(Closed) Do you have a Rita’s Italian Ice near you?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I have one across the street from my work, so I’m sure the whole company will be going there today.

I’m boring. I love me some cherry ice.

Post # 4
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

There’s one down the street from work, but I’ve never been!

Post # 5
4337 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I didn’t know they did this – I’m so jealous! The closest one I know of is in the district. Frown 

My favorite Italian ice is Green Apple, but I LOVE their Gelati.

Post # 6
13010 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I’ve heard there’s one downtown, but I’ve never been there!

Post # 7
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

No, but I used to growing up and I LOVED free ice day. We def went there every day after school, those were the good old days!

My favorite changed a lot, but I remember loving the vanilla, chocolate, mint chip and sometimes they had a cream soda type flavor that was amazing. I don’t like the kinds with chunks of fruit, but I would buy them for my Dad.

Post # 8
799 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

It originated in Philadelphia and where I grew up (suburbs of Philly) we had at least one in every town.  We would all race to the closest Rita’s after school on the first day of spring.  I love the wild black cherry, but I also love their Swedish Fish flavor!

Post # 9
658 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Thanks! I forgot about this 🙂

Post # 10
544 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My sister took off to celebrate free Ritas! Her and my mom are going to be on some type of sugar high.  Fiance and I went for the first time this season on Friday and after waiting five months, I had the hardest time picking the flavor…love cotton candy, swedish fish, juicy pear…but ended up with the sugar free citrus green tea because my first dress fitting is this Saturday.

Post # 11
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Swedish fish! NOthing better!

Post # 12
102 posts
Blushing bee

@LadyBear:  There’s one on Little River Turnpike in Alexandria. The one in DC is in Chinatown on H St between 6th & 7th.

Post # 14
3626 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

In MD where I’m from, they have it. I like the ice cream but not the ices. In NY, where I live, we don’t have it.

Post # 15
4887 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’ve got one within walking distance of my shop!

My favorite – for now – is juicy pear.

Post # 16
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I grew up near Rita’s, haven’t had it in forever though.

So sad.

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