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Uncle's Shave Ice and Smoothies

2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
(808) 742 - 2364
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Ranked #10 of 32 Restaurants in Koloa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Ilinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I share a small and it was more than enough for an afternoon treat. Flavors were good, but really enjoyed the macadamia nut ice cream buried in the bottom!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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112 reviews 112 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

So I love shaved ice and this is excellent. Went there three times and employees were always friendly. Did not rate the food because there isn't any

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

small cup is super large and hits the spot when you need to cool off...will try the mac nut ice cream combo next time

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Houston, Texas, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The shave ice as okay and you can add a scoop of ice cream. The only complaint I had about the Poipu location is that the guy behind the counter was not the least bit nice or engaging, which made the experience less fun than it could have been.

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The real bummer for us is that the portions are HUGE and they don't offer Kids' sizes. You can pay a little extra and split them into two cups yourself, but it is a mess and they don't look as pretty afterward. The owner can be a little grumpy, but I'm sure he means well. The birthday cake "snow" was... More 

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My college age kids are crazy for shave ice, and they loved the ones from here. The lychee bubble pops under the shave ice were a very pleasant surprise. Do get the lillikoi syrup.

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denver
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Travel books, websites, etc., all say you should try Shave Ice, when visiting Hawaii, so we did. While in Kauai, we stopped at Uncle's Shave Ice. We explained to the girl working there, that this was our first try. She smiled, and explained how it worked. Well, instead of making up our own flavor combination, we tried one of their... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Shaved ice...who knew? Any flavor you could want, and some that you would never want. Being a Notre Dame fan is a plus (which I am not)...

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Shave Ice is a Hawaii staple. This location, within walking distance of the Sheraton Poipu was very well run. It was reasonably priced and the service was good.

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Alamo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I think we went back here 4 or 5 times. The best shaved ice ever! A must on Kauai! They even have sugar free shaved ice.

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Additional Information about Uncle's Shave Ice and Smoothies

Address: 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, 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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