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Liquor-license purchaser: ‘Looking forward to doing something great in Barrington’

Barrington Restaurant LLC is working with the borough to bring a restaurant and convenience store to the White Horse Pike site now occupied by the empty Bok Bok Fresh restaurant, according to the company’s president.

The company — a subsidiary of Delco Development LLC — is in the very early stages of the plan, Delco president Thomas Juliano said today. A major step was purchasing the liquor license that had been held by The Roadhouse Saloon and Steakhouse until it was seized recently for unpaid taxes.

Juliano said the redevelopment effort would take some time in today’s market. He said there was a major convention coming up in Las Vegas in May, and that his company would be at the convention to pitch the location and opportunity.

“We think it’s a great site,” Juliano said. “We’re looking forward to doing something great in Barrington.”

Until a plan comes together, the company has no immediate plans for the liquor license. There are no plans, for example, to reopen the Roadhouse, he said.

“We bough the license to show the town we’re for real,” Juliano explained. He estimated the purchase price at $35,000.

Based in Willingboro, Delco Development LLC has been around for more than 40 years, according to the company website. It employs 175 people. Among its properties are the Aloft hotel in Mount Laurel, Miller’s Ale House restaurant in Mount Laurel, Willingboro Town Center, Jackson Center, Springfield Center and Parkway Plaza office suites in Burlington County.

Among its “In the Pipeline” projects are two Wawa convenience stores and a Starbucks.

7 comments on “Liquor-license purchaser: ‘Looking forward to doing something great in Barrington’

  1. Ernie Wadsworth
    May 3, 2012

    I didn’t like bok bok fresh. I ate there with Auntie and Uncks a few years ago, and they gave me packs of Kraft mayonaise when I asked for mayo. I placed the packets back on the counter and said “may I have some Mayonnaise?” the employee replied “sir, that IS mayonaise”.

    I ate my sandwich dry, and never went back.

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