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Papalani Gelato

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (63 reviews)
“sorbet” (47 reviews)
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here after dinner in this area . Service was good and there was a nice variety of gelato flavors to choose from

Thank R P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed some gelato after lunch at Puka Dog. The flavours were good but not distinctive and the prices seemed high. In contrast, thoroughly enjoyed our cones today at Lapperts!

Thank Johanne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a small portion of ice cream to try first. I chose sea salt caramel and mango from a variety of roughly 20 different tastes. While the caramel was a really good choice, the mango ice cream was a bit bland. Sadly, it wasn’t...More

Thank Holger C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good but the place is costly and the gelato had too many ice crystals that distracted from the taste.

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just walked over from the Kauai Beach Club for a tasty treat and were not disappointed. The Kauai Crunch was good and the Papalani Pie was a nice coffee flavored choice. We will be back

Thank HoopUte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here once for gelato and chose not to go back again during our week long stay. We found the flavor to be mediocre at best....rather bland.

Thank Sandra5678
Reviewed 7 March 2018

In the nine days we were visiting this island paradise, we had to get gelato at least three times. The Kauai crunch is wonderful.

Thank GoodToGo541
Reviewed 6 March 2018

What more can I say. Excellent gelato in very interesting flavors. Many of the fruit flavors are made with local fruits. Can't get much better than this.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Lots and lots of choices. Very tasty gelato and a visit shouldn't be missed. Multiple locations on the island.

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We go looking for good gelato. Papalani Gelato was good but not eye-rolling awesome. Still, who can complain about eating tasty gelato with your honey in Kauai?!

Thank Brent W
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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
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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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