We wanted something cold on a hot day and being near the Italian market, Italian ice came to mind. First time here and a lot of people were there. I had peach Italian ice and my husband had cherry. We enjoyed it, and it was...More
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Here is the deal. The custard is not good. Pretty flavourless. Go somewhere else and get just soft serve ice cream instead. HOWEVER, the Italian water ice is absolutely amazing. I thought it would just be a glorified slush but it's not it's so much...More
Try the gelato combined with Italian ice for a special taste or choose the soft ice cream with vanilla, chocolate or strawberry flavors. I opted for a swirl, combining chocolate and vanilla for a tasty treat on a warm May day. The huge cone was...More
Too much sugar! The BEST Water Ice (Italian Ice) is around 13th & Oregon ... Pop's Original South Philly Water Ice! No one can top them! I drive almost an hour to get there, & drive right past 3 Rita's! I LOVE Pop's!
Great little place where they let you try some of the different flavors before you commit to one. Used to get a coupon in the mail and when we did we would walk down to try a new flavor of Italian ice - it's Philly...More
This was my first visit to Rita's and it was pretty good. I liked the idea of the marriage between the Italian ice and the gelato. It worked very nicely and did the job to cool me down on what had to be the hottest...More
The Water Ice at Rita's is a staple in Philly. They are everywhere, and for good reason. Good water ice when you want it. I like the Gelati when they mix the Ice cream and water ice. Also, I think Cherry is the best.