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Rita's Italian Ice

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520 N Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-4309
+1 215-885-7181
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We got some Italian ice after we ate our dinner. We walked down the Main Street and there were quite a few people out getting some dessert. The place is on a corner and there is limited parking. The drinks were cool and refreshing on a warm July night.

Thank Achung70
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

There is nothing better on a summer night than a stop at Rita's! you are sure to run into lots of people you know because it's the place to go after a game or school function. The staff are friendly and the treats delicious!

Thank Pattyannkess54
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

Delicious water ice, and a very helpful and nice person at this particular Rita's. My husband became addicted to the black cherry this summer, and she offered to make up a batch if I called it in. A great summer treat, whether you got the soft service or the ice. I am a traditionalist and get cherry or lemon, but... More 

Thank JWSPhiladelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

I am not crazy about water ice, but Rita's has been a local tradition and very popular. I prefer tastier gellato or custard ice over plain water ice. There are many water ice flavors and you can always ask for a sample. Rita's is certainly overpriced. The service at this and other locations is usually good.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

Seriously...do I have to explain Rita's to anyone? Isn't this a household name in Philadelphia? So if you're not from Philly and you've heard of cheesesteaks...now you've heard of the favorite Philly oxymoron: water ice.

Thank Phyllis W
Glenside, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

My son(12yo) asked for a green apple water ice....after tasting it said it did not taste right. He went back to window and waited approx 10 minutes in line AGAIN! When he asked for a refund and the reason.....he was told that they dont have green apple today and what they gave him was pear...OK Readers stay with me......I got... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2007

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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 N Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-4309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Glenside
  • Phone Number: +1 215-885-7181

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