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Papalani Gelato

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (49 reviews)
“ice cream” (61 reviews)
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Gelato rivals the Gelato that we have had in Italy. The waffle cones do NOT breakdown and fall all over the place while eating. You can taste test before ordering and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried three scoops of gelato and loved it! The texture and flavor was just right on! You get most bang for the buck for the 3 scoops. The price of the gelato was also very reasonable. The staffs were friendly.

Thank JazzzyJas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Papalani Gelato in the Poi Pu shopping center is amazing. Creamy and delicious with a wide variety to chose from. We had the macadamia nut ice cream which was truly delicious. We sampled the non dairy chocolate coconut ice cream for reference and it was...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once we found this place we had to come back every single day thereafter until our departure. For the afficinato please be aware there are two coolers, left is jelato made with dairy products and the right is non-dairy original gelato choices. We chose choose...More

Thank TiddlerB
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Consider myself well versed in gelato, and this is the real deal. Geneous portions too. Very friendl, patient staff

Thank TSExpert
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

My wife is a chocolate person. She had BELGIUM chocolate and hazel but I had berry mix and acai/raspberry. Usually these fruits are sherbet, but here really fine gelato. The portions generous

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Family walking experience turned up this spot. Service was great....knowledgeable, attentive, and high energy.

Thank keneka
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped here for a snack and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the gelato. We tried both a chocolate and a mango fruity small dish and enjoyed and savored them both.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is cute little shop with friendly staff. Lots of great flavores of gelato to choose from. Pick a cup, waffle one and dig in! Have frozen treats , too!

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Papalanis. had excellent gelati, many varieties and all fresh - none had the "icy" tad]ste of gelati or ice cream that has been there for a while or not kept totally frozen.

Thank Happytraveler87
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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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
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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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