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Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream

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1010 University Avenue, Across Varsity Theater On Coyne Street, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Late Night

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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
Tasty; Yummy

This was a good treat after a long day in the sun. Their coconut with chocolate ice cream was fantastic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was a good treat after a long day in the sun. Their coconut with chocolate ice cream was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I used to go to this location all the time when I was in high school. Now I've moved to the mainland and nothing else brings back a sense of my childhood growing up in Hawaii like Bubbies (other than, of course, my family ;) ). Their dessert ice cream cakes are unique as they are delicious and are a... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love mochi ice cream - but most of the ones I've had are the ones from the supermarket or Japanese sushi restaurants here in NYC. I've never had a fresh one before I went to Bubbie's. It's SO much different - if you think the freezer packed mochi ice creams are good, you haven't even tried anything yet. The... More 

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Kenora, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

While in Hawaii I wanted to try mochi ice cream and read that Bubbie's has the best in the US. We tried six varieties with our favourite being raspberry with white chocolate ice cream. I didn't know what to expect with the outside being made of rice but I loved it, sort of chewy but soft and then the smooth... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went here after a hike, and luckily there wasn't a long line and we easily got a parking spot. I've heard the lines can get pretty long. We each got 3 different types of mochi ice cream and it was really really good! I've heard of this place before and I'm glad I went! Can't wait to go back for... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

While touted as the best place to get mochi ice cream in all of the USA, I can certify that this is most likely correct. This was some of the best mochi ice cream I've ever tasted and it comes in an absolutely insane amount of flavors. Incredible value for the price, go ahead and get 3 mochi a person!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The best Mochi ice cream we have ever had. Variety of flavors, has to be one you like Parking is crowded Have some after a movie at Koko Head Theater or after climbing Koko head Enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We tried the Sakura, green tea, and chocolate peanut butter mochi ice creams. All delicious. The latter tastes like a frozen peanut butter cup. Our friend ordered vanilla ice cream and lemongrass sorbet. Both were also excellent, and the sorbet served as a palette cleaner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Mochi ice cream was the best we ever tasted. The Mochi skin tasted fresh and not dry like the frozen ones sold in Asian Supermarket. I have tasted my fair share of the frozen ones. If you're in Honolulu, Bubbie's Ice Cream is definitely worth a visit. I recommend you buy a bucket of 12 pieces with mixed flavours.

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This place has delicious ice cream with one funny names! it just puts you in a good mood. The ice cream cake is delicious. Parking can be a little tough but well worth it!

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Additional Information about Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream

Address: 1010 University Avenue, Across Varsity Theater On Coyne Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
Phone Number: 808-949-8984
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1010 University Avenue, Across Varsity Theater On Coyne Street, 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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