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“$.69 an ounce, is it ice cream or Maui Wowee ?”

Valpo Velvet Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 9 Dessert in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence
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Bourbonnais, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“$.69 an ounce, is it ice cream or Maui Wowee ?”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Looks fun and inviting but bring a wad of cash if there's more than just 1 person. Approximately $2.50 for a single scoop cone that didn't taste any better than a mid priced store brand, save your money and go to DQ, even with their price increases, Valpo Velvet makes them a bargain.

  • Visited July 2013
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nw indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Outstanding ice cream and lunches!”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

We eat lunch at Valpo Velvet once or twice a week. Very large selection of sandwiches, the soups are amazing (especially Mrs. B's clam chowder, tomato basil, and cheeseburger) and their daily specials are excellent! We LOVE their sloppy joes every Saturday, and the Wednesday specials are usually a great meatloaf or pot roast served as an open faced sandwich with gravy and mashed potatoes. Check their FaceBook page for other daily specials.

Similarly their ice creams are outstanding! Very creamy and flavorful--their coconut almond fudge is my new favorite, but no one has topped their butter pecan.

Their staff is very friendly and responsive, and the owner couple regularly greet the customers and respond to questions and suggestions.

My only complaint is they are no longer open year round so we're only able to eat there from April through late Fall/early winter.

We highly recommend Valpo Velvet!

  • Visited June 2013
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Munster, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

On a warm spring night we took a walk and enjoyed dessert at Valpo Velvet after having dinner on Lincolnway. The place is cheerful and the ice cream is excellent. We loved that we could have a shake made with any ice cream and ingredients we chose (I had strawberry ice cream with blueberries. Yum!). We enjoyed our ice cream on the clean patio. We'll be back!

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank meev2
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“We came. We ate. We believe.”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

We read the reviews and figured we'd give it a try. OMG! The ice cream really is incredible. The chairs are hand painted to reflect the various flavors. Could the place be more charming? Nope. Did I mention that the ice cream is amazing? To say it's creamy doesn't do it justice. We might go back again before the day is over.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank cwgreene
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Angola, Indiana
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“best flavors!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

you must try the black licorice ice cream! Suprise! Delicious! I'm sure all their flavors are, but, when I'm in town, that's what I go for.

Visited April 2013
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