Thursday, May 3, 2012
The new Carroll's opened to the public Thursday afternoon.
The new Carroll's restaurant at 21 Main Street opened at 4 p.m. Thursday. The restaurant will be open afternoons and evenings for its first few weeks, then open up for lunch once things settle in, co-owner Tom Carroll said Thursday. Carroll and his brother, Maury have been working to get the restaurant open since October, when they took over the former location of Il Faro and the storefront next to it and began remodeling work. It features a 140-seat dining room and 40-seat bar with views of the Mystic River. "There's a lot of people we are going to want to thank," Tom Carroll said, "but we just want to get up and going and through a weekend first." The original Carroll's, located at 101 Main St., was opened in the 1930s by the Carrolls' …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
New Medford Square eatery is near the end of the licensing process, co-owner Maury Carroll says.
The new Carroll's restaurant in Medford Square is looking to open its doors to the public next week, co-owner Maury Carroll said Wednesday. The restaurant located at 21 Main St. is near the end of the licensing process, with only an inspection from the board of health remaining, Carroll said. That's expected to be done Thursday. "It's nice, people are excited and we're excited, too," Carroll said. No specific date has been set for opening. "Once we're open, we're open," he said. The Carroll family is opening the restaurant 26 years after the original Carroll's Diner on Main Street closed its doors for good. The new restaurant features 140 seats and a large bar area with 66 inch flat screen TVs and windows overlooking the Mystic River. The …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The new Carroll's that is readying for a spring opening is bringing back old memories.
As the Carroll family continues work to open its new restaurant on Main Street in Medford Square, seeing its logo is bringing back a lot of memories for Medford residents. Do you remember the old Carroll's? Share your memory in the comments section. Got a photo? Upload it directly to this article or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. So far, we've heard lots of feedback from readers. Here's a few comments we've received on articles about Carroll's (Check out the sign in the video to the right. Look familiar? Thanks to Jim Morse for the link): My Dad was friends with Maury Sr. & Jack Carroll. I was a baby and my Dad would take me in there on weekends and the waitress Mary would spoil me! Then fast forward to College years and I worked …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The restaurant aims open by late March or early April.
For the first time in 26 years, a sign for Carroll's restaurant dons a Medford storefront. Crews hung brown awnings Wednesday that read "Carroll's" and signs with gold lettering advertising oysters, ales and a bar and grill at the under-construction new restaurant at 21 Main St. Work is coming along inside, too, co-owner Tom Carroll said Wednesday. Windows have been cut over-looking the Mystic River and remodeling inside is nearly ready for carpets and adornments, he said. The restaurant aims open by late March or early April, Carroll said. Read more: