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Hee Fat General Store

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4-1354 Kuhio Hwy, Ste 1, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1669
(808) 823-6169
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for the very best shave ice on Kauai.. Check out the counter at Hee Fat general store in Kapaa. They now offer a "natural fruit" syrup that I highly recommend and I think this option sets them apart from the others. My personal favorite is the Lava Flow. I've tried shave ice other places on Kauai,... More 

Thank dian771
Celebration, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, what to say? From the moment I entered the extremely small 'General Store' (Huh?) I felt accosted and put-upon by the staff. I did NOT feel that this was a welcoming gesture but rather a sign that ALL people entering the store were the subject of scrutiny for illicit acts. Within two to three minutes I was approached by... More 

Thank Achimmah
Orlando, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This charming general store has the best Hawaiian Ice on Kauai, and we had several different flavors. Be sure to get one with real fruit, a snowcap, and macnut ice cream...divine!!!

Thank hahabye
Hebron, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was the best shaved ice ive ever eaten in my entire life!!! so good. i asked the guy selling it which he would prefer so i got one with coconut and pineapple with vanilla. so so good!!

Thank lncooper529
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Points to share about Hee Fat shave ice! 1. Access is easy! There's lots of parking behind the store. 2. There are tables to sit down in front of the store, and on the south side of the store. 3. You order inside the store out of the sun. You can wait inside or outside for order. 4. Wait times... More 

Thank Plaidpig
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shave ice is a perfect treat for a hot day! It can get busy but worth the wait. The real fruit options were so good...we went three times during our stay!

Thank Melissa F
North Richland Hills, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read this on Trip Advisor and was NOT disappointed. The shaved ice is soft and pillowy which melts in your mouth. I nice treat on a hot day of biking or swimming. They also make their own natural syrups from the real fruit. Very delicious. Regular cones are $5. You can add ice cream for an additional charge. I... More 

Thank AnnieBrownie
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Fairly short line. Super tasty shave ice which we ordered with a scoop of vanilla ice cream at the bottom. It was the rainbow and it was $5. Pretty darn good!!

Thank JALToronto
Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had shave ice here twice on our recent visit and recommend the real fruit juices for excellent flavor. Service was very friendly, they let you come back for more fruit juice if needed.

Thank Cilantro63
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing to say good or bad, just a simple tourist store. Has enough to cover cover small gifts if youd like. Id go again.

Thank Bethany0120

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1354 Kuhio Hwy, Ste 1, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1669
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: (808) 823-6169

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