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Local Boy Snack Shop

Dessert, Ice Cream
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1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
(808) 875-6731
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Dining options: Dessert, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Yummy shaved ice with a lot of different flavor options. It was smooth with no chunks of ice. They had flavor combinations you could choose from or create your own. The great thing about this place is that the add on's are already included in your price so you can have things like the cream on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
NW748
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Lake Stevens, Washington
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Lake Stevens, Washington
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109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Yummy shaved ice with a lot of different flavor options. It was smooth with no chunks of ice. They had flavor combinations you could choose from or create your own. The great thing about this place is that the add on's are already included in your price so you can have things like the cream on top and ice cream... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have tried a few shave ice shops in Maui, but this was our favorite... mostly because it is slightly cheaper than the most popular one in town, AND you get FREE toppings/icecream. The workers are very friendly, and I would definitely recommend checkin' them out!

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Bend, Oregon
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I always thought Shave(d) Ice was 'just' a snow cone... OH MY GOODNESS, it is Not...it is SO much better...ESPECIALLY if you get it from Local Boy(s). They pack the ice and give free toppings... Packing the ice actually keeps it IN the cup, not floating all around like uncontrolled snowflakes. And their flavors are yummy, I loved Tiger's Blood... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some say Ululani is better but I tried Local Boys in Kihei and Lahaina locations. You will wait but you won't be disappointed. Be sure to get ice cream on the bottom and cream on the top of your shave ice. Get exotic or go old school with your flavor combinations. It doesn't matter how you build the shave ice... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Shave Ice is a great dessert and Local Boys serves the best shave ice in Hawai'i--- many flavors and toppings to choose from.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Ok folks - as you're getting ready for your trip to Maui, you need to heed my advice: 1. Go to Local Boys in Kihei OR 2. Go to Local Boys in Lahaina. First, once you have a shave ice, you're going to want another, which begs, why wouldn't you want to eat a buy one, get one free every... More 

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If my husband had his way, we'd be checking in with the Local boys for shave ice three times a day. Not that he'd have to twist my arm much, they enough flavors and combinations to try something new every day for years! Don't hesitate to ask for the last recipe, you really can't go wrong. And definitely take the... More 

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DC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stopped by after a filling diner on a hot night in Maui. Ordered a medium ( big baby?) with vanilla ice cream and 3 flavors: mojito, piña colada, and sharks blood( strawberry coconut). I really liked it and thought it was refreshing. The syrups weren't too sweet and the ice was smooth not crunchy. I would have liked a little... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Tasty concoction of ice cream, shaved ice and multitude of flavoring. Friendly staff. One stop on the quest for the perfect shave ice in Maui.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very tasty and good. Combo of ice ice cream and cream sizzle was very good. Will go back. Friendly staff!

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Address: 1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: (808) 875-6731
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1941 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
  • Phone Number: (808) 875-6731

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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