Vincents' Italian Restaurant in Huntington Village Shopping Center, Shelton, CT
- javaandjazz Nov 19, 2010 05:56 AM
Does anyone know anything about this place? A friend just told me about it. My parents like local italian joints and was wondering how the food is.
Not to belittle any restaurant - and with no 1st hand knowledge - but anything in the Huntington section of Shelton should be suspect. The area is fairly pretentious & having eaten at a few joints there [maybe it was Vincents - if it was in the back of the strip mall where the IGA is] - nothing to write home about, but priced a little above its station.
Drive 10 minutes east into the Valley - lots of good, inexpensive [and expensive] Italian joints there. Just be careful - there are Albanian owned "Italian" restaurants, sort of like having Southern Fried Chicken made by someone from Ohio - nearby, but not the same culture.
Shelton may be the valley, BUT it is Fairfiled County (unlike Derby, Ansonia, Beacon Falls and Naugatuck) and is priced accordingly.
I believe you may be confusing Vincents with the Italian restaurant in the White Hills shopping Center with the Adams IGA. White Hills may be more pretentious than Huntington <VBG>
Vincents is ok, but not great
It's been about 10 years since I've been to Vincent's (Vinny's in the local vernacular). As I recall, they were standard, suburban, red sauce Italian, no more no less. Nothing I would go out of my way for.
I actually went to Vinny's for their pizza, as it was convenient to my house, and pretty decent.