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“Yummy yum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shave Ice Paradise

Shave Ice Paradise
5-5183 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei Center Shopping Center, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96746-2145
(808)826-6659
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Ranked #11 of 37 Restaurants in Hanalei
Price range: $4 - $8
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Shave Ice Paradise offers authentic, soft & fluffy Hawaiian Shave Ice as well as ice cream & milkshakes to our wonderful customers! Many flavor options available! Ask about our special combinations which are shave ice over a scoop of ice cream and add a sno-cap on top to make it even more heavenly! Located in the heart of Historic Hanalei Town right next door to Bubba's Burgers. Stop by for a refreshing, delicious shave ice today! Open Every Day! Hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm Monday thru Saturday, 11:30am - 5:30pm on Sunday.
northern illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Yummy yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Don't miss this place for excellent shave ice and friendly service. 40 favors and ice cream was good too.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Rafael, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Good shave ice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Nice seating outside in the heart of Hanalei. Options to have ice cream with your shave ice too, and milkshakes, making it a bit more than just shave ice. There are also various options and combos offered. The kids liked the gummy fish you get with every order.

Visited July 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Loved the sunset flavor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Navigate through the queue and wait for your turn. It would be worth the wait. Could share one amongst two people.

Visited July 2013
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Brea, California
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“Shave Ice in Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We were experienced shave ice eaters or so we thought until we experienced a shave ice at Shave Ice Paradise. The kids loved reading all the different menu items and names for the different types of shave ice with ice cream at the bottom and sauces.
The kids loved creating their own concoctions which were set on giant round balls of the most heavenly shave ice! It was so fluffy! They were using gloves and ziploc bags to shape the shave ice into frozen balls that fit into the cups perfectly. They recommended a topping of creme which was delicious, I think it is sweetened condensed milk, but it was so yummy!
My twelve year old son has never been so willing to try new flavors but the woman behind the counter at Shave Ice Paradise was so calm and unhurried, she put him at ease and encouraged all of his choices.
They put a gummi fish on your choice of shave ice which the kids thought was fabulous. When you go there, you can read the story of the fish...it is easier to just tell you to go see their "fish" than to tell you the secret!
My husband and I had their ice cream, coffee ice cream for me and a chocolate concoction for my husband. We switched our cups halfway through and that was terrific, two tastes in one sitting.
They have large tables out front underneath umbrellas that were perfect on such a hot day. We were cooled off with our shave ice and ice cream. A great stop in an afternoon of shopping.

Visited June 2013
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Marion, Iowa
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Decent shave ice.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Shave ice is hard to do. Ice can be temperamental. Consistent results are difficult to produce. We liked this shave ice. It was good, it was refreshing, the service was friendly and fast. Plus, they put a gummy Nemo in your shave ice. Eat it quickly before it gets too cold to be gummy. :)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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