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Hee Fat General Store

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4-1354 Kuhio Hwy, Ste 1, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1669
+1 808-823-6169
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the real fruit POG with Macadamia Nut ice cream on the bottom. It is delicious. We also bought some coconut peanut butter for some co-workers and it is very good! Great place.

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Cumming, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, I bake from scratch. Which means sometimes I make my own fruit purées or compotes or syrups. Like blueberry, lemon, raspberry, strawberry, etc. However... the *natural* syrups at Hee Fat General Store they use on their shave ice? I might as well use Smuckers 'fruit' syrups in my baking. I was completely floored by their syrups: deliciously fresh, perfectly... More 

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Thank MelissasHusband
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd read about the deal here and can confirm it's true. Monster sized product with ice cream in the bottom for less that 5 bucks per person. Compare that to as much as $6.50 at other places. Great store to look around in as well.

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Thank Perry W
Port Orange, Florida
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have to stop at Hee Fat for shaved ice with mac nut ice cream!! Instead of the "standard" sugary syrup topping, they offer real fruit. Great store as well, with well priced shirts and other island products.

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Thank hphlee
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The shave ice here is so ONO!!! And they use homemade fruit syrups. You can add ice cream on the bottom of the "cone," but we took ours without the ice cream. Perfection! And a good price. Super customer service, too, combined with the perfect shave ice kept us coming back.

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Thank Sheri102
anacortes
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had never heard of shave ice until we went to Kauai. What a treat! They were huge and wonderful, espeically on a hot day. Mine didn't have ice cream (allergic to dairy) but was still delicious. The store is good, too--lots of interesting things.

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Thank travelcrazy63
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This charming little general store, located on the main highway, has absolutely without question the best shave ice on Kauai. Ask for the natural flavoring, and get it with ice cream. Delicious!

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Thank krestona
Santa Cruz, California
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We went to 3 different shave ice places during our visit and this was hands down the best. I got the POG flavor and my husband got some kind of blueberry coconut.

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Thank Chelsea W
St. George, Utah
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Literally the best Shave Ice my wife and I have ever had. They have artificial and non artificial flavors to choose from. The macadamia nut ice cream at the bottom was amazing. Also, very friendly staff.

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Thank Josh W
Traverse City, Michigan
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101 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The shave ice was excellent. We got the lava flow which had a macadamia nut ice cream base. So good on a hot day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Hawaiian
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Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1354 Kuhio Hwy, Ste 1, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1669
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-6169

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