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All 134 Middletown Restaurants

Vecchitto Italian Ice

323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-7301
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Ranked #2 of 134 Restaurants in Middletown
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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English first
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Authentic Italian ice joint. Almond and Lemon are the go-to choices. Old fashioned stand. Great treat. Only gripe is they are stingy with the napkins - you have to beg for an additional one.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Hands down this is the best place for Italian Ice. It is a little hole in the wall place off the beaten path.. I have been to many Italian bakeries on the Avenue for Italian ice and they don't hold a candle to Vecchitto's. They offer about 10+ flavors (I had the lemon), they serve it in an old fashioned... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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99 reviews 99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A MUST on a summer day to grab an authentic italian ice offered in about 10 flavors. My fav is Almond! Served in a basic paper cup inside old shool shop (hasnt been updated inside in probably 50 years). Doesn't get more authentic that this! Sometimes few gelato seletions too like last night there was pistachio and almond. Yum! I... More 

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United States
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176 reviews 176 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We happened to drive buy and see this place, I did a little checking and we came back the next day. We tried the lemon and the watermelon. We both liked the lemon better. Fun stop on a hot day!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is the best treat on a hot summer day. Their Lemon Ice is incredible, but I have heard that the Grape and Lemon/Lime are also amazing. We moved away from CT and I really missed Vecchitto's on this 4th of July weekend.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I wish they were open every day of the year! Waiting for the family to open for summer business is always exciting. Brings me back to my childhood instantly. Love the authentic paper cone cups and the vintage feeling. The neighborhood is FINE. Middletown's north end is a far safer place than most main streets in New Haven. Don't let... More 

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East Haddam, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

we love this place and miss it so much. there ice is classic and tastes so good its ridiculous. we chose not to go anymore due to the location we prefer not to bring our kids into that neighborhood

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This place has the best Italian Ice you will ever have. I've been to two of the locations and it's the same great product at both. It's just too bad you can't get it year round!!

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a summer staple, it's been in their family for decades, and it's just like you remember from when you were a kid - fluted paper cups, chest freezers, nice people.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This place is truly worthy of the Webster's definition for "Italian Ice". Growing up, I remember my parents taking us there as a family and how excited we would get. As I got older and traveled further from home to try different versions of "Italian Ice", I began to realize how lucky I had been to grow up with Vecchitto's... More 

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Additional Information about Vecchitto Italian Ice

Address: 323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
Phone Number: (860) 346-7301
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Dessert

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