Rita's at Dewey Beach holds ribbon cutting with Rehoboth-Dewey chamber

July 20, 2013

The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 11 for Rita’s at Dewey Beach. Members of the chamber’s Meet & Greet Committee were present to welcome Rita’s at Dewey Beach to the resort community.

Under the new ownership and operation of Tim and Kyra Elmer of Camden, Rita's Italian Water Ice shop is on the corner of Coastal Highway and New Orleans Street in Dewey Beach. Rita’s at Dewey Beach is just one block from the beach and offers free parking, indoor and outdoor seating, and a large selection of incredibly delicious custard and Italian water ice flavors, as well as thick and creamy milkshakes and unlimited topping sundaes.

Friendly treat team members Seth, Taylor, Casey, Caitlin and Shane invite all to taste a sample of Rita's many flavors. Rita’s also offers catering for birthdays, weddings, graduations and any other event. Go to for a daily list of available flavors. Stop by July 31 for the release a new pineapple-mango flavor.

Rita’s at Dewey Beach is open noon to 11 p.m., seven days a week. For more information call 302-227-9502.

Pictured (l-r) are Dewey Beach Mayor Diane Hanson, Tim Elmer, Kyra Elmer and Patty Burkentine, Rehoboth-Dewey chamber.