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Scandinavian Shave Ice

75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
+1 808-326-2522
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The shave ice was amazing. Tons of flavors choices. We had the apple, blue Hawaiian, cherry and of course snow cap on top! Definitely a great stop for the family or a romantic date.

Thank Eskie2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

The shaved ice here was great and they also had very good ice cream, we went back to this place a few times during our stay.

Thank FogHat13
Reviewed 1 week ago

A shave-ice here is a tradition of ours. The portions are huge so you need to be pretty thirsty for even a medium. There is a wide choice of flavors and some nice ice cream for a center treat. Each shave ice is made, from...More

Thank Hal72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this has the best shave Ice in town, but we went there for the ice cream. We had ours in vanilla waffle cones. We were very refreshed. Everything we tasted was delicious.

Thank Mark A K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wait staff was super friendly. The positive ends there. The pineapple soft serve was not rich or creamy. It was rather grainy. The shaved ice was terrible. We tried mango, guava, lychee, tamarind, tiger’s blood, and love in a cup ice. All the flavorings taste...More

Thank drbackpain
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not as good as Matsumoto's on Oahu's north coast but is probably the best on the Big Island. The servings are generous and the guy behind the counter was super chill and nice. If you're walking around Kona and need a treat...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were strolling around the town of Kailua-Kona on a warm afternoon and spotted Scandinavian Shave Ice. I knew that it would fit the bill for a cool treat. I have ordered shave ice from other businesses in the past, but this one is a...More

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the reviews and had to try this. We chose their signature lava flow ice cream with mango, passion fruit and watermelon flavours and mochis on top. Each of the kids got to choose a flavour, hence the watermelon, which wouldn’t have been my first...More

Thank Bridget_Likes_Sun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a treat! We went twice and shared the smaller size. It was a special that had Macadamia Ice Cream in the middle, three Hawaiian flavors throughout the shaved ice, and a coconut syrup dribbled over the top. Definitely a must go to if...More

Thank RoseCityGal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on the drive from Hilo to Hapuna for shave ice - it was delicious! Portions are large, shave ice is snowy. Worth a stop.

Thank DG_lovestravel
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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2522
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