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Aug 26, 2008 06:36 PM

LaRocca's Italian Ices in Toms River Just Opened this week

We went for dinner at Capone's On Washington Street in Toms River which was excellent.....then right next store is Larocca's Italian Ices which just opened this week & I'm Glad we did .....WOW!! Delicious Ices of all flavors & Spumoni too all home made.......
I tried the Chocolate & Cherry, this brought me back to the Old Neighborhood for sure as a kid in Brooklyn...

Give it try you Wont be disappointed!!!!!!


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  1. Tapas52 - I've noticed that they have opened as well. While I wish them the best and welcome them to the downtown, I am concerned with the choice of business due to the seasonality of the product, its limited specialty and the reduced after hours foot traffic. Also, why wait until the end of summer to open an Italian ice store? Either way, I intend to give them a try and hope others do as well.

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    1. re: bgut1

      Please keep us posted on your experiences....

      I would imagine maybe licences for a location like this could have caused the late summer delay? Maybe also they will offer more then Ices too for the winter months.

      1. re: Tapas52

        Is it has good as Ices Queen on Utica Ave?

    2. Is this the LaRocca's of MidLand Avenue in Staten Island? If it is it's definitley a treat.

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      1. re: angelo04

        YES is the same family run business.

        1. re: Tapas52

          They've been closed this week. I wonder what's up.

          1. re: bgut1

            I noticed that also Saturday night going for dinner near by. Hmmmmmmm?

            1. re: Tapas52

              There's a "For Lease" Sign in the window. It's a shame they didn't last very long.

              1. re: bgut1

                bgut1 yes I saw that the other night when I went for dinner at Jimmy C's.......I had Ices there on their opening day in August.....maybe the rent is to high to last the winter thru?....its a shame I love that area at night.

                1. re: Tapas52

                  To update my earlier post, there is now a small sign in the window announcing that Uncle Louie's Italian Ices is coming soon. I wish them the best of luck.