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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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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Shave ice was made with real fruit juice and the ice cream in the middle is sooooo good! Shave ice anywhere is going to be disappointing after this!

Thank Jaqijoy
Berkeley, California
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273 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have visited Kauai many times and we tend to return to our favorite spots as part of each visit. The shave ice at the Hee Fat General Store in Kapaa was something we discovered a few years ago, and we have been going back ever since. I provided many details in an older review. The bottom... More 

Thank Andreas G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had shave ice from another place the night before and thought it was sooooo good so the next day we decided to try Hee Fat's shave ice and WOW! So much better than the other place! So good! I'm sad we tried it on our last day here instead of our first...

Thank Megan B
Seattle, Washington
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great flavors. Nice size. Same (fairly expensive) price as other places. Nice folks. Only down side is that it is fairly popular and they have only one shave ice machine, so it can take a bit of time. We loved the ices with Mac Nut ice cream in the middle!

Thank SeattleBasedVagabond
Bountiful, Utah
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best shave ice I have ever had. Growing up in Hawaii i ate a lot of shave ice. These guys make the syrup from fresh fruit, wow it is so good. You get such a generous portion it could almost be a meal. You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank kjlfigueira
Alma, Arkansas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stop by for the wildest shaved ice treat u ever had . Every flavor under the sun and then their famous sno-cap they invented. Always a line there but they move fast and are very friendly. Even if they are about 5 bucks they are worth it. Two can share this mountain of shaved ice. They have natural favors as... More 

Thank Bob S
San Jose, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A stop at Hee Fat (two owners last names) for shaved ice turned into a very cool experience (pun snuck up on me). We were wowed; chose the natural syrups-pineapple, coconut, and strawberry-super flavorful! It is very fluffy and the portion is so large it could easily suffice for 2 people. We chatted with the person making the treat, who... More 

Thank PJ F
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Try shaved ice while in Kauai - but make sure you taste Hee Fats. Syrups are home made. Have it served over macadamia nut ice cream. Don't be afraid of the size - the dessert is actually light and so delicious.

Thank Beth Ann L
San Lorenzo, California
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Go no further than Hee Fat for your shave ice! The prices cannot be beat either!! It's a must for us everytime we go to Kauai. Love, love, love it!!! Have I mentioned how yummy it is for the price?

Thank Maria M
Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The shaved ice with custom flavors and macadamia nut ice cream was REALLY good. The hot dog with Passion fruit mustard is so good you'll buy the Passion Fruit Mustard as a souvenir along with the Macadamia Nut Honey Coconut Peanut Butter to take home to your friends - it tastes so much better than a t-shirt.

Thank Traveler32819

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?