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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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“azuki beans” (12 reviews)
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75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Aussies take note. You’ll only need about half as much syrup! Delicious but even the sugar free was too much sweet for us!

Thank AeroDDD
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this place! The shaved ice was delicious and they had SO many flavor combinations it was actually hard to choose. Huge variety/combinations. I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a sweet treat. They also give you huge portions - a...More

Thank Krista L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as we were intrigued by the 'Scandanavian' part of their name. Though never figuring out what this place has to do with Scandanavia (is it just because they have ice?) we left happy. The staff seemed genuinely happy to assist us and explain...More

Thank Yorweerd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most variety of flavors, ice shaved to perfection, and all options available, with ice cream, drizzled with condensed milk, etc.

Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two weeks in Hawaii having shaved ice at every opportunity, and this was the best I had. The selection of flavors is never ending and the location is great, just get your shaved ice and sit on the wall across the street and...More

Thank Geoff O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the shave ice that I can get at home, but waaaay better. The serving was enormous and they had a huge variety of flavors. This was my favorite shave ice of the trip!

Thank BrennaHC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love shaved ice this is the place to go. They offer the most shaved ice/ice cream variety I have ever seen. The topics are amazing and the Manager is a fun guy. We went here every single day during our trip although we...More

Thank Jo-and-Jay-Jeremy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never had shaved ice before but it came highly recommended from a friend!!!!!!! We found this place in downtown Kona and what a hit!!!!!! They offer a wide variety of flavors that are delicious. The sizes are remarkable. We shared a small with two...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice wide variety. Use yelp checkin for a free topping. Best I had on a long trip. Would give 4.5 if I could.

Thank dougmatt_ta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best shaved iced in Kona!!! We have tried them all here in town but this is the spot. Conveniently located in town to other great shops! Enjoy!

Thank CMel
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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