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Maui Gelato

#6 of 19 Dessert in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence
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2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 120, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
+1 808-419-6213
08:00 - 21:30
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128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day in the sun, dinner on a patio, or a leisurely walk - nothing is better than a stop at Maui Gelato. In the Dolphin Plaza, this little shop serves up unlimited flavors, in various sizes. It settles a tummy before bed, or helps cool you down during the heat of the day. They have a frequent user... More 

Thank gggray17
Hammondsport, New York
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many places that describe themselves as shave ice on Maui seem to actually be snow cones. I never expected that we'd find real shave ice in a gelato shop. The shave ice was soft and fluffy and at least half of the syrups are real fruit juice. The colors in the juice aren't as vibrant, but the flavors are out... More 

Thank Julie H
Chicago, IL
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rank Tobi's Shave Ice in Paia as the best, but Maui Gelato comes a close second! The staff packs the ice and doesn't skimp on syrup. They're also very friendly and personable. (Yes, the gelato looks fabulous but we are Shave Ice 24/7.)

Thank Renchard
Winnipeg, Canada
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maui Gelato was my husband's favourite place to stroll to. We both enjoyed all the wonderful and delicious flavours of both ice cream and gelato that was there. Their shaved ice also was fantastic. You sure get big portions!!! Worth the stroll, that's for sure!!!

Thank heeheesissy2010
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are having a 4 day holiday in Maui and as of day 3, we have been here every day for something! We had waffles for dinner last night. The banana Nutella one is so nice. I had gelato instead of cream which was extra but worth it.

1 Thank DiMatt2906
Eagle River, Alaska
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Shaved ice size small or micro are huge here. Gelato mixed with espresso is a first but worth it so good.

Thank hkbooher
Royal Oak, Michigan
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201 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I didn't try the gelato but they had a lot of different offerings. I did have the shave (not shaved) ice and the lady was helpful explaining that some flavors are syrup while others are actually fruit juice. You can get 3 flavors so try a few different ones

Thank williephips
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The selection of flavors of Gelato and Shave ice are incredible, plus large selection of Roselani ice cream flavors. Their sign on the wall says best gelato on the island, and I can taste why. Their portions are very large for the price. Bet you can't just go here once!

Thank Margaret S
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I love supporting a local small business that not only has awesome service but also excellent products. This gelato was outstanding. Definitely recommended.

Thank Andrew J
Oakley, California, United States
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My kids love this place. It's a nice break from their daily shaved ice addiction. The owners are also very nice

Thank Monica G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2395 S Kihei Rd Ste 120, Dolphin Plaza, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8635
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-419-6213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?