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“Interesting way to mix ices and custard”
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Rita's
Ranked #96 of 149 Restaurants in Dana Point
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Had their signature "gelati" with custard above and below a section of ice. It was a good combo, but the size are so big, there's not way to eat all of it after a meal.
Only two tiny tables directly in front. A couple more community tables near the grocery, but there's only a view of the parking lot, so it doesn't matter.
6-10 ice flavors that you can see, and more available, but not on display. Both soft custard (chocolate & vanilla), plus hand-scooped (think ice-cream). The soft-serve was good. Some of the ices are exotic flavors and the staff recommended a good one for me.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 26, 2016

Not as many flavors as most ice cream stores - but more than most yogurt places. The flavors were intense and the texture is wonderfully smooth. No place to sit inside and outside was very hot and sunny - Shady seating would be nice to complete the experience. The soft serve machine was out of service.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed February 17, 2016

You need to try this place. I didn't know custard was actually really rich ice cream but when it is combined with very flavorful ices it is delicious. Blackberry, Mango....it goes on and on.

Date of visit: January 2016
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Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

I would recommending this place. The gentlemen working that evening were friendly and helped us decide what kind of soft serve ice cream to get. Just one taste and I was taken back into time to visiting Rita's in NJ earlier in life :) ! It was a scene from the movie Ratatouille when the food critic tries the vegetarian dish Ratatouille and goes all the way back in time to childhood. Fun place to get a yummy treat!!!

Date of visit: October 2014
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Reviewed August 27, 2014

Italian Ice topped with frozen custard...Gelati. This is perfect after a day at the beach! We would have had this treat each day if we had known sooner about it!

Date of visit: August 2014
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