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Uncle's Shave Ice and Smoothies

2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 742 - 2364
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Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Uncle's was delicious shaved ice! Just don't make the mistake of asking for a sno-cone... Uncle gets quite grumpy and insists he doesn't serve, "sno-cones"!

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Portland,OR
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I got 2 flavors and got a huge portion of shaved ice. I couldn't eat it all, but it was still very worth it. He has a variety of tropical flavors. I went with pineapple and strawberry.

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Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had wrist bands that gave us a 20% discount on the product. The man who served us (60-ish?) wasn't thrilled to give us the discount. No small talk. No smile. Maybe he was tired? We went after dinner, around 8:30. Great shave ice and macadamia nut dish. Go!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Tons of flavor choices. But the consistency of the ice could be better. Fast and friendly service, but bring cash if you're only going to buy one shave ice as they won't let you use a charge card for anything under $5.

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Long Beach, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Uncles is the best shave ice you will find. Rick the owner changes his blades every 3 weeks whether they need it or not. Why you ask because there is no crunching if ice in his shave ice!! Try the "shave snow" it's so good, almost like eating ice cream :-)

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St. Helena, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is the best dessert you will find in Hawaii. Love the texture of the shave ice (very different from its American cousin, the snow cone). And shave ice doesn't give you brain freeze. Not inexpensive, but none of the best things are...especially in Hawaii.

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Redmond, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visit Kauai every year and never miss Uncle's! We love the syrups there and Uncle has a great variety. Person favorite is coconut shave ice with Mac nut ice cream and sweet cream on top. The shave snow is unique and delicious as well. We loved the watermelon and honey dew this trip too. Very generous portions. Best shave... More

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Calabasas, CA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was a nice little shave ice spot in an upscale shopping center. They also have milk ice which is really good. It was clean and lots of choices and flavors. It doesn't seem as authentic as some of the smaller more local type shave ice places - but it was good.

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Dallas, TX
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188 reviews 188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

this place is great and has tons of flavors to choose from and the shave is a great texture, not like the typical snow cone from the mainland. Be prepared for the kids to get messy though!

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Austin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

You have to get the Coconut concoction they make....its like a pina colada. WOW !! So light and so delicious. They girls there.....Bella and Brittney were just adorable. Brittney made ours for us and she did a great job. We will go back to Uncle's !

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