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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” (210 reviews)
“gelato” (22 reviews)
“sorbet” (13 reviews)
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4-831 Kuhio Hwy Ste 220, Kauai Village Shopping Center, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1574
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The best flavors around. Keep going back and try them all! Coffee ice cream was especially delicious here.

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived at the airport and were heading to our lodgings on the north shore. We were starving so we stopped at the Panda Express in this shopping center. We saw Tropical Dreams next door and thought we'd try it for dessert. Glad we...More

Thank DEP18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

INCREDIBLE Ice cream and sorbet!!! The vegan chocolate sorbet was TOO DIE FOR! Eric (the owner) was so friendly and treated us like family! Had so many sample that made it so hard to choose a flavor.....decided we will just have to come back every...More

2  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, we have been here 2x so far and I'm pretty sure we will be back at least a 3rd and maybe a 4th time in our 7 day trip. Our kids were sad that we didn't go again today. :) Flavors change daily and...More

2  Thank WE_LV_2_TRVL36
Reviewed 14 July 2017 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.

2  Thank Vijay N
Reviewed 11 July 2017 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.

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 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

2  Thank ReynoldsWife
Reviewed 4 July 2017 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 3 July 2017

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 21 June 2017

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

2  Thank leeannabutte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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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