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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” (325 reviews)
“sorbet” (46 reviews)
“ice cream” (58 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:30All hours
2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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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
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

You certainly won't regret coming here! I had the coconut with dark chocolate flakes in a chocolate dipped waffle cone...YUM. Plus they'll let you try as many flavors as you'd like. Friendly service. 2 thumbs up.

Thank Marissa H
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

Best ice cream on Kauai...try the Salt pond flavour or the cheese cake brezzer...awesome!!! If you're in trouble to make your decision, don't worry, you can try the flavours you like!!!

Thank Marcel B
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Our first time past Papalani Gelato, we were too full from our Puka Dogs to partake so we made a special trip into the shopping center in Poipu a few days later. My husband had a shake made with the Belgian chocolate gelato mixed with...More

Thank allianne12
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I love gelato and this is a great addition for Kauai. They have nots of great flavors. Liked the gelato but it is expensive

Thank annleightontripadvisor
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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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