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610 H St NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001-3890
+1 202-347-3144
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“custard” (12 reviews)
“italian ice” (12 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
610 H St NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001-3890
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My son adores Rita's ice. Saw the sign and had to stop in. Super friendly staff and tastes just the same as the one in our hometown.

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We are big fans of Rita's water ice, and this is our favorite location. Good flavors, good service, and good prices. We come here as often as we can.

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I have never had "real" Italian ice before, and i was NOT disappointed. The Asian woman that was working there was so friendly and nice. She explained everything and was super helpful! Probably one of the nicest people we met during our trip. The mango...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The best and most refreshing after dinner or mid day snack. Go for the Italian Ice or mix it with custard for a Gelati. All of the flavors are great! Only con for this location is impossible parking and not really a walking destination. You...More

Thank mrsiss
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I had the Chocolate Custard and Mango Strawberry Ice. The latter goes in the cup first and then the custard is put in the center. Delicious! What a find! The folks behind the counter are patient as you try to decide what combo fits you...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It has been a very long time since I have had Rita's Italian Ice! As we walked around Chinatown (of all places) we happened upon it and I had to have one! This is a tiny location with barely enough room for those moving in...More

Thank KFitzy41
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My friend and I were welcomed immediately with big, bright smiles and warm vibes by the 3 staff members who were working. All three made some sort of contact with us two and it was really nice and kind of shocking. Only shocking because they...More

Thank CQ W
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

What can I say, I love Ritas! I moved away from the continental U.S. And every time o return Ritas is on my list. To my dismay, several of their locations are now closed but not this one. I was treated to a new flavor...More

Thank AmyTravels720
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on the way home from the museums yesterday. I wanted to show some friends Chinatown and was happy to find Rita's to cool down on a hot day. The employees were very courteous, service was quick. There is not a lot of room...More

Thank Artsygirl9
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This location is nice to have in Chinatown. They are like all other locations if you've ever been to one. If you haven't, then you should check it out. The wait in line wasn't long.

Thank themrasw
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 H St NW, Chinatown, Washington DC, DC 20001-3890
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-3144
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