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Rita's Italian Ice

6026 Seawall Blvd, unit E, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5800
+1 409-744-4237
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“frozen custard” (20 reviews)
“italian ice” (42 reviews)
“gelato” (20 reviews)
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6026 Seawall Blvd, unit E, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the Seawall. Walk in from the beach and they don't mind. Super refreshing frozen custard. Lots of flavors to chose from and the owner is often behind the counter.

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was my first time trying frozen custard, very delicious with different flavors to choose from, and conveniently located on the strand

Thank YJO25
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had a swirl cup of chocolate and vanilla frozen custard. We ate at one of the inside tables although they also have tables that face the water.

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Lime Italian Ice was great, the custard was some of the best I have ever eaten. A stop I will make again.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped by Rita's a couples during our stay in Galveston in July. There are a number of Italian ice flavor to choose from and you can also get half / half in the same order which was very nice! The price for a small...More

Thank brenda n
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Pretty much the same as all the Ritas I've been to, same items, same prices but we always enjoy them. Its a very small location with limited seating on the side of a gas station/liquor store- thats my only complaint

Thank rowley848
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Rita's is a wonderful place to stop and have a cup or cone of Italian Ice or custard. The place is always clean and the products are fresh, fresh, fresh! You should beat the heat at Rita's!!!

Thank CriticalChris
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is made fresh daily and was excellent. Very good on a hot day. They also have sugar free offerings which was nice to see

Thank jwb1951
Reviewed 15 July 2017

First, you need a flowchart to decide what you want. Second, the super unexcited help didn't seem to care to do much except point. The three different things we had were not very memorable at all. The help was not really help. I wanted to...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Rita's is always awesome. We love it. I got a Pina Colada gelati with vanilla custard. It was da bomb! Great service great food

Thank JubileeJerry
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9 April 2015|
Response from Grackious317 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, honestly, but I assume 16. Most places on the island have a fairly lenient age policy.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6026 Seawall Blvd, unit E, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5800
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-4237
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