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Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream

1010 University Avenue, Varsity Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826
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Ranked #21 of 1,922 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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95% Recommend
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I LOVE Bubbie's ice cream mochi ... and want to make sure that everyone understands that they are available at various places around Oahu and the other Islands. Foodland grocery stores carries them in the deli area (and perhaps the freezer area). I generally pick them up at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf stores ... and other local coffee places... More

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San Francisco
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117 reviews 117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

There's nothing like this place. So many flavors of mochi ice cream that there's no way you can try them all, unless you live in Honolulu. Go with a group and order different flavors so everyone can sample as much as possible. It's hard to find if you don't know the area. Parking can be a challenge if it's busy,... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Let me start off by saying the icecream selection and mochie choices are great! And the hype over their taste is right on the money, however, i found somethings i didnt enjoy. Mainly three, 1. Parking stalls are right across from the building therefore you might have a hard time parking especially large vehicles. 2. There was a line but... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Fun ice cream names and real home-made ice cream. Good stuff, even my fiancé liked it and he is picky- he had chocolate peanut butter and extreme chocolate whereas I had the coconut. Went to the Hawaii Kai location and it was packed.

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North Las Vegas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My cousin took us here after eating at Shabu Shabu King on South King (which was awesome - but they aren't registered on TripAdv - so I can't rate it). ANYWAY - we walked here. Glad we did because the parking is unbelievably horrible. But, this ice cream location is busy busy busy. The parking lot area and street parking... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had the pleasure of stopping by Bubbie's while we were in Oahu, luckily we did this early in our trip and were able to return multiple times during our stay. I would highly recommend this to anyone thinking of stopping by. We only tried the Mochi however they had many other good looking offerings. After we got back home... More

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Midland, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

After reading reviews and it on one of top must go, so I decided to check this out. I went on Tuesday late lunch and no customers was there. I ordered 6 different flavor Mochi and oh boy... all 6 of them are really delicious! It ice cream in the soft shell like Yatsuhashi treat from Japan. They have over... More

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Waianae, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I have found this place to be the best for variety and quality of mochi idea cream. I don't find their regular ice cream to be the best in the world. I would rather go to cold stone creamery for scoops and such, but it is hard to beat the the little mochi ice cream squares and all their great... More

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Temple, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I had never tried mochi before and after seeing all the reviews for this place I thought we had to check it out. The ice cream was great and they had a huge variety. Line was out the door and place is very small.

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Top Contributor
628 reviews 628 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I mention the no restroom fact simply because I bring friends and guests here often and their second comment is, "Where is the restroom?" The ice cream is delicious and why I enjoy treating first time visitors to the island to Bubbies. Yes , you can get the treat on the mainland, but it always tastes better at the store.

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