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Reviewed October 12, 2023

Wonderful ice cream shop that the neighbors recommended to us. Our family visited many times during the week. .lots of fun flavors to try.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed January 23, 2023

Great ice cream, lots of flavors that are fun and unique to try. We heard from the neighbor what a great place it was and it did not disappoint.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed March 30, 2022

Nice place tucked in a small mall in Waimanalo - worth finding. Great selection. I had Matcha Green Tea and Ube - both very good.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed November 17, 2021

We tried two different flavors of macadamia nut ice cream. They were delish. Staff was friendly and restaurant was clean. I thought prices were reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed June 22, 2020 via mobile

I love Dave’s and have been coming here for years. Unfortunately, as of recently there has been a sharp decline in customer service. I feel bad for the owner because I think the staff turns away customers whenever they have to make something on their...menu. Especially, when it is slow. We ask for a milkshake... they are out of milk. The time before that, we asked for a fruit smoothie and they didn’t have the fruit. It has happened over and over again. It seems like the staff is content with only serving scoops of ice cream. I can’t imagine running an ice cream parlor that serves only a handful of items and constantly being out of essential menu items like the fruit for smoothies and milk for milkshakes. I hope the owner doesn’t lose too many customers due to the current staff.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

Dave’s has the best ice cream on the island! I had the caramel macadamia nut in a waffle cone. They started in 1982 and were in People magazine. There is usually a line but it is worth the wait. They also have Ube and Taro...and loca flavors.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

After you leave Honolulu proper you can begin to feel at times like places for treats and other stops are hard to find. Ice cream shops aren’t typically plentiful either but there is one on Oahu’s eastern side in Waimanalo. It’s in a plain little...strip mall and the prices are higher than most state-siders are used to. But the portions are big, even the small size, and the ice cream is rich. Lots of flavors too. Everyone needs their ice cream fix especially on vacation! And Dave’s has most of your favorites!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Outstanding ice cream, particularly the coconut macadamia nut . Some of the best flavors offered. Unfortunately only one person serving so service very slow. Otherwise, absolutely worth going

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

The title is all that really needs to be said. The 7 of us went about 5:30. I think they close at 7. No waiting for us but the 20 people behind us had to wait a bit. Only one person dipping. Very sufficient portions....Lots of choices.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

We came here for a quick treat while on vacation in Waimanalo. I got their halo-halo which was topped with their ube ice cream while my daughter had the cotton candy flavor. Both were really delicious and I was sad we never made a second...trip back there. Excellent stop in the Waimanalo area!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Dave's Ice Cream is so rich and delicious. This us the go to spot while in Waimanalo for ice cream. Try the lemon custard, it's so good

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

I had the coconut macadamian icecream and my husband had the coffee icecream. The girl at the counter was attentive and answered all our questions. Locally made ice creams.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Not going to lie, from the street/parking lot, this place looks like a dive. The building and floors desperately need upkeep, but the ice cream is AMAZING! Super creamy, and doesn’t taste like it’s been sitting in the freezer getting hard and crusty. We tried...4 flavours and they were all delicious without tasting too overwhelming, nor too artificial. Would recommend stopping in if you’re driving by.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Coming back from the Waimanalo Country Farm Pumpkin Patch, ice cream sounded great. The girl at the front was very rude and “Hates Ice Cream” when asked for a suggestion. On to the next place for a cold tasty treat. Didn’t even want to try...ice cream after that experience.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice ice cream, nice AC and they are dog friendly. They don’t accept cash though. They have smoothies too.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Dave's Ice Cream Parlors is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5