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Scandinavian Shave Ice

75-5699 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-326-2522
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Ranked #3 of 232 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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Atlanta, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Quite a lineup when we decided to get a shaved ice. These bad boys are made for sharing. Yummy ice in lots of sugary flavors. Makes you feel like a little kid again.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The shave ice is amazing. The small one Is huge. The best flavor is Hawaiian sunset. The dude that works there I'd hilarious

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Corrales, NM
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164 reviews 164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is really good shave ice. The ice is light and fluffy. Serving sizes are really large. Staff was friendly and cheerful. Only drawback; too many flavors to chose from.

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Montreal
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90 reviews 90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is the best shave ice we've had in Hawaii all islands included! So many flavours... so little time to try them all. I loved lime and lychee, but all the ones I tried were good. My friends said the same thing of theirs (root beer, coffee, pineapple, cherry...). The only one I would not choose again is mango. It... More

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

loved it had the small size banana pina colada and pineapple wow taste so good they're not cheap on dressing the ice so the taste will last

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Green Bay Wisconsin
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130 reviews 130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Kona was having their monthly "Kukua Kona" celebration downtown. There were many vendors there that we visited, and as we were heading to the car we noticed Scandinavian Shave Ice had a stand set up. Since we always enjoy shave ice, we stopped and had a two-flavor cone each, and the flavor was delicious. We'll be back!

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

There is a huge selection of flavors and one is encouraged to add up to 3 flavors in one shave ice. When they create it, it is gigantic! They add the flavors and then compress it down. One can add toppings or ice cream inside of the shave ice but why ruin such a perfect thing!

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Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place has the most delicious shave ice! The flavours are great but what was amazing is how fluffy and light the ice was. We had Mastumoto's shave ice on Oahu a few days ago and I personally think Scandinavian shave ice is better!

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Laguna Beach, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If your looking for an extensive shave ice selection you found your spot. They must have like 60 flavors. I still always get pineapple and fruit punch. Very good snow, the flavors always are poured generously and penetrate all the way through. Parking can be an issue.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A wide variety of flavours and toppings for your shave ice, and you can also get ice cream in the middle. Portions are a good size and this is a delicious treat on a hot day!

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Additional Information about Scandinavian Shave Ice

Address: 75-5699 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-326-2522
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: Hawaiian

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