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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: Lunch, Drinks

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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 an interesting little place with lots of flavor choices. Shaved ice seems to be an island favorite so it's worth trying. Strawberry and Pineapple was a good combination.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Modesto, California
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Modesto, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was an interesting little place with lots of flavor choices. Shaved ice seems to be an island favorite so it's worth trying. Strawberry and Pineapple was a good combination.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love getting shaved when visiting Hawaii and Uncle's didn't disappoint. Lots of great flavors, huge portions, reasonably priced, perfect for a hot summer afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Hawaiian Honey Toast is a must have for any person visiting Kauai. I would fly back there (we live in California) just for more of the stuff. In a nutshell, they hollow out a loaf of sweet bread, take the insides and cut them into cubes, toast them, Drench them in honey, and put them back in the hollowed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our kids love shave ice. Everywhere we go, they get it. They said this is the best ever. Best on the island, best anywhere.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We tried Hawaiian Snow for the first time and it was really yummy and refreshing. It is shaved ice mixed with milk. You can mix it with ice cream, top it with coconut or a snow cap (sweetened condensed milk) but it really isn't necessary. We actually bought it and drove up the beach and enjoyed it by sunset. Really... More 

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Lafayette
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

So this is as good as any Shave Ice I have had - fluffy, light melt in your mouth awesomeness. They are very generous with the syrup and the syrup is a nice quality, not heavy on the fructose like the cheaper syrups. The small is plenty although my husband plowed through the Regular which was HUGE. I had Honeydew/Vanilla,... More 

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Warman, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Id never had shaved ice like this before. The gal working made us her favorite. Opted for a small since we had just had supper," 'Murica" sized small. It was delicious, and inexpensive. Worth a stop.

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Bedford, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The ice was unbelievable! The service kept them from getting 5 stars. The girl that "helped" us would have clearly have rather been ANYWHERE else. It was in stark contrast to pretty everywhere else we went on the island. But the ice? Oh baby, was that good!!!

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Mooresville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Got our first shave ice here. Very good! We got the "small" which was NOT small. It was very good and they offer a variety of flavor combinations. I got strawberries and cream which tasted like fresh strawberry ice cream. If we had stopped in sooner, we would have gone back. Unfortunately, we didn't stop in until our last day.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The best by far. And clean! Shave ice and snow. Great flavors and very nice help. Located in Poipu. Always busy. Nice to eat outside.

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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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