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Uncle's Shave Ice

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2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Suite K158B, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
808-742-2364
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Shave Ice Experience

The choices of flavors alone will overwhelm you. Then you have to decide if you want with ice cream or not. I chose tropical flavors--passion fruit & coconut. Even the small serving is plentiful for 2. Everyone should try one while on the HI Islands. Very refreshing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The choices of flavors alone will overwhelm you. Then you have to decide if you want with ice cream or not. I chose tropical flavors--passion fruit & coconut. Even the small serving is plentiful for 2. Everyone should try one while on the HI Islands. Very refreshing!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at 3 different places on Kauai & this was the best. It's about a 5 min drive west from the Hyatt (poipu) & my kids (who rarely all agree on everything) said without hestitation this was their favorite. Great dessert for the GF, nut/egg allergy crowd. The shopping center is pretty swanky too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have a chocolate frozen banana. The chocolate was excellent, but the banana was not very frozen. It was kinda mushy and a bit overripe. My husband had a orange cream snow. He really liked it and would definitely get it again. I'd pass on the frozen banana. I was craving one and it left me not wanting another one... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Was leaving Poipu and saw this had the best rating on shave ice in the area. I am glad we went. The kids scarfed theirs down. I particularly thought they used a better syrup than most where it was not over powering. If you are nearby then you'll want to stop in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great Shave Ice and more! Cakes, ice cream, frozen bananas! Refreshing in the blazing sun! Served up Uncle's style! In ku kuli ula shopping center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A guide from our tubing adventure recommended we come here for some Snow Shave Ice....it was an excellent recommendation!! We got the asian plum flavored snow shave ice and it was awesome. Literally, like we were eating sweetly flavored snow. One serving fed 3 adults -- it was huge! Stop in here and try it. You won't be disappointed!

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Many flavor options for shave ice and the cup was large. We also tried the cream sickle ice, a little different than regular shave ice. The cream sickle was frozen and this was shaved. It was light and flavorful and a large portion.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

In the UK we do not have shave ice. In the tropical heat of Hawaii a shave ice is a real saviour. It rehydrates and is more civilised than a dripping ice lollie. Come on uk .

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We tried their Japanese toast and a mango/passionfruit shaved ice and both were huge and so good. We will definitely need to come back and try some more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great Shave Ice! Very large serving and plenty of sweet syrup. Melted quickly in your mouth which was refreshing in the heat of the day. Service was a bit slow, but shaving the ice is done with each order and that's why it takes a few minutes. Well worth the wait.

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Additional Information about Uncle's Shave Ice

Address: 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Suite K158B, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 808-742-2364
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Hawaiian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Suite K158B, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: 808-742-2364

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hawaiian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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