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Rita's Italian Ice

2116 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2474
+1 614-457-7290
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“custard” (7 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
“italian ice” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
2116 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2474
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We friendly take our family and friends to Rita's for Italy ice and custard. They remodeled this year and significantly expanded their offerings and the prices are better than other local ice cream shops. They provide a fun outdoor atmosphere and convenient walk up service

Thank ohiotraveler16
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Recently enlarged Rita's across from City BBQ. There is nothing quite like the combination of sweet custard and SMOOTH ice. Many flavors and many toppings. Ice is nothing like a sno-cone! Cheerful teenagers happy to give samples. Drive thru in the back accessed via adjacent...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Patrick R, Owner at Rita's Italian Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for the nice review. Just to clarify, to get a free regular sized treat on your birthday, you must be a member of our Birthday Club or mobile app user. You can download the app from the major app stores and join our Birthday...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I got the Swedish Fish and the vanilla custard. The gelati was delicious and totally recommend it!! My family got flavors that includes mango and piña colada. I would totally recommend it!!

Thank bbir22
Patrick R, Owner at Rita's Italian Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for the recommendation!

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Having worked at a local Rita's YEARS ago, it was great to see one still up and kicking. The different flavors of the water ice, and the combinations to get with custard are always so good. Definitely spring to get the vanilla custard and strawberry...More

Thank FourLugHero
Patrick R, Owner at Rita's Italian Ice, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for the review! We are kicking it good too!

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! If you like banana cream pie I recommend a blendini with banana ice, vanilla custard, and vanilla wafers! It's amazing!

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Oh my! I've had my fair share of ice cream, custards, Italian Ices, and milkshakes over the years, but nothing can touch the custard in this joint. The creamiest ever! Well worth the stop. I purchased the 4 flavor ice sampler with a scoop of...More

1  Thank mike m
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I am disappointed that they have discontinued the lower calorie custard but the options if you don't care about calories are delicious! My daughter got a cotton candy ice with vanilla custard and rainbow sprinkles and she loved it! We brought our puppy with us...More

Thank ElizabethM670
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We love Rita's! My favorite it a Pina Colada gelati with vanilla custard. I highly recommend Rita's to everyone! It's worth your time & money!

Thank JubileeJerry
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Their ices are delicious! Had the key lime and the tartness was spot on. Also sampled the blood orange and will get that the next time. Their service was very prompt and accommodating. Also, they has a lot of gluten free choices.

Thank TravelDad100
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My wife insists it's the best ice cream and persuaded me to try it. Indeed, it's awesome. You could find this truth from the crowded customers.

Thank Hui L
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2116 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2474 (Formerly Rita's Ices, Cones, Shakes)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-457-7290
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