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Shave Ice Paradise

5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
+1 808-826-6659
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love shave ice! This place had a great selection of flavors and awesome service. Try some of the more unique selections to get a real flavor of Hawaii

Thank alysounmlowe
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It's nice to have a shave ice to enjoy when walking around Hanalei. It is pretty good here and you have the option for mac nut or vanilla ice cream on the bottom of your cup. We had it three times in a week on...More

Thank SunnysideDon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I consider myself a shave ice connoisseur, and we definitely tried multiple shave ices across the island on our recent trip. This is the place I wanted to come back to the most. Perfect ice. Perfect amount of delicious syrup (my favorite was a mix...More

Thank RodneyE38
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had heard all about the shaved ice craze and were eager to try it. We stopped by Shave Ice Paradise and were woefully disappointed. The flavors were terribly sweet and artificial tasting . A place to be avoided.

Thank MNK68
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Best Shave Ice on the Island! Our family heads here several times every trip. Get it w/ the mac nut ice cream mixed in.

Thank Hollmann20
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were shopping at Tropical Tantrum and saw this shave ice stand so stopped to enjoy. The help was friendly and informative. We really enjoyed our treat !

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is one of the better of the ubiquitous Shave Ice Stands. I think they make their own fruit syrups because they are not sickly sweet but have a natural fruit flavor that is refreshing. If you find yourself on the North Shore of Kauai...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Typical, average shave ice. Customer service negligible. Will do the trick but have had much better with better service

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lots of newer shops make fresh syrup on site. Generally these are much sweeter... usually too sweet. These syrups are Hawaiian made still, but mixed prior to order and perfectly balanced. Good service by the one associate working. Can't go wrong with any shave ice...More

Thank David&Puanani
Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can't swing a dead rooster in Kauai without hitting a shave ice place, but this one seemed better than most. It's still ice and flavored syrup, but the staff were nice and friendly.

Thank pazduha
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31 March 2015|
Response from asteinharter | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue. But I do know that it is very good. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-6659
Shave Ice Paradise offers authentic, soft & fluffy Hawaiian Shave Ice as well as ice cream & milkshakes to our wonderful customers! Many flavor options available! Ask about our special combinations which are shave ice over a scoop of ice cream and add a sno-cap on top to make it even more heavenly! Located in the heart of Historic Hanalei Town right next door to Bubba's Burgers. Stop by for a refreshing, delicious shave ice today! Open Every Day! Hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm Monday thru Saturday, 11:30am - 5:30pm on Sunday.
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