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Rita's Italian Ice

12286 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-3851
+1 757-595-5992
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
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4 Sep 2017
“Great Italian ice and custard!”
15 Aug 2017
“Still sets the standard for a Quick Simple Treat”
Closes in 6 min
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
12286 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-3851
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Small walk-up only streetside place. You'll miss it if you don't look carefully, but, it was definitely worth the visit! I thoroughly enjoyed my treat!

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We live in the midwest and haven't been back for 2 years, but Rita's still makes a great simple treat and they have increased the varieties and combinations to make it more interesting. A Blendini with salted caramel custard, mixed with caramel, and heath bar...More

Thank ktjmitchell
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Treats in sugar & sugar free varieties. A staff that is always willing to help you select something new or give you a taste of a new flavor. It's a cool treat stop just across the street from Christopher Newport University. Vanilla custard in a...More

Thank ShellyBeresh
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Located across from Chritopher Newport University this walk up snack shop is great and very popular with the locals. Parking can be a bit tricky. Worth the time to stand in line......great for conversations with natives.

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was our second visit to Rita's. It was a near 90 degree day so they were fairly busy. We had the Orange Cream Custard in a waffle cone. It was so good. There are a few outdoor tables to sit and enjoy your custard....More

Thank KRB21
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I can't believe I have gone this long without reviewing Rita's! Every single visit(we visit A LOT) is consistently amazing! The Gelaties are such a great mix of flavors. I never try anything new because I love me some Gelati, but their menu has a...More

Thank LadyPacis
Reviewed 6 August 2015

You get your monies worth and then some! Every day new flavors are on the menu and they rotate through the flavors at random each day. They will allow you to have samples of the ices to see what you like. Many combinations from just...More

Thank Yukino A
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Moved away from the area 8 years ago and this is the first stop every time we come back - new flavors and old favorites - S'mores and Chocolate fudge, Swedish fish - fantastic !!!!!

Thank ktjmitchell
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I really enjoy the variety of flavors and choices. Definitely a treat to savor on a hot Virginia summer day. My only wish is they could stay open year round..

Thank Eliz J
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Rita's is awesome it's simply the best For custard that's creamier than all the rest However its pricier than most ice cream Although I do hold it in most high esteem So go and don't wait, for I tell the truth, Its custard is great...More

Thank PoeticMarshmallows
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 12286 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606-3851
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-595-5992
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