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Tropical Dreams

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4-831 Kuhio Hwy Ste 220, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1574
18088221010
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Seattle
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This ice cream is so fresh tasting and amazing. The staff that work here are truly sweet and nice! We discovered this ice cream shop toward the end of our trip and had we tried it earlier, we would have eaten it every day. It's worth every penny!

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1 Thank mswendymc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The name says it all "Hawaiian Gourmet Ice Cream". Delicious and very creamy! I've brought my family here several times while on vacation and we've loved it.

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1 Thank Frank C
Hutchinson, Minnesota
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Genuine aloha felt here, served with the main product of premium ice cream. Didn't necessarily need the calories, but we repeatedly returned during our week.

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1 Thank Quist17
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted dessert after dinner, this place was one of the few stores open at 9pm, so we walked in wanting shaved ice and left when we realized they didn't offer. Asked a local for shaved ice recommendations and he said that's a day-time treat that we should go back and get some ice cream- that this place was 'legit... More 

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2 Thank sja_anderson
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347 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have tried many of their unique offerings (green tea, ginger) and have a new favorite. The coconut storm ice cream is a coconut base with strawberry and oreo swirls. I'm not typically a fan of oreo ice cream but you can't tell they're cookies. Really good.

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2 Thank sjdif
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were craving some ice cream after our day touring the Waimea Canyon. They had delicious, creamy flavors and friendly staff. A great little spot if you're staying in Kapa'a!

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2 Thank Claire R
Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ice cream. Hawaii produced. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Unusual flavors. Near downtown Kapaa. Highly recommend.

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2 Thank 28Elbas
la ca, United States
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very cute little shop for scooped cones or soft swirl. Very clean, friendly service. Banana mac nut fudge swirl is great!! Lychee was also refreshing and creamy rich at the same time!!

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2 Thank Barbara C
Oil City, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The employees at Tropical Dreams overextended themselves explaining all the flavors and offering samples. They were cheery and welcoming even 15 minutes before closing time. I wish we had been able to visit a second time!!

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2 Thank ocsenora
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Very nice and clean Ice Creamery, we took the kids there twice while on our stay. The owners are very nice and the ice cream is much better than your local chain creamery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $10
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-831 Kuhio Hwy Ste 220, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 18088221010
Description
Tropical Dreams Ice Cream offers over 150 flavors of super premium ice cream, vegan ice cream, gelato and sorbet all handmade on the big island. Super premium means it's handmade with 18% butterfat, adding a rich and creamy texture you can taste. All Hawaiian ingredients are grown on environmentally friendly farms and 100% of our cream produced by Big Island dairies. The result....a true Hawaiian gourmet ice cream that is dense and very rich tasting with flavors you only dream about

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?