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Tropical Dreams Hawaian Gourmet Ice Cream

4-831 Kuhio Hwy Suite #220, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
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Ranked #7 of 103 restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Kauai, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The first taste explodes with flavor and you know this is the best ice cream you've ever had in your life! It's because the ingredients are natural and grown on their own farms in Hawaii. Also the ice cream is kept covered to retain flavor and avoid freezer burn. The store is very clean, cleaner than most other places I've... More

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Tropical Dreams. The guy was definitely a loud talker and gave us his opinion on every ice cream and told us why they were the best. The ice cream was good but none of us finished ours. It's expensive and the servings are large. The mint chocolate is real mint so turned off the kids... More

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South Jordan, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wonderful experience and taste "explosion" in my mouth. The macadamia nut and toasted coconut were "out of this world". We had the opportunity of meeting the owner, Mr. Miller, and he was very generous with his portions and friendliness. The facility and serving area was exceptionally clean and well organized. Highly recommended.

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Riverton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Tropical dreams ice cream is dreamy. It has the best flavors and a great selection. Do far we have made the drive each night for the delicious treat.

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Kealia, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pay no attention to the negative reviews about the owner. He's passionate about a great thing and simply wants to share it with you. That's called good customer service. After you've been there a couple times, he already knows you, and then those who are socially awkward can go in for their "casual" scoop. The ingredients are home-grown and home-sourced,... More

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Nevada, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

As a true ice cream lover, I can say with confidence that the salted caramel cone I had while on vacation in Kapaa was one of the best taste sensations ever!

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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

I must start out by saying that this is very expensive ice cream! But it is so worth the money. Took our children here on a recommendation by our Optometrist. He told us that it was not to be missed. So on our 2nd to last day of a month long stay we finally went by to try this ice... More

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Hawaii
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Creamy, dreamy and everything tropical. A delight! NOTE: They only take CASH there. No credit cards!

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Kalaheo, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We have traveled many places in the world and we unanimously vote Tropical Dreams Hawaiian Gourmet Ice Cream as one of the best ice cream spots ever! The owner, Dan, makes ice cream is as good as any gelato you will have in Italy. Try the Chocolate Fudge! You won't be disappointed. Dan also carries amazing fresh fruit tropical flavors... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Every year when we visit Kauai; we also visit Tropical Dreams Ice Cream. We first encountered this ice cream 4 years ago and it's been love since first bite. Yes, the owner, Dan, is very enthusiastic about his product and I admire that. Think about it: this man gets to live in paradise and do what he loves. Atleast he... More

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