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Hee Fat General Store

4-1354 Kuhio Hwy, Ste 1, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
(808) 823-6169
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Ranked #2 of 103 restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
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Keller, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was our favorite shave ice on Kauai. I loved the texture of their ice...not too soft, but not too crunchy either. Their lava flow is really good, or you can create your own custom treat. They have a nice selection of flavors and ice creams and the shop itself has a lot of nice things to look at while... More

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Richland, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed in Kapaa and my kids walked to Hee Fat several days just for shave ice! We loved it too. I had the Lava Flow. It was very good but I wasn't a fan of the ice cream. The flavor of the ice cream was good but I personally do no like chunks of nuts (tiny but still there)... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We went to Hee Fat twice in our five days on the island and wish we could have squeezed on more visits. The texture of the ice is amazing and we loved the real fruit syrups. Best of all they were extremely fast and efficient (and charming) with our group of 10!

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Plymouth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband and I had our first shave ice here, the lava flow, and it was tasty. The only negative about Hee Fat would be their hours. We had dinner next door from the store one night and Hee Fat was already closed at 7 p.m., which was kind of disappointing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Get the Lava Flo with macadamia nut ice cream on the bottom. Fabulous! This particular one uses only natural favors.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is the 5th shave ice we tried, very good. The rainbow was great, lots of flavors to try. Much better than Jo-Jo's & less money.

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Grass Valley, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was our first stop for our children to try this special treat. They loved the fact that they shaved ice sat on a scoop of ice cream. The ice was very fine and tasted amazing. We went to another local shaved ice place and it did not even come close to Hee Fat. This was the best that we... More

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Memphis, TN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stopped by after shopping with our three boys for an afternoon treat. We were disappointed. The ice was not fine and the syrups were ok. This was our third shaved ice place that we tried on the Island. We liked Koloa's shaved ice the best so far, followed closely by JoJo's in Waimea.

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Surprise, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I had the lava flow shaved ice after reading the reviews about how good it is. It was better than I was thinking it was going to be. The ice is so fluffy and seems to melt "graciously" in your mouth. Not like a regular sno cone where you can actually chew the ice. The syrup is... More

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Central Louisiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This store has the best shaved ice I've ever had! It is so fluffy and that's not what I think of when describing something made of ice. I had the "real fruit" shaved ice with coconut, pineapple and strawberry. It is definitely a shareable treat and oh so good.

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