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Papalani Gelato

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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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11:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here 4 times in one week. Gelato is excellent. Highly recommend the papalani pie flavour (macadamia, kona coffee, vanilla and choc). Tasted really close to the best gelato places we visited in Italy last spring.

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Thank Bob D
Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This gelato was so fantastic. The chocolate and Salt Ponds flavors were my favorite. The service and price were good. Great place for a quick, yummy treat!

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Thank BF2531
Morro Bay, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the gelato so much I went again a few days later. Really good waffle cups and cones too. So ono!!

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Thank RondaRA
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gelato is ok, but their ice cream (gelato) sandwich is amazing (frozen cookie dough top/bottom and vanilla bean gelato in the center.

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Thank John W
Rock Rapids, Iowa
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start? If you want a refreshing treat this is the place to go! Try the coconut, the strawberry guava, the banana split... Try them all! Really good in a waffle cone!

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Thank visitorfromIA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tropical gelato is a nice complement for you Puka Dog. Serving size are generous and not too expensive. A sweet treat for a warm day.

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Thank meghan b
Hawaii Kai, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Middle of opens air shopping area - nothing special - the usual selections and flavors. No waiting ok

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Thank stewart j
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

There is a nice variety of gelato flavors many featuring tropical fruits and nuts. The gelato is great and a perfect complement to a hot sunny day in Kauai.

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Thank Seth S
Park Ridge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We preferred gelato over ice cream. The tastes are crisper and more flavorful. Servings were OK, not overly generous. They sell Kauai chocolate products as well.

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Thank Robert S
Placentia, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Oh yes, gelato! So many choices. Maybe should have skipped dinner to have more room? Tried two flavors. Both delicious!

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Thank Tzipster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
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
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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