This summer to beat the heat, you defiantly should head on over to Rita’s of Brea! This dessert parlor has all the summertime classics. They serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, and shaved ice. Rita’s of Brea is not your typical ice cream parlor. Their number one selling treat is called gelati. This delicious dessert is a layering of your choice of Italian ice with creamy custard. Are milkshakes more your style? Well try out Rita’s misto! Misto is another one of their tasty treats which is your choice of Italian ice and custard blended. If you want to add a bit more to the misto try out the blendini! This exactly like the misto except you add your choice of topping which is blended into the deliciousness. Their toppings include peanut butter cups, Health English toffee, Oreo cookie pieces, Nilla wafers, M&Ms, Snickers, and Nerds. They also offer hand scooped custard, milkshakes, Italian ice, and sundaes. The options are endless with Rita’s of Brea!
Now a question you may be wondering is what kind of Italian ice do they have? Their flavors include, cotton candy, ocean splash, Swedish fish, pineapple, Georgia peach, Florida orange, blue raspberry, mango, cherry and juicy pear. All these choices are packed with flavor in every spoonful. No matter which option you choose, you’ll enjoy it!
Rita’s of Brea is a family-owned small business located in north orange county. Opened every day of the week, you can visit them from 12pm to 9pm. They are proud to say that all their yummy treats are handmade and freshly made every day.
Over the past year, they have been able to expand their business further by having online orders available as well as a delivery service such as Doordash. This makes it easy to order from the comfort of your home.
The story behind the Rita’s business is that it started in 1984 during the summer. A former firefighter, Bob Tumolo opened an Italian ice stand on his porch in Philadelphia. He named his business after his wife, named Rita. Since then, he built up the business and now Rita’s are in over 30 states in the United States.
Many customers at Rita’s of Brea have not been disappointed. They are best-known for their outstanding customer service. Their creamy custard is customers’ favorite! Rita’s had gained popularity through their award-winning custard which makes it impossible to not try out.
Stop by this summer for a treat like no other! I can guarantee you won’t be disappointed!