Lagomarcino’s, a Moline Tradition Since 1908

Lagomarcino's in Moline, Illinois

Lagomarcino’s is a sweet blast from the past.

Since 1908, the lucky folks of Moline have been satisfying their sweet teeth at this fourth-generation, family-owned establishment.

A staple if there ever was one.

Angelo Lagomarcino of Moline Illinois
The candy man: Angelo Lagomarcino

Lagomarcino's in Moline, IllinoisUpon entering Lagomarcino’s we were engulfed by nostalgia and the enticing smell of handmade chocolate.

The custom made booths, Tiffany lamps, the terrazzo tile floor and metal ceiling combined to transport us to the Illinois of yore.

Lagomarcino's in Moline, Illinois

We ordered up a cherry coke and a Green River, a lime phosphate famously named after the tradition of dying the Chicago River green every St. Patrick’s Day.

Settling in at the counter of the soda fountain, we had a front row seat to the making of our beverages.

The GypsyNesters enjoy a phosphate at Lagomarcino's in Moline Illinois

The secret, super delicious hot fudge at Lagomarcino's

A sundae at Lagomarcino’s is an interactive affair. The hot fudge, billed as a “homemade bittersweet elixir” is served on the side, to allow the customer to make his or her perfect blend.

After one taste of the magic elixir, we pushed the ice cream aside and went after the heavenly concoction with a spoon.

Diluting it seemed like a sin.

Click here to see our full adventure down The Great River Road

David & Veronica,

What we did in Moline:
The John Deere PavilionButterworth Center &
Deere-Wiman House
Where we ate:
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Where we stayed:
Stoney Creek Inn
For all things Moline:

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