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“Purple ice cream!”
Review of Daves Ice Cream

Daves Ice Cream
Ranked #2 of 3 Dessert in Kealakekua
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great treat for a drive through coffee country. The Kona Mud pie and the Sweet Potato ( Bright Neon purple color), are real standouts.
This ice cream shop is a real throw back to another era..... real creamy ice cream!

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Thank Muadib84
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

Best ice cream on the Big Island. Lots of interesting flavors & the ice cream is delish! Went more than once during this trip!!!

Thank lovedoxies
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Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Top of the list was the staff; nice as can be! Very talkative and just plain friendly with good service. Building itself is clean as well.

The problem for me was the actual product itself. As they do have a variety of different, unique flavors, and the ice cream itself had flavor, it wasn't bursting with flavor, and had an icy texture to it. Don't know if was sitting for a while or if that's just how it is produced. To put it in comparison: one level over supermarket bought.

Then comes the toppings. Sparse. In a banana split, very little hot fudge and 3 tiny amounts of whipped cream, each of which were slightly smaller than the size of a ping pong ball. Not impressive.

I would definitely say stop in and patronize this locally run business; just don't expect to be overwhelmed.

Thank Jason R
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

this ice cream shop had many unique flavors to choose from. they let you sample as many different flavors you choose. all the samples i tried were excellent and was the most flavorful ice cream i have had. i tried the purple sweet potato, which was great and the hawaiian mud pie made with kona coffee, fudge, and oreo cookies. as a coffee lover i ultimately went with the hawaiian mud pie on a waffle cone that they make fresh daily. my children had fun with the blue cotton candy and frosted sugar cookie flavors as well. overall it was a great find and we look forward to going again when we are in town.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

This is a cool little shop in Kealakekua town. They have some awesome ice cream flavors. Try the Sugar Cookie it is the best i have had. Lots of great flavors . My daughter has tryed them all.
Tell evryone about this place for those hot Hawaiian Days. After kayaking or snorkeling this gorgeous island. Get the salty taste out of your mouth with some mouth watering Hawaiian Ice Cream.

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Thank AlohaKayakCo
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