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Rita's Italian Ice

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12286 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 595-5992
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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 !!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
KTJMitchell
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Frankfort, Illinois
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Frankfort, Illinois
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 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 !!!!!

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Newport News, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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..

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 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 if you have a sweet tooth It all is amazing, its custard, its ice, But... More 

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Virginia
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39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

What a nice place. It's clean, the prices are good, the food is good, and the customer service is good. We love the lemonade flavored ice!

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Newport News, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Nice location, very friendly service. Nice selection of yogurt and italian ice treats. Outdoor seating only.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

This place os always packed on weekends and no wonder why. Great Gelati fresh ingredients and the smoothest soft serve. A little high in prices not something you get everyday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We lived in Italy for 3 years and have returned several times since...but Rita's is still the best Italian ice ever! Their gelatis are our favorite but you can choose any form of ice and it will be good. Along with the wide variety or rotational flavors, their soft ice cream (that they squeeze inside the ice) is the best.

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Newport News, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

From their courteous and helpful employees, to their fantastic-tasting Italian Ice, Rita's is a favorite spot for my family. Want to try a flavor? Samples are available for any flavor(s) you choose. We try to go here once, if not twice a week for this tasty dessert!!

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Tidewater Virginia
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2009

Correct name "Rita's Italian Ice" Lots of good flavors. Nice desert to go with your sandwich from Subway Station across the street. Subway Station will even let you bring a Rita's Ice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12286 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: (757) 595-5992

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?