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“Yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Tropical Dreams

Tropical Dreams
Ranked #2 of 9 Dessert in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$10
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Tropical Dreams Ice Cream offers over 150 flavors of super premium ice cream, vegan ice cream, gelato and sorbet all handmade on the big island. Super premium means it's handmade with 18% butterfat, adding a rich and creamy texture you can taste. All Hawaiian ingredients are grown on environmentally friendly farms and 100% of our cream produced by Big Island dairies. The result....a true Hawaiian gourmet ice cream that is dense and very rich tasting with flavors you only dream about
Hawaii
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Creamy, dreamy and everything tropical. A delight!

NOTE: They only take CASH there. No credit cards!

Visited June 2014
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Kalaheo, Hawaii
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Ice Cream On Kauai!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

We have traveled many places in the world and we unanimously vote Tropical Dreams Hawaiian Gourmet Ice Cream as one of the best ice cream spots ever! The owner, Dan, makes ice cream is as good as any gelato you will have in Italy. Try the Chocolate Fudge! You won't be disappointed. Dan also carries amazing fresh fruit tropical flavors - some of them very exotic!!
Many thanks you Dan!! We will miss you when we leave Kauai! My kids and I vote you as the number one spot to enjoy a refreshing delicious ice cream!! Mahalo!

  • Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The Best Damn Ice Cream Ever!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Every year when we visit Kauai; we also visit Tropical Dreams Ice Cream. We first encountered this ice cream 4 years ago and it's been love since first bite. Yes, the owner, Dan, is very enthusiastic about his product and I admire that. Think about it: this man gets to live in paradise and do what he loves. Atleast he didn't turn his business over to a bunch of brainless nitwits. The ice cream is awesome and tastes great; not cheap. You get what you pay for. I love how he takes pride in his ice cream and keeps it covered; no freezer burn! My only complaint is that parking lot; it can be a little unnerving with all of the tourists and renovations going on in that shopping center. Aloha!

  • Visited June 2014
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great little treat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

We must say, great treat as we walked across the street for a quick stomp of the sweet tooth in the evening. I will say the owner of the store can be a bit hyper and will boast his store, ego and product but the taste and quality of the ice cream is great. Know what you want and order with some authority cause you too will hear the hoopla of the store, history and how it's made and why you don't look down into the ice cream cause they are covered....you'll soon find out why they are covered trust me...

Visited June 2014
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Strawberry, Arizona
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice treat!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

It is absolutely delicious and they have lots of flavors. We all enjoyed our ice cream after snorkeling.

Visited June 2014
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