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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian ice” (39 reviews)
“gelato” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
6026 Seawall Blvd, unit E, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rita's is a great place to go to satisfy your sweet tooth! The employees are all nice and the desserts are great!

Thank jenworkman
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted a cool dessert after a hearty lunch during one afternoon of our visit, and we came across Rita's along the beach road. There were 10 of us, and we were all able to get a unique treat. The ices are delicious, and they...More

Thank SassySue612
Reviewed 15 May 2017

You will find a lot of ice cream shops on the island. I went to a few different places and they were all pretty good but none of them came close to Rita's. By far the best ice cream I've had, ever. Not only do...More

Thank steffanym879
Reviewed 11 May 2017

You'll see a lot of fancy ice cream places on the island and their prices will reflect that. I gave Rita's a try because my taxi driver (an extremely pleasant Texan with so much knowledge about the island that he was more than happy to...More

Thank steffym101
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Must have custard... silky smooth and creamy! Oh! Did I mention good. Italian ice is a delicious way to cool down with a variety of flavors. Now combine the two to get a Gelato, the best of both worlds.

Thank David L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a long walk on the Sea Wall. The staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable on the product. The coconut Rita was excellent. Looking forward to a return visit.

Thank roxiekay
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome Gelati for the family at Rita's! Great location in Galveston along the water. Went there 3 times during the week for dessert after dinner !! Kids loved it.

Thank johnnyfrank66
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Thanks to the owner for being so nice...the grandkids loved it - TWICE! so did the grandparents! Clean and good...parking is a challenge, but somehow we found a spot...nice outdoor seating, too.

Thank mountainswans
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Kids wanted dessert! There it was on our way back - Rita's. Quick right turn - a great & refreshing dessert with a lot of options!

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Omg!!! Hands down the best Italian ice cream!!! Must do when we visit! The staff is very friendly, very clean and well kept!!! Little pricey but don't mind!

Thank Jessica N Edwar... S
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How Old you have to be to work there?
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 Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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