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“Unexpected Treat”

Kukui's Hawaiian Shaved Iced
Ranked #6 of 27 Restaurants in Shipshewana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Shave Ice was new to me. It is nothing like a snow cone. The flavors are fun to experiment with and the cool treat is so light and refreshing. I don't get the regret feelings after eating it like I do when I eat ice cream. My favorite is Granny Smith Apple with Cinnamon; also called the "Apple Cider".

Even though the shave ice is what's particularly unique about this quaint dine-in experience, I could eat their Hawaiian Nachos three times a week. So delicious! They have homemade toppings like pineapple relish that makes these pork nachos simply amazing.

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Reviewed July 18, 2013

IF you have not stopped by Kukui's when you're traveling through the small town of Shipshewana, then you have seriously missed a Gem of a place. Do yourself a favor and stop in and try THE BEST Shave Ice around. They truly know what they are doing and make their Shave Ice identical to how good and tasty it was in Hawaii when we were there. Also the Hawaiian nachos with the pulled pork topped with their relishes and toppings is just crazy good, specifically the Sweet n Spicy Pineapple Relish, which is their own secret recipe!

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

If you are not able to go to Hawaii this year the shaved ice at Kukuis will make you feel like you are on the North Shore in Hawaii. It was excellent. Can't wait to go again.

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Reviewed July 11, 2013

I was so glad when I discovered this gem in my hometown! Shave ice is SOOOOO much better than snow cones. The variety of flavors (you can have up to 3 at a time) keeps it interesting each time. The food & condiments are really good as well, and my husband loves their chili. Cindy, the owner, is always personable, and we've enjoyed visiting her establishment over and over. A definite must in Shipshewana on a hot summer day!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

On a rather hot/muggy afternoon in July this place was packed! However, the service was quick and cheerful and the shaved ice itself was amazing! A great little treat to refill the tank and continue checking out the amazing stores in the area.

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