It's almost time to indulge in a granita from Benny's Dariette in Rockford, they're reopening for the 2023 season!

If you've never been to Benny's Dariette over on Montague in Rockford, you truly don't know what you're missing out on.

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Home of the Original Granita & Lemon Ice Cream

"Benny's Dariette is a walk-up eatery serving hot foods like burgers, hot dogs, French fries and sandwiches, along with ice cream milkshakes, granita and more." [GoRockford]

On Facebook, the owner of Benny's Dariette announced they're opening their doors to the public on Friday, February 24th!

Ahhh!  Without revealing the full menu just yet, Benny's says they're bringing back some previously discontinued items and adding some new items to the menu.

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What are customers most excited to get their hands on?

In the Facebook comments, locals shared what they've been patiently waiting on getting when Benny's opens back up.

Mona is ready for a caramel apple granita... boy does that sound delicious!

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Not sure where Tiffany currently lives, but she's definitely making a trip back to Rockford to get a twinkle cup.  Yummmmm - it's that good!

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Brent has the right idea, a pork tenderloin dinner with a large pineapple lemon granita to wrap up the meal.  Sounds like a very filling combination!

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Now I need to know, what are you excited to order at Benny's this Friday?

I realllllly want an Unusual, I haven't had one in such a long time.  Need my fix asap.

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