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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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend, so we had to try it out. It was a great find! We have "sampled" MANY different shave ice places on the island and this was a favorite. Getting the natural fruit juice added to the experience! YUMMY!

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Thank Scarlkj
Phoenix, Arizona
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We read the reviews that indicated this is the best place on the island of Kauai for Hawaiian Shave Ice, so we tried it out and we couldn't agree more! The difference is at Hee Fat they have a menu of artificial flavors and then they have a menu of REAL fruit flavors. You must get the real fruit topping,... More 

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Thank Bryant P
Florida
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

great place to shop for souvenirs and our kids LOVED the shave ice. The staff was courteous and they had unique items for souvenirs.

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Thank stepgie
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Best shave ice we had on Kauai. We got the real fruit syrup and vanilla ice cream and vanilla drizzle on top - so good!

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Thank Annie P
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We did not expect shaved ice in the back of this general store. Store had many interesting items to look over. Shaved ice was upper end. Really enjoyed the items for sale and the hospitality shown by the proprietors.

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Thank mdg150
Port Moody, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Best shave ice I ever had was the strangely named Scandinavian Shave Ice in Kona on Big Island, but Hee Fat's shave ice is the best I've found on Kauai! Great range of syrup flavors and good mac nut ice cream in the middle.

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Thank nikoandmaia
Portland, Maine
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This was the best place we got shave ice on Kauai. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it is definitely worth a visit! Has a good selection of souvenirs (not the tacky kind). We got a cool carving from a local artist.

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Thank Kate C
Watsonville, California
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341 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Written up as one of the best on the Island, we had to try it. In back of store. Warning...Shave Ice are huge!!! we split one - Ice is light & fluffy & lots of flavors to try. Pick your out & wait ( Lime delicious) They will take you name, so wait around- Don't make gal behind counter come... More 

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Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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354 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

You should be able to find something for some one back home here. A good selection of some items you can't find every where.

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Thank Slip213
Washington
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The shave ice here was a delight! Can be crowded so have patience if you are there at a busy time. Friendly, helpful staff. Parking is on the street so you might have to walk a bit, but there's lots of shopping in the area so walking is good!

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Restaurant Details

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Hawaiian
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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