Sammy Carlo’s Catering Honored by Walsh and Boston Main Streets

Aug 12, 2019 262

BY: John Lynds

Where the Salesians Boys & Girls Club parking lot is today on Bennington Street once stood Sammy Carlo’s corner store. It was there, in the 1950s that a family business started that would, after seven decades and two locations, become a staple of many diets in East Boston.

Now, one block away from its original location, Sammy Carlo’s Catering has become one of those go-to places for good-old-fashioned Italian comfort food. Over the summer Sammy Scire’s son, Stevie Scire, has done a painstaking historical restoration of the sub shop’s facade–replacing the old wood shingles with clapboards, new windows and new signage.

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