular Florida beach town. But what makes it stand out from the others is its fantastic shopping opportunities. With shopping malls, antique stores, outlets and more, this is the #1 destination for shop-a-holics. If “shop 'til you drop” is your mantra, you're in luck, as there are virtually hundreds of places to check out in Pompano Beach. The retail scene is quite diverse, which guarantees something for everyone. And when you're done browsing for goods, there are plenty of great restaurants and beach-side attractions to check out, too. If you're ready for a fun day (or many days) in this vibrant beach town, here are some top places to go.

Pompano Citi Centre

Citi Centre in Pompano Beach

Packed with a variety of stores selling all kinds of goods, Pompano Citi Centre satisfies all your needs. Strategically located in the heart of Pompano, the Citi Centre's retail plaza lets you take in the sights of charming downtown Pompano while keeping up with the latest fashion trends. The Pompano Citi Centre contains a number of big box stores and retail chains, including beauty and clothing stores. National department stores are other main tenants here. In between the brand name department stores are smaller boutique stores, where you will find unique trinkets and gifts for your friends and family (or yourself). The mall's outdoor-lifestyle theme features open areas where you can sit and enjoy a meal or cool drink as you shop around.

Pompano Beach Green Market

If you're looking for something a bit less conventional, the Green Market will be right up your alley. This fun marketplace is a health food lover's delight, as it's filled with vendors selling fresh fruit, magnificent flowers, baked goods made from scratch, and a wide selection of produce. As you wander around stocking up on the freshest berries and greens, be sure to stop by the arts and crafts vendors, where you'll find wonderful handmade items that aren't available in other places. Along with the usual assortment of vendors, the Green Market offers seasonal events and special activities like themed celebrations for the holidays and educational workshops. If you're ready to experience something different in Pompano, be sure to head over to 1st Street to catch the Green Market.

Festival Marketplace

Festival Marketplace

Packed with fun events and specialty vendors, the Festival Marketplace offers a fun-filled time for the young and young at heart. This family favorite spot is open seven days a week, and it's located on West Sample Road. A highlight of the Marketplace is an antique fair, which is held on the third Saturday each month. Other attractions at the Festival Marketplace are the artisan marketplace, homemade food, and special events. The artisan marketplace is where you'll find gourmet and specialty food items, as well as kitchen accessories and culinary-themed gifts. Jewelry, stylish clothing, and home goods are other delightful items you can check out at the vendor stalls. In addition to buying crafts from the vendors, you can watch them making crafts during scheduled craft-making sessions. As you walk around the fair, don't forget to sample the delicious breads, desserts, jams, and other artisan goods that the vendors proudly offer. Exciting events like trivia, game days, classes, and craft-oriented workshops ensure that even when you've maxed out on buying goods and accessories, (if that's possible!), you'll still be able to enjoy the Marketplace.

Pompano Marketplace

From taking care of banking to finding the trendiest styles, the Pompano Marketplace has your errands and fashion needs covered. This popular mall is located on Federal Highway at the Midtown Plaza. It has over 20 stores, which offers plenty of variety. Along with its regular operating hours, the mall has special hours for the holidays and Black Friday. Along with browsing the inventory at name-brand retailers, you can get in a good workout or pamper yourself at the mall's fitness centers and beauty salons. With a variety of home goods stores and fashion chains, you'll be able to update your drab wardrobe and get those miscellaneous odds and ends you've been needing for your home, too. With several eateries tucked in between the stores, you'll be able to satisfy your food and drink needs so that you can continue browsing for hours.

Hillsboro Antique Mall and Cafe

The Hillsboro Antique Mall and Cafe is conveniently located near the Festival Marketplace on West Sample Road. That means when you're done exploring the options in one place, you can make your way over to the other. The Antique Mall has been in operation since 1997, and it's proven to be a success ever since. The mall brings together antique dealers and antique enthusiasts near and far. It's the largest antique center in southern Florida, and it naturally offers a wide selection of items. There are over 250 antique dealers at the mall, which more or less guarantees that you will find something special to take home with you. As with any antique mall, the items offered here rotate on a regular basis. This means that you can keep coming back day after day, or week after week, and always find something new! Along with furniture, you'll find clothing, accessories, lighting fixtures, instruments, and many more items at the mall. As you're walking around stop in for a snack or drink at the mall's own cafe, which always has fresh and flavorful offerings.

Miami Blues

Miami Blues in Pompano Beach

If you like to be where the action is, check out Miami Blues! Chic clothing and the hottest accessories are what you'll find at this resort-style shop, which has everything you need to go from a day at the beach to enjoying a fine meal at one of the area's trendiest restaurants. There are some great souvenirs here too, so you can take a piece of Pompano home with you! Miami Blues is situated in the happening beach district. This means that in addition to getting a great new outfit, you'll be able to enjoy scenic views and quality people-watching. The ocean is less then a block away if you want to swim, and you can also stroll over to the adjacent East Atlantic Boulevard, which is dotted with picturesque fountains and is a prime spot for photo opportunities.

Pango Pango Custom Swimwear

If you're looking for that perfect beach attire, look no further than Pango Pango Custom Swimwear. From one-piece racing suits to flowery tankinis and exotic two-piece suits, you're sure to find a suit that matches your personality and lifestyle. Along with suits, you will find beach accessories like towels, hats, cover-ups, and suntan lotion. This custom swim shop is known for its large collection of items, including unique and specialized items that you might not find anywhere else. There are many styles and sizes to choose from, and there are even suits pre-selected for bikini contests! Fortunately, picking up a new suit lends itself nicely to then hitting the beach, and you'll be ready to do just that afterwards.

Restaurants in Pompano

Before, during, or after a long day of shopping, chances are good that you'll want something filling and tasty to eat. Fortunately, there are many great places to choose from. Within just blocks, you'll find everything from fresh seafood to quality desserts and globally-inspired meals. For a chance to catch an amazing sunset while you drink and eat, The Rusty Hook Tavern is a good bet. The seasonally-inspired menu ensures there's always something fresh, colorful, and delicious to try. Seafood, of course, is a prime attraction here, and the drinks menu features craft cocktails. Seafood lovers enjoy the Fish Shack, which is located on NE 17th Ave. The Fish Shack is a long-standing staple on the Pompano scene. Oysters, including raw oysters on the half shell, are a “must-try” specialty here. The restaurant's covered patio means you can dine outside rain or shine, and the full bar invites you to kick back and relax with a glass of wine, a craft beer, or a cocktail. If you're known for your sweet tooth, the Dandee Donut Factory is a must-try. Along with its famous old-fashioned donuts, which range from the conventional plain donut to iced, coconut, and seasonally inspired donuts, the factory serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is located on East Atlantic Boulevard, which is filled with lovely stores and attractions that you can check out after eating your fill of treats.

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