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Tropical Dreams Ice Cream

55-3412 Akoni Pule Hwy, Across from Bamboo Restaurant, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
+1 808-889-5577
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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55-3412 Akoni Pule Hwy, Across from Bamboo Restaurant, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

A variety of flavored - I read & sorbets. A refreshing break after a drive from Kialua. This us across the street from the Bamboo Resturant and Gallery. There are a variety of flavor sand portion sizes. The prices are fair and a value for...More

Thank HPutts
Reviewed 8 June 2017

On a hot day, it was nice to stop here for good ice cream. You can sit outdoors and people watch while enjoying your selection.

Thank Lois908
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The best macadamia nut ice cream ever! And it's all made here on the Big Island! Staff is friendly and courteous. Have been there many times and will continue to go back!

Thank Bigmama621
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great ice-cream at this busy spot. The busy staff are patient with all of the visitors. Perfect ratio of espresso to ice-cream in the affogato.

Thank nhes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Have been here more than once. Lots of flavors. Big scoops. Nice stop when traveling up North. Have never had the food here.

Thank traveldiva97
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a busy spot and the staff isn't in a hurry so if it's crowded make sure you are on island time or come back later. The ice cream is so good especially the mac nut flavour. Make sure you eat it fast because...More

Thank jenericCalgary
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had the shave ice with ice cream and snow cap. Went there twice while in town. Decent treat! Service a little slow as only one person working both times I was there.

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This locally made ice cream is worth finding. We saw it several places on the Big Island. We read about the ice cream in a guide book and it didn't disappoint. I think they offered about 12 flavors. They will give a small sample.

Thank Littoral_Traveler
Reviewed 8 February 2017

One of our favorite haunts on the Big Island. We go for the steamed egg on a bagel and Kona coffee. Deee lish! A lovely country feel to this local store/coffee/ice cream shop. Check them out!!

Thank Missy M
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This brand of ice cream made in Waimea is sold in many restaurant across the island. It is exceptionally creamy and delicious.

Thank newtothesouth
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55-3412 Akoni Pule Hwy, Across from Bamboo Restaurant, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hawi
  • Phone Number: +1 808-889-5577
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This little old fashioned ice cream parlor and coffee shop has the best selection of Tropical Dreams flavors found on the Big Island. We loved the Green Tea Ice Cream, but the Coconut was good, too. Several sorbet flavors were available. All of the shops in Hawi look like they have been around for decades and this is no exception, but that's part of this town's charm.
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