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Vecchittos Italian Ice

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323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
+1 860-346-7301
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place near Rt 9 has been around since I was a little girl back in the 50's....it has the best gelato and lemon ices around....family operated, very friendly staff and a refreshing treat during these hot days....treat yourself!!!!

Thank Joanne H
Middletown, Connecticut
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, it isn't really summer until you've stopped in and had a Vecchitto's Italian ice! My all time favorite is still the original lemon. Occasionally you even find a lemon seed... You know it's the real deal! The kids usually opt for the sweeter flavors, like watermelon or almond. They are yummy, but nothing can top lemon on... More 

Thank Mithryl27
Middletown, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Can't beat Vecchitto's Italian Ice anywhere! This hole in the wall shop with an old Italian recipe has been around for many, many generations, run by the family, to the delight of customers all over the area. Opens for the warm weather adding new flavors to try like mango, pineapple, coconut, etc. I love them all especially the old stand... More 

Thank sandy0714
Middletown, Connecticut
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

I have been enjoying Vecchitto's Italian ice since I was a teenager, many years ago. It isn't summer without it. It's the best I've ever had, and I have tried a lot. My favorite is lemon, which is still made from fresh lemons....tart and delicious. The kids like the other fruit flavors, but why mess with perfection?

Thank Mithryl27
Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

A must see place for visitors to Middletown. Stand out front and watch as the smiles come down the steps.Go inside and find out why.

Thank Frank H
Middletown, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I visited Vechito's for over 60 years. It's the best Italian ice you will ever taste. It's different, very fine. My favorite was a "heat wave"; which was a scoop of vanilla ice cream with a scoop of your favorite Italian ice on top. I don't know if this generation of Vechittos still make it; You can ask.

Thank byrdman01
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

When Vecchitto's Italian Ice Truck makes it rounds to the shoreline communities, it is a super-treat. While I love their root-beer flavored ice and their chocolate flavored ice, any of their excellent flavors will serve the purpose (Lemon, almond, watermelon....). The texture is just right and considering the portiosn, the price is perfect: $ 2.00 for a small and $... More 

Thank Helene_USA
Portland Ct
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

The best Italian ice around. It hasn't changed since I was a little girl. They have a lot more flavors now, but it would make is dad proud. That it is the same as when they drove the truck through the north end of Middletown twenty years ago!

Thank Pam W
Middletown, Connecticut
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Vechittos is a landmark in Middletown. My kids love it! Delicious. This family-owned business has also been a great support at our school functions.

Thank CTHeather
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

EVER!! Vecchitto's Italian Ice is a family-owned institution in Middletown. The lemon ice is the best ever and the almond, depending on your taste of the day, is a close second. Vecchitto's is worth the trip from far and wide. They sell pints, half gallons and gallons of the ice to go as well, though for the larger quantities, you... More 

Thank KH68

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Seating
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Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Dekoven Dr, Middletown, CT 06457
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 860-346-7301
The Vecchitto family has been serving and manufacturing Italian Ices and frozen desserts from this location on 323 deKoven Dr. in Middletown since 1930.

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