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All 61 Haleiwa Restaurants

Matsumoto Shave Ice

66-087 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791
808 637-4827
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Ranked #18 of 61 Restaurants in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
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Houston
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101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A heaping portion of shaved ice on a hot day... perfect for cooling down. Thank goodness for the parking across the street as it was crowed. The wait was well worth it, I can now appreciate why they have been a tradition for locals for so long.

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Lockhart, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

we were told by a family member who lived in Hawaii to try the shaved ice on the North shore of Oahu. We we took an all day drive and finally stumbled across it. Line was outrside the door but was impressed on how fast they took care of business. You HAVE to try shaved ice with ice cream!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This by far, is the best shave ice I've ever had. The ice is a perfect, light consistency and there are numerous flavors to choose from. This place is super popular, but the store is very efficient at getting customers in and out. Parking and seating is a bit of an issue, so going earlier in the day is recommended.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The entire surrounding area was under construction but that didn't slow down the crowds. Great shaved ice to cool you down and enjoy while relaxing

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Long line to get in but, only took perhaps 5-10 minutes to order, then get our ice. Gave me enough time to find a shirt for the memories :) Go there when on there North Shore!

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Lancaster SC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Matsumoto's, a little whole in the wall on the North Shore where You will... hunt for a parking place, you will... stand in line, you will.. meet new people from everywhere, you will... get this awesome mound of deliciousness and you will have one big ol smile when you're done.. Dive in!!!

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Hong Kong, China
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Matsumoto was the perfect place to take a break at after a hot afternoon of hiking and swimming at Haleiwa. Line up was quick and service was prompt. The shaved ice was delicious, refreshing, & inexpensive.

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Dale City, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Yes, it's touristy, buy boy is it good! The best shave ice on the island. The only complaint this trip has nothing to do with Matsumoto's but all the construction that was blocking the property. We were taking our lives in our hands just going there, but it was worth it!

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You've gotta have a shave ice from Matsumotos! They have gotten so much more busy than when I was here six years ago but they have a very organized system of ordering and although the line was out the door, we were served pretty quickly! If you've never tried a shave ice, you've gotta try one! Get yourself a Matsumotos... More

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Winchester, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Only one word, AMAZING!!! The line out the door was a good sign and well worth the wait! So many different flavor combos from such a small little shack! This was one of my first stops in Oahu and so glad I didn't pass it up! So yummy!

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Additional Information about Matsumoto Shave Ice

Address: 66-087 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791
Phone Number: 808 637-4827
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa

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