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323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-7301
Today
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best italian ice in town

Family run for generations with the best assortment of italian ice and gelato flavors. Open only in the summer is its only downfall.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
littlewarlock
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Middletown, Connecticut
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Middletown, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Family run for generations with the best assortment of italian ice and gelato flavors. Open only in the summer is its only downfall.

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 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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93 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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175 reviews 175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Virginia
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 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
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: (860) 346-7301

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?