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Papalani Gelato

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (350 reviews)
“ice cream” (63 reviews)
“sorbet” (48 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife had sorbet made from local fruit and I had peanut butter chocolate gelato on a Monday night after supper and it was all Fantastic. Homemade waffle cones and cups really make the cold proud duct taste better. The gelato was very smooth and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great island gelato shop with lots of local flavors. There is a whole non dairy case with lots of yummy choices.

Thank Diane Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed by the number of choices, especially dairy free. We had several flavors and loved them all.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The signature flavors were really good. There was a large variety of choices of not just gelato but various desserts. It was a small shop and the line was long but it moved pretty quick. The staff was friendly and the prices were average.

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little sorbet/gelato place located in Poipu shopping village. The wife wanted gelato after dinner, and she got two scoops for $6.50 in a small sugar cone. I tried one scoop in a cup/ She said the flavors were good, so she liked it. But...More

Thank russkwtx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't eat dairy, and was thrilled to read about all their dairy free options. My husband and I tried a couple of flavors each, and were kind of disappointed. I don't understand why everyone raves about this place, as i have found much tastier...More

Thank SandraJL19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating dinner, we walked all around the center. We settled on Gelato. Wow! We didn't "settle" at all. What great dessert!

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick, friendly service while getting a peanut butter cup gelato in Poipu. Good after dinner snack. Only complaint was that the prices seemed quite a lot since I had 2 scoops in Waikiki for near the same price and in Italy with exchange it is...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking around shopping, we needed a little snack. We decided on Gelatto. I haven't had any as good since we were in Italy!

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed June 6, 2018

We try to stop here at least once when we're visiting Kauai. This time we noticed an intriguing flavor written on the board outside. However, when we went in they said the sign was left over from the previous day and they didn't have it....More

Thank phototod
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-2663
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Papalani Gelato Franchising Company is a family-owned and operated franchisor of handmade Hawaiian style gelato, coffee, and chocolate shops which is dedicated to sharing its hand-crafted artisanal Hawaiian inspired gelato, coffees, and chocolates throughout the state of Hawaii and beyond. Many customers rave that Papalani™ has the best gelato (Italian style ice cream) and best chocolate in the nation.
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