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Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream

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1010 University Avenue, Varsity Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
808-949-8984
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Late Night

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One word? "Delicious"

If there's a line out the door its gotta be good, right? It is! Bubbies makes homemade ice cream in island and Asian flavors such as, lychee, passion fruit, guava, green tea but also in the traditional flavors as well. But why have a plain ice cream cone when you could try a ball of mochi... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
LoreneLA
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

If there's a line out the door its gotta be good, right? It is! Bubbies makes homemade ice cream in island and Asian flavors such as, lychee, passion fruit, guava, green tea but also in the traditional flavors as well. But why have a plain ice cream cone when you could try a ball of mochi covered ice cream? We... More 

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Denver
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Mochi covered ice cream sounds strange but it was really pretty good. A lot of different flavors to choose from as well as traditional ice cream favorites. Be ready for lines as this is not only a favorite of the tourists but you have a ton of island locals there as well. Worth the stop so give it a try

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I discovered Bubbies through TripAdvisor. The outside is misleading. Once in the doors atmosphere is like the 50's hawaii in postcards. Awesome creations. Chocolate dipped mochi ice cream is decadent.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Bought lychee, green tea, guava mochie on the way to the air port, the taste is OMG, it's totally worth the money, best mocha I had in my life

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place is an addiction for me. I can't say that i have tried their wildly named pies.. but this is only becuase I go for the mochi ice cream ever time! So many amazing flavors! Make sure to bring cash though. They only take cash and there isn't a super close ATM. But it is totally worth it!

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Manila
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Bubbies is popular for it's mochie ice cream and their home made ice cream. I visited their store in Manoa and it's a place I will frequently visit. The ice cream: - Flavors are out of this world! Not you're ordinary stuff. I had Oreo and it's not your typical "cookies and cream". It's way different and awesome! The Mochie:... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We buy the packaged Bubbies near our home on the East Coast of the mainland, but couldn't resist a trip to Bubbies when in Oahu. Great mochi desserts and great selection of flavors I can't get anywhere else.

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Havre, Montana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I had tried Mochi in another format but didn't like it. The mochi ice cream was real good. I didn't try the regular ice cream, but my son assures me it is excellent.

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The best mochi ice cream ever!!! the mochi is so soft and thin and the ice cream is good too. I like how many different flavors they have and flavors I can never get in CA. after I ordered my 6 mochi I realized there are special flavors!!! For example, gingerbread and pumpkin pie (holiday flavors) - ahhhhh! I wished... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I had heard that the best Mochi Ice Cream I would taste would be at Bubbies. I have to say I can buy better from a local supermarket here in the UK. It was good but it didn't live up to the expectation I was anticipating. Lots of flavours to choose from and reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1010 University Avenue, Varsity Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808-949-8984
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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