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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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Toronto, Canada
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried shave ice for the first time. At first I thought it would be a snow cone but it is has a much nicer texture We enjoyed it

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Thank cossy83
Thunder Bay, Canada
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174 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Uncle shave ice was just ok...It was hard to not to compare it to ulilanis maui which is amazing with the natural syrups. Would skip this and go to Lapperts instead.

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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been a few years since I've been to a Hawaiian island & I'd been craving the amazing shaved ice!! It was alright. Good flavor choices & you can get the cream on top. Expensive compared to others & not as good as some I've had on Maui. Service was good - they were friendly and efficient.

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Calabasas, California
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76 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly way better than snow cones on the mainland, but as Shave ice goes just doesn't match places like Loco Coco. The only advantage to this place is it's open until 9. The syrups don't seem homemade and there is nothing special about their shave ice - no fruit on top, no special secret middle ingredient, etc. The flavors are... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four shave snows cost $25... We went here specifically to try the shave snow. We have tried shave ice on every island and most of the shave ice stands (kids have made it a goal to try them all). We did not try Uncle's shave ice. Unanimously, we all decided we preferred shave ice to shave snow.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not pass these up, stop and get one of these wonderful desserts as many times as you can while in Kauai. You are going to walk the calories off anyway when you go hiking--enjoy your vacation. Try one of the more popular combinations such as the Kauai Kine: fresh pineapple , macadamia not ice cream , shave ice with... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The girls that served us did not seem happy to be there and it was the most expensive shave ice we have found on the Island.

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Sacramento, California
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First there are so many flavors and you can choose more than one, even the smaller portion size seems big.

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Thank jam1015
Austin, Texas
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Honey Toast with macadamia ice cream was the most delicious thing I think I have ever eaten. I was caught off guard on how amazing it was. I ordered a small portion which was really pretty big. I thought for sure I would not be able to eat the entire thing.....I WAS WRONG! I could not practice self control... More 

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Thank MAV1031
Orange County, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in the Koloa area and went to the Uncles at the Shops at Kukui’ula after seeing the reviews on TA Wow, it was fantastic. The thing that surprised us most was the huge selection of flavors to choose from. The two women running the place were very friendly.

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?