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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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“gelato” (329 reviews)
“sorbet” (47 reviews)
“ice cream” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 3 October 2014

Great mix of flavours, many of which I hadn't come across before. And reasonable low fat. Good service. Recommended....

Thank davidh of england
Reviewed 2 October 2014

There are so many favors of gelato and sorbet that one could keep coming back over and over and never need to have the same flavor. I love the Hawaiian fruits so when I saw the lychee and lilikoi sorbets I knew I would be...More

Thank h2ogeek
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Loved the Salted caramel gelato! But $4 for a tiny scoop??? Ouch! I'd hate to bring a family here but it is delicious.

Thank Vic_Polly011
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I was thrilled to see 15 flavors of non-dairy sorbet here!!! Dark Chocolate, Coconut Chip, Limone, the most I've ever seen! 6 flavors for $8. (Fewer flavors for less.) Oh...most people come for the 15 flavors of gelato, which are even more amazing but some...More

Thank cahimi
Reviewed 21 September 2014

My first taste of gelato was here. I loved the mint. This is right next to Puka dog. Perfect light treat after a Puka dog.

Thank ShondaBM
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This ice cream is very good with a good selection of flavours. We have visited this place a couple if times. Service was very quick and prices are reasonable.

Thank Manderj
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We had the Belgian Chocolate gelato a and it was great. The staff was very friendly as well. I would default go back.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Excellent! spent three weeks in Poipu and hit this place twice a day. The flavors are fantastic, it seems they make small batches and are constantly rotating flavors. Lots of yummy different ones to try. You can mix more than one flavor even in the...More

Thank RunnerDB
Reviewed 15 September 2014

The shopping complex where this is situated is nice. Just outside the gelato place, there is a beautiful lawn where you can enjoy your tropical treat. There are many flavors to pick from and you can taste before ordering. Try their smoothies as well.

Thank Shreyk21
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Right across the road from Kiahuna in the Poipu Shopping Village, Papalani Gelato is a delicious way to treat yourself.

Thank LJHSViking
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Restaurant Details

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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
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
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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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