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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Shaved ice is an island must. Scandinavian Shaved Ice is conveniently located in the center of Ali'i street in downtown Kona. This shop had just about every flavor and topping imaginable. It was a bit sweet for my liking, but still tasty none the less....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dru Y
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to Scandinavian Shave Ice. We are big fans of shaved ice and have enjoyed trying all of the different places on the Hawaiian islands. We found the flavors artificial tasting and completely unlike the names they represented. We could not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bunchi123
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This place has some of the best shave ice I've ever had. Plus, they have dole whip, for those not into shave ice. Their ice is the fluffiest and lightest shave ice ever. I wish they offered more naturally colored flavors, but the ice is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank E K
Reviewed 12 April 2018

My kids were dying for more shave ice so we stopped in, it was a little place and the dishes were much smaller than other shave ice we had while on the island. I would have loved if the outside around was a little more...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We went to Scandinavian Shave Ice because One Aloha Shave Ice was closed the day we went to the airport to fly home. We needed one more shave ice treat after having gone to One Aloha 3 times (and loving it!) in our 10 days...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MickDidi
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We tried 2 shave ice places in Kona, and this was by far the best. The ice was shaved almost to the consistency of snow, and I believe they had more than 20 flavors of syrups to choose from. You can also opt to have...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cmbrown88
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

One of my daughters and wife love shaved ice. We stopped here and were not dissapointed. This was the best shaved ice we have ever had and the friendliest most helpful staff! Do not miss!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 874jason
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We discovered this gem on one of out last days on the island, sadly. We still managed to visit twice and it was delicious both times! THE LILIKOI CHEESECAKE ICE CREAM WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!!! Its smooth, creamy, and tart...it started off sweet with the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CC B
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We have had a few shave ices in our trips to the islands, but this place so far is at the top of our list for the Big Island. The options for shave ice are mind boggling and one can order just about any combination...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We were looking for shaved ice and are so happy we wandered in to Scandinavian Shave Ice. They actually had the option of having ice cream in the middle which was amazing. We also had a pineapple/ice cream twist cone. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kristine L
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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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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