Harry’s Pizzeria® is Fired Up in Coconut Grove!

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Thursday, May 14 at 10:35 a.m.( aka “Before”):  Weekly 10 a.m. on-site meetings  begin to monitor and document construction progress.

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Making way for the wood oven.

It’s the hip, casual joint for people who love pizza, but who also crave and gather around innovative, genuine cooking.  Pies fly around the dining room with fresh, chef-curated toppings and a tender, wood-oven baked crust with integrity.  At the table, the experience is complete with warm service and a wholesome menu to make a meal, including snacks, colorful salads, daily wood-oven roasted entrée specials and dessert. From the sidewalk to the dining room, the restaurant buzzes with friends and family hanging out over craft beer, a creative wine list and great music. Today, you have one more Harry’s Pizzeria to call home… now in COCONUT GROVE!

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Our first #coconutgrove selfie, 33 weeks ago according to Instagram. Director of restaurant ops Charles Bell and Harry’s GM Michael Kump outside the BID office.

With much anticipation on the heels of the Design District original’s fourth anniversary, Chef’s first new location of his neighborhood American pizzeria is now open for business at 2996 McFarlane Road on the vibrant intersection of Main Highway and Grand Avenue at the city center.

Hours of operation are Monday through Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday through Saturday until 2 a.m. and Sunday until 10 p.m. – no reservations, walk-ins and takeout welcome.  Chef de cuisine Daniel Ramirez has the kitchen humming and ready to put out the delicious favorites Harry’s fans have come to know and love. The restaurant’s core menu including Snacks, Salads, Daily Entrées, Wood Oven Pizza, and Dessert, along with great local brands including Panther Coffee (hey, neighbor!) and JoJo Tea, are along for the ride.  A daily pie and soup special, wine, beer and housemade sodas will vary by location.  Wynwood Brewing Co’s Stiglitz Imperial Marzen Oktoberfest-style beer is currently on tap.

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The work above us finished yesterday… Can’t wait to see how our storefront looks with our tables set up outside today!

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There’s plenty to see and do down here… Your reason doesn’t just have to be Harry’s (but come visit us too!)

We can’t be more stoked to have our first restaurant in Miami’s oldest bay front village.   We have so much to learn and discover about Coconut Grove and its Bohemia on the Bay.  Here are some historical fun facts (courtesy our friends at the Business Improvement District!):

When it was established in 1873, Coconut Grove was Cocoanut Grove, according to its first Post Office!

Peacock Park was named after an Inn by that name, which opened in 1882 as “The Bay View House”, a neighborhood gathering spot and hotel.

Ralph Munroe and Kirk Munroe (no relation) founded the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club in 1887, Miami-Dade County’s most enduring institution.

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Pan American Airways establishes a seaplane base at Dinner Key in 1929, the old Naval Air Station.

The beginnings of my and Ms. Ella Schwartz’s alma mater, Ransom-Everglades School, the Pine Knot Camp school for boys, was founded by Paul Ransom in 1896.

In 1954, The City of Miami established City Hall in the old Pan American terminal on Dinner Key.

The state of Florida purchased Ralph Munroe’s magnificent Barnacle property in 1973 and soon after opened it as a state park.

South Bayshore Drive was filled with vessels lifted out of Biscayne Bay in the wake of 1992’s Hurricane Andrew.

Harry’s Pizzeria Coconut Grove was built to serve its new surroundings in a few key ways. With a 31 square foot hearth, the wood oven is optimized for high volume production and will have three pizza cooks working the station at peak hours. Seating 46 inside at tables and banquettes, 8 at the counter, and 16 outside with water bowls for furry friends, the space is designed to function efficiently for both dine-in and take out orders. Two flat panel TVs will be tuned for game day as the Wood Oven Roasted Wings with agrodolce and rosemary crema fly around the dining room. Harry’s offers street parking, a $5 lot behind the restaurant, not ­to mention its central location – the perfect stroll or bike ride for locals to the neighborhood. Look for the Harry’s Pizza Box column in the fall issue of The Grovite newspaper, with a word from Chef on a seasonal recipe, events and offers, and cartoon courtesy Mr. Kump!

To follow the restaurant on social media, please use the hashtags #HPCoconutGrove (and #HPDesignDistrict for our original location) to sort daily specials and news from the @harryspizzeria handle on Instagram and Twitter. Harry’s Pizzeria’s Facebook remains the same, just adds a location tab.  Michael takes over Coconut Grove’s @coconutgrovemiami account this Friday through Sunday to celebrate the opening and share a little more about our home with the community…  Joining the pizza party is as easy as ever.   The more the merrier!  For our complete  behind the scenes photo album from construction until now, click here.

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