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Uncle's Shave Ice

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2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St, Suite K158B, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
+1 808-742-2364
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my third time to frequent this place in 2 days. The shave snow is life changing... get the local favorite.

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Thank Randy B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shaved ice on Maui is prepared different and much better. Your just getting a snow cone in Kauai. Dont waste time

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Thank Scott B
Fairfax County, Virginia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad and I went here for a quick dessert. We ended up waiting in line for a bit because it was a hot and sunny day, but the wait was well worth it. I got the grape and blue raspberry shave ice and absolutely loved it! The portions are very large (even though I got a small) but totally... More 

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Thank mgwalker8
North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best shave snow on Kauai and we tried them all during our vacation. Our new favorite item? Shaved Snow. You have to try it.

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Thank bl2007nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had my first ever shave ice at Uncle's Shave Ice at the Poipu Shopping Center. The Blue Hawaiian was fantastic. It was macademia nut ice cream, with the blue shave ice on top, and the coconut creme sauce on top. Fabulous.

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Thank JennV282
Eagle, Idaho
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had one with macadamia nut ice cream on the bottom, pineapple pieces on top of the ice cream, shave ice and pineapple and coconut syrups and topped with cream. It was one of their signature menu items. It was amazing. Got the large for a dollar more, plenty to share with 2 people!

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Thank Cindy P
Wasington State
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I would rate Uncle's product and staff as average, but it's convenient location probably makes them successful. We normally visit several shave ice locations per Kauai visit and Uncle's is average among the choices. JoJo's in Waimea or Hanalei is fantastic!

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Thank outdoorjunkies
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The shaved ice was good, the service however, not so good! We went twice while on our stay, and the first time the lady was a little nicer, the second time the lady didn't even talk. Paying $11 for semi good shaved ice and bad service is definitely not worth it!

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Thank Danielle M
Idaho Falls
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had to go back three times to Uncle's Shave Ice. Don't just try the shaved ice-which is excellent, but try the shaved milk ice which we loved, also try the honey toast with macadamia nut ice cream! They are all delicious and fun treats that are unique to the islands.

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Thank Tamra B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I heard that shave ice was a "must eat" in Hawaii. This was our moment. We arrived very close to closing time and yet the staff was super friendly. We enjoyed the shave ice and the shaved snow (I can personally say that the coconut flavor is amazing). Do it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Hawaiian
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St, Suite K158B, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-2364

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?