Feast on sophisticated seafood at Pompano Beach's McCoy’s Oceanfront

The goods: McCoy’s Oceanfront is a stylish fish tavern on Pompano Beach’s Ocean Boulevard.

Ambience: Located in the Pompano Beach Marriott, McCoy’s has a spacious patio, wooden floors, sand-colored banquettes and copper fish art.

The grub:  Modern American seafood at upscale prices: Starters $10-$16 and mains  $15-$29.

Shrimp cocktail, crispy calamari and lump crab cakes precede pompano, grouper, New England scallops and house-made gnocchi with rock shrimp, saffron and white wine.

Pair entrées with pesto butter, carrot hummus or eggplant relish and end on a sweet note with Key lime pie or house-made sorbet.

Verdict: Nautical comfort food with a sophisticated vibe in Pompano Beach.