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“Great Gelato - Great staff too” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Papalani Gelato

Papalani Gelato
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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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“Great Gelato - Great staff too”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Stopped by after going round the shops. Friendly guy behind the counter showed us his favorites, and we got both recommendations. They were awesome. I had the chocolate cheesecake, and my wife got a mix of fruit gelatos that was the best I've ever had. Well done papalani!

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Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Perfect desert after a Puka Dog!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Right next door to Puka Dog featuring fresh and flavorful gelato.
Mango or coconut or the always favorite CHOCOLATE.... Get some!
The perfect desert.... There's always room for ice cream.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Good way to cool down”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

I had read about the gelato shop before our trip and ran across it after a hot day hiking. The gelato was very good and I am a gelato snob-loved the true Hawaiian fruit flavors!

Visited January 2013
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Austin, Texas
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great gelato”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

After a disappointing dinner across the courtyard we stopped in here for gelato. Wow, I had the butterscotch and my wife had the macadamia nut both were very good. We are planning to go back again tomorrow...

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Palo Alto, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Coconut gelato”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

I attempted to try every coconut ice cream and gelato on the island. Hands down the best I could find was here in old koloa town. Even made the stop to have it on the way to the airport.

Visited December 2012
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marck s, Owner at Papalani Gelato, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Aloha and Mahalo for the kind remarks.

We are happy to know you enjoyed it as much as you did. We hope you had or are having a great visit to our island and hope to see you again sometime. If you ever come back again, check out our store in the Poipu Village Shopping Center as we have over 30 flavors available all the time.

Marck and Lauren
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