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IL Gelato Cafe Kahala

4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5319
+1 808-732-3999
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Italian
$$ - $$$
4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5319
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

About time a do a review because I've been going here for the longest time ever. I really love place! Nice spot for gelato, acai bowls, some 10/10 coffee, and food. I mostly go here for coffee and scoops. The brand they use is Illy,...More

Thank Tsuki T
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

The staff here is absolutely amazing! Fast, friendly, and always on it. The basilico Panini is just straight addictive too! However, i'd have to say my favourite thing about il gelato is the "siesta" vibe, counter seating let's me just sit down and enjoy my...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I've been going to IL Gelato Hawaii for nearly 10 years and every time I go I'm still impressed with the quality of the gelato and anything else I order. My favorite menu item is undoubtedly the milkshake. You get to pick any flavor of...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Having been to Italy, one cannot compare the gelato in Italy to gelato elsewhere. As I stated, it's good ice cream but not anywhere close to the gelato one experiences in Italy. On the expensive side.....$3.50 for a extra small scoop. Would I fly to...More

Thank kcchin
Reviewed July 8, 2017

I have to admit that, as many times that I've been to Kahala Mall, I Snobbishly avoided this kiosk style oasis. Then, the other day when shopping at the huge, upscale, Ala Moana Mall (to which all Oahu roads lead), I stopped for "gelato" at...More

Thank grammie d
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

I came here today with a friend because she had recommended it, and I can tell you that I was impressed. Their ice cream was so good, they had flavors that stood out and the girl helping me (Theo) was very helpful. When I arrived,...More

Thank Herehau
Reviewed May 28, 2017

lots of choices .... nice setting sitting at the counter. in the middle of many shops. how can you beat being in an air conditioned environment. plus if you are not sure, they give you a chance to sample

Thank leslie i
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Stopped for a quick drink. But when it takes twenty minutes to make a cup of tea and we were the only people there, I now understand why we were the only people there. We clearly ordered two Irish breakfast tea with milk.We got two...More

Thank Yarrah
Felix K, Owner at IL Gelato Cafe Kahala, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Aloha Yarrah, this is Felix from IL Gelato Hawaii. We are a family owned business and my parents Dirk and Nicole are the owners and founders. Please accept our apology for the poor service you have received from our staff at our Kahala location. At...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was craving something sweet today and I couldn't be happier that I stumbled upon Il Gelato's Kahala Mall location! As soon as I saw the Belgian waffle I knew that was the perfect thing to satisfy my sweet tooth. The homemade berry sauce they...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We love the gelato , best service and the coffee too. We tried gelato all over the world , but il gelato is the best of all.

Thank Alex B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5319
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-732-3999
Come and visit our retail location in the Kahala Mall. Enjoy our amazing gelato in freshly baked cones or spectacular coppas (Italian sundaes). We offer a broad gelateria style menu with Italian coffeespecialties, smoothies, Acai and Pitaya Bowls, Belgian Waffles, Paninis and amazing Crepes. Our gelato is authentic and handmade here on the island! We serve one of Italians best barista coffee - Illy.
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