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Tropical Dreams

4-831 Kuhio Hwy Ste 220, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1574
+1 808-822-1010
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (208 reviews)
“gelato” (22 reviews)
“sorbet” (12 reviews)
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4-831 Kuhio Hwy Ste 220, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1574
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had ice cream and sorbet here. They had very original flavors with great service. We plan on going back for a second day in a row.

Thank Vijay N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's vacation and kids expect ice cream after every meal. Stopped here since it was across the street from our resort. I had the Earl Grey ice cream. Mmmmm.... I wish the ice cream shops in my home state had this.

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this place during a quick stop at SafeWay. We drove through the shopping center, which is abbot depressing, and almost didn't stop at Tropical Dreams. However, I wanted ice cream so I checked with my trusty TripAdvisor. So glad...More

1  Thank ReynoldsWife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely LOVE this gourmet ice cream....in fact no other ice cream can satisfy my craving (And I try!) It's so creamy and dense and full of robust flavor. You can taste the ALOHA put into this handmade deliciousness. Nothing else compares! <3 Do your...More

1  Thank ThankfulToLiveInHI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a vanilla soft serve cone and did not like it. Nowhere near the taste and quality I expected. The ice cream is icy, not creamy. All four of us tried something different, and only one of us (who had the pineapple sorbet) would...More

Thank 796linda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in and my 17 year old loved loved loved this place. The ice cream was outstanding. This was easy to access, parking was very convenient . We had the Lycee, Cotton Candy, Gelato chocolate, coconut, macadamia nut and chocolate. They were all very...More

1  Thank leeannabutte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We LIVE for this ice cream. And we are not even "sweets" people. Not only is the ice cream phenomenal (all flavors we've tried are the BOMB), the owners and staff make this place even more welcoming. Just make sure to pull into the Safeway...More

1  Thank stepgie
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

What a great little spot we found, we stopped by because it was right across from our hotel. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but holy moly the ice cream was beyond fantastic!!!! We had a hard time picking the flavor, so we're...More

1  Thank Erin N
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Dole whip, gelato, and soft serve were outstanding. An excellent late night, well 9pm, snack! We will be back for more!

1  Thank Neil N
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Their ice cream is amazing, but they had dole whip which is a must! There are several choices to choose from

Thank debrann1
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$4 - $10
Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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: +1 808-822-1010
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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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