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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This was the best shave ice we had on the island! We tried other places and decided to hold off on shave ice until we could go back to Uncle's. We had the honey toast with caramel and a shave ice. Both were really good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This was the best shave ice we had on the island! We tried other places and decided to hold off on shave ice until we could go back to Uncle's. We had the honey toast with caramel and a shave ice. Both were really good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

While I wasn't sure what to expect from a guy selling shave ice out of a van in a strip mall parking lot, I was pleasantly surprised! Many places on the island have good shave ice, Uncle's personal touch made this the best on the island! The macadamia nut ice cream was delicious and there were many flavor choices. Uncle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We hit uncle's several times and were never disappointed. The shave snow was excellent. The honey toast was a mountain of deliciousness that conquered by four! The proprietor and his staff were friendly, patient and attentive. A great place!

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Seattle, WA
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4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our family frequented the Uncle's Shave Ice in the Kukui'ula shopping center in Poipu. We loved going there because of the variety of flavors and options and the gals working there were a blast to talk to. We felt very welcomed every time we went to visit, which was about every other day when we were there.

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Glendora
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The shave ice is a must, we had the mango, pineapple, and passion fruit-wow! They even had some with a scoop of ice cream on the bottom and they had a dish I've never heard of "Honey Toast" what a thrill, next visit we're going to try it.

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Crestwood, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Shave snow! Yum! Not much by way of atmosphere (strip mall). It's a nice strip mall though. Expensive but big. Not my favorite - I prefer the one in Koloa.

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OC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Shaved Ice is great. They offer many flavors and sizes so you do not need to order a huge shaved ice to melt all over your feet. The flavors have a good range.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

During our Kauai Adventure Tubing, we asked about where to find good Shave Ice, and they suggested Uncle's. We stopped here after our disappointing meal at Bubba's Burgers... The shave ice was great, and the employee we had was very helpful with us deciding what we wanted to get. We all loved our treat, and none of us could finish... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It was our first time having shave ice so we can't compare it to other shave ice places, but we loved Uncle's! The ladies that worked there were so nice and even took a picture with us. Since it was our first time, we were a little overwhelmed with the choices but the ladies gave us a recommendation and we... More 

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Uncle's Shave Ice is in Poipu Beach and offers something called "shave snow" - it's made with milk and is creamier (but the intense colours that come through are a bit daunting - think sky blue for blue raspberry that leaves your mouth, lips and anything else touching it the same shade of blue. Though we didn't try it they... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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