After greater than six a long time on the Ports O’ Name Village on the Port of Los Angeles, the beloved San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant shall be closing that area subsequent month as its homeowners plan to increase close by.
The fish market — one of many highest-grossing within the area, recognized for its seafood platters — introduced this week on Fb that its San Pedro location will shutter when its lease ends March 3.
The anticipated transfer will make means for a brand new waterfront growth beneath development, generally known as West Harbor, which is able to exchange Ports O’ Name Village. Nonetheless, the homeowners of the family-run seafood market have plans to increase close by with an excellent bigger area, whereas working a “pop-up” market at West Harbor.
The timeline for the pop-up or new location was not instantly clear, and representatives from the restaurant didn’t reply Friday to a request for remark. The West Harbor retail, restaurant and attraction area is ready to open in 2024.
“San Pedro Fish Market is formally transferring into the following part of growth and is worked up to very quickly have plans to share for our ‘pop up’ location throughout the West Harbor challenge which can have loads of seating and all the nice seafood we’re recognized for,” the Fb put up stated. The pop-up shall be a “brief stroll north” from the restaurant’s present spot.
Mike Ungaro, the market’s chief government and a part of the third technology working the household enterprise, informed The Instances in 2021 that his household needs to supersize the following restaurant and create one of many largest eating institutions within the U.S., with seating for greater than 5,000 folks. The corporate is hoping to construct the seafood haven on property a few mile and a half north from its present location at Berth 93.
“We intend to take care of a house in San Pedro and are inspired and grateful to be working straight with West Harbor on a plan for us to rapidly resume operations in a short lived location,” the put up stated. “This may permit our household and workers to proceed to serve our loyal prospects whereas we discover a longer-term alternative on the San Pedro waterfront.”