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Island Snow

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130 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3420
(808) 263-6339
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Auburn, Alabama
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was far and away the best snow cone I've ever had the pleasure of indulging in. The sizes are very generous as well! Definitely opt into the ice cream - you will not regret it!

Thank Aimee B
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bumped into Island Snow coming back from the beach. What a great treat! Refreshing! Also great selection of surf and water sport clothing- little pricy but great quality. Cute little place! Staff was awesome and super friendly.

1 Thank Ahyiweewee
Sausalito, California
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buy local, Classic Brand ... free parking...shave ice... Buy a souveneir.... Much variety, slippers, hats, etc.

1 Thank WorldTravelerAtoZ
Morrison, Colorado
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best shave ice I've had in a while. I can't remember how pricey it was but definitely a great after beach treat. Nice clean and attractive store.

2 Thank elpez930
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Island Snow twice a day each day we stayed in Kailua. Each time we were greeted with a smile! The customer service here was excellent - we wanted to try flavors we hadn't heard before and employees offered insight on what the fruit tasted like and what it could be paired with. Every person in my 8 person... More 

2 Thank AnnaMilli
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of Hawaiian ice spots but this is the best. Get ice cream on the bottom, Mac nut is particularly good. The ice is shaved so fine it melts in your mouth. The syrups are great, I particularly recommend the kona coffee with the coconut. Bliss. The workers are efficient and nice so be overwhelmed by a line, there is... More 

2 Thank Happytrails1955
calgary, ab
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101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good shave ice joint. Hit the spot after hiking the pillboxes. Some of the syrups such as lychee and mango are even homemade with tiny bits of real fruit flavor which was a great added touch! Pictures of President Obama on the Wall (a favorite hangout for him when visiting). The final tally was around 4.5 but we round... More 

2 Thank jjluke
Wasilla, Alaska
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The shave ice was excellent! Everybody in my family tried something different but everything was equally as good. When it's hot outside this is our go to spot!

2 Thank Anthony D
Birmingham, Alabama
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Wow what a great sweet treat. I've never had condensed milk on my shaved ice, but this was delicious. The little shop has all sorts of flavors, but make sure you start with the Macadamia nut ice cream at the bottom first and then end with the condensed milk. Yummy!

2 Thank sap811
Stafford, Virginia
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I have ALWAYS made it a point to stop at Island Snow when visiting Kailua. The shaved WITH ice cream is geat! Plenty of flavors to choose from. Great t-shirts and stickers, also! Get a souvenir while there.

2 Thank Ricardo P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: (808) 263-6339

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?