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Rita's Italian Ice

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55 W Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA 19083-2234
+1 610-789-8808
12:00 - 22:00
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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Rita's is a typical summertime mainstay. The flavors and combinations/selections are good The parking lot gets crowded on hot summer evenings though

Thank pauljoslinphoto
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119 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great place for water ice or gelato. We always look forward to having especially when weather is very warm. No complaints !

Thank otrs
Caribou, Maine
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We usually hit this Rita's a couple times each month during the summer. Lately I have been enjoying the Juicy Pear Misto. They take a waterice flavor of your choosing and add in a custard, and blend it up. Very refreshing on a hot day. Prices are better than what you'd pay at the Shore, but not cheap. They do... More 

Thank Bob_Adventure_2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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625 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 661 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Having grown up on water ice in Brooklyn and NYC in the 1950s, Rita's pales by comparison. In those days, it was pretty much lemon ice or nothing...but oh what lemon! There is a much greater variety at Rita's and it will do on a hot day. i certainly would not avoid it, but there are, in my opinion, superior... More 

Thank TommyBoy94
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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209 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Have tried Rita's a few times and their soft serve vanilla is the worst. It tastes like creamy sweetened Maalox. I tried it several times in the hopes that they had just made a bad batch. The water ice is okay, nothing special...definitely chain-like. DQ holds the crown for best chain vanilla soft serve.

Thank KG42
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

you can't go wrong with Rita's water ice- many delicious flavors. My personal favorite is the root beer gelati because I love root beer and I love soft serve and together it tastes like a root beer float. It's always refreshing on a hot summer day. So go and enjoy- you won't be disappointed!!

Thank tripdeprived
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Wonderful true fruit flavors, especially wild black cherry and chocolate. Custard is very creamy and makes for great Gelato Take the kids & whole family for dessert or anytime summer refreshment

Thank hy g
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Rita's is located within walking distance from my home so we visit it often. My girls like the fact that they can get milkshakes, water ices, blendinis or sundaes. They are reasonably priced and usually if there is a line, it moves quickly.

Thank Laury L
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Rita's waterice has great waterice and icecream. They always have new waterice flavors and they're always good! Can't wait for it to open up again for the warmer seasons.

Thank Natalie C
Phila, PA U.S.A.
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Rita's is Rita's. wife loves this stuff. I get sugar free and always get a brain freeze by eating it too fast. free water ice on opening day. always fresh and clean at all their locations.

Thank shakeymike

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA 19083-2234
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Havertown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-789-8808

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?