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Rita's Italian Ice

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900 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3537
+1 609-398-3385
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Ottawa, Canada
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped at Rita's (twice) on our trip to NJ. Once in Ocean City and the other in Cape May. Both times it was a great treat. The frozen ice was refreshing and full of flavour. The custard was creamy and tasty. I had the orange ice and vanilla custard one night (tasted like a Creamsicle) and the next I... More 

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Thank hueyott
Hong Kong
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361 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

With so many raving about the "frozen custard" here, we decided to try both a Watermelon and Cotton Candy Gelati, and a Watermelon Ice. Underwhelming to say the very least. The Watermelon Ice tasted more like sweetened cough medicine (then again, cough medicine is kinda sweet) than the ice slurpee it was supposed to be. The Gelati was slightly better,... More 

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Thank jrocker7
Copper Mountain, Colorado
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178 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had great ice cream and Italian ice at Rita's Italian Ice on 4101 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842 The staff was kind and the flavors were creative.

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Thank Joshua S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I'm a huge fan of Italian water ice and Rita's is my fav. I now live in St. Louis and I love our well known Ted Drews frozen custard. I never imagined when I stopped at the OC Rita's that they would take the best of both worlds and combine the two into a Gelati!! I had to order my... More 

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Thank Root B
Bethel, Connecticut
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

best place on the board walk for a frozen custard went here on an after dinner walk be sure to pick up the free coupon book at the info center at 8th & 9th on the board walk and use the Rita's coupon young guys working the counter are respectful and fun

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Thank 626BobL
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I have been going to this place for years and it can't be beat! Your treat actually looks like the picture (unlike other places selling similar things)!

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Thank Christina E
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I'd never even heard of "wooder ice" before I met my husband-- and I wasn't too sure about it the first time I tried it, but I kept going back and trying again and now I'm a huge fan. The chocolate strawberry water ice- gelato mix is my favorite! It's always the first or second place we stop as soon... More 

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Thank oliviablue5
Okinawa, Japan
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Great treat for the family after a hot summer day. The price won't break the bank and you will love the selection and quality.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Rita's Italian Ice is refreshing on a warm summer day. Many different flavors to choose. If you are a fan of Italian Ice you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Christine B
Ocean city
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

I've tried every flavor. Favorites are: mango, cantaloupe, juicy pear, cotton candy and bubble gum. It's right on the boardwalk. Service is fine, samples are no problem. For something different, try a bubble gum Misto or a pumpkin gelati w/vanilla custard.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3537
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-3385

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?