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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 good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“frozen custard” (22 reviews)
“italian ice” (42 reviews)
“gelato” (19 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
6026 Seawall Blvd, unit E, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loves Rita’s! Go every time we are in Galveston. Love the Orange Italian ice with vanilla. Always clean and friendly. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank lancekoenig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to cool down! Our first experience at Rita was here in Galveston! We literally tried everything on the menu! It was all delicious! The store was clean and the server was helpful and patient. They even have a nice bathroom! Check...More

Thank Sandcmk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong with Rita’s! I had brownie fudge ice with vanilla custard. We ate it while biking down the coastline. I can’t imagine a more picturesque date!

Thank jen_5810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with Rita's frozen custard! I like the straight up vanilla frozen custard in a waffle cone with sprinkles. The Gelati's are lighter and very refreshing too. When we saw this store we HAD to go in, since we rarely see these...More

Thank installed64
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a sweet treat and the girls inside were very nice. We liked the ice creams we chose and saw a sign indicating if we took our cups to the fiahibg pier on 61st st. We would walk out on it for...More

Thank Kirby R
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Disappointed that there was no gelato, as ads seemed to promise. Limited menu - could not get Italian ice in a cone... just not what we were seeking.

Thank J T
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Great little snack after lunch while we took a walk across the street at the beach. Friendly staff williing to customize my Ice flavors and then she said "that loooks so pretty that I would like to take a picture to post if you don't...More

Thank debimullenax
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The kids and I stopped into Rita's while we were exploring Galveston. It is right on Seawall Blvd across the street from the beach. The pier is a short walk away. There is some parking but not much. It shares parking with the Exxon and...More

Thank ammomof3
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My daughter and I came in here to get a treat. Was able to sample a few flavors before ordering. We ended up with the Strawberry banana and cotton candy italian ice. They were good!

Thank kaub
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I don't know how they accomplished this, but my frozen custard was actually more like room temperature which was very off-putting. It tasted great, but that was just weird and I couldn't finish the cone. My wife had some of the Italian ice which I...More

Thank Nathanael B
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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 Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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