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Ralph's Italian Ices

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Ralphs Italian Ice Staten Island

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  • Ralphs Italian Ice NYC was founded by Ralph Silvestro, an Italian immigrant, in 1928.
  • Ralphs Italian Ice NYC has multiple locations in New York City, but the most famous location is in Staten Island.
  • Ralphs Italian Ice Staten Island often features a long wait time, especially in the summer.

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Elm Park

501 Port Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10302
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Mon.-Sun. 12pm-11pm

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Escape the Summer Heat at Ralph's Italian Ices in Staten Island

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Features: Ralph's Italian Ices is a world-famous NYC ice cream parlor located in the Staten Island borough of New York City. Boasting a wide variety of ices, smoothies, shakes, and caffeinated beverages, this Italian ice cream parlor in NYC has been a local favorite for over 70 years.

Why We Dine: Simply put, Ralphs Italian Ice NYC is a New York City institution. There's no place else to go when you need instant refreshment.

  • Variety: Aside from world-famous Italian ices, Ralph's Italian Ices NYC offers caffeinated beverages (such as the Ralphaccino and the Vanilla Chai Tea), fruit smoothies, and shakes.
  • Numerous Flavors: Ralph's Italian Ices has something for everyone. Our favorite flavors? Black Raspberry, Blue Hawaii, Mai Tai, and Malibu Bay Breeze.
  • Inexpensive Treats: If there's one thing that you can say about Ralph's Italian Ice, it's that this place is a bargain. Even small cups feature generous portions for less than you'd pay for a half-gallon of gas.

Inside Knowledge: Ralphs Italian Ice NYC is by far the most famous ice cream parlor in New York City. It's even in the name: "Ralph's Famous Italian Ices!"

We Recommend:

  • Strawberry Shortcake Sundae: Do you go crazy at the words "strawberry shortcake"? Who doesn't? Better order yourself a strawberry shortcake sundae, made with vanilla ice cream, strawberries, and a thick slice of poundcake.
  • A Taste of the West: We know, we know: the choices at Ralphs Italian Ice Staten Island are overwhelming. If you're having trouble deciding what flavor ice to order, take our advice and order two: Blue Hawaii and Malibu Bay Breeze. 

Restaurant Amenities

  • Cheap Eats
  • Easy Parking
  • Fresh Food
  • Homemade Desserts
  • Kid Friendly
  • Small Atmosphere
  • Take-Out Available