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“Favorite shave ice on Kauai”
Review of Shave Ice Paradise

Shave Ice Paradise
Ranked #4 of 8 Dessert in Hanalei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $8
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
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.
Reviewed June 21, 2011

We tried several shave ice stands in Kauai, and this was by far our favorite. First time, we got the Bali Hai Sunset - YUM. Loved the mac nut ice cream at the bottom! The flavors of the ice screamed "Welcome to Hawaii!"

Second time here was because Wishing Well (also in Hanalei) was never opened. Closed the 1st time we tried because they were out of ice (at 2pm??) and closed the next day for no apparent reason. Fine by me, we went back to Paradise!

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Reviewed May 24, 2011

On our first full day on the island we decided to take in the native 'Shave Ice.' We had looked in our "Off the beaten track: Kauai" book and it recommended this place as having the second best Shave Ice on the island. However, after having indulged in both the Shave Ice here and at the number one place, on the West Side, we would have rated this place number one, by far. An excerpt from my blog post about this:

"As we strolled along the road, popping in and out of each store, we felt the need to indulge in some of the “famous” Hawaiian Shaved Ice. For those who do not know what shaved ice is, its basically a snow-cone, with the ice chopped finer. Again, we had heard that the ‘Shaved Ice Paradise’ was a “must-go.” As we came upon the “shack,” we could see we were not the only ones that had heard this…a long line for this Hawaiian delight. We opted for the Rainbow Special, a blend of Grape, Banana, Blue Raspberry, and Cherry, over locally made Macadamia Nut ice cream. The Shaved Ice part of the choice was a little sweet for my liking, but the ice cream was to die for."

To give you perspective, we were on the island for 9 days, and went to Shave Ice Paradise about 6 times.

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Reviewed April 2, 2011

The shave ice is very good and service is fast. My son says this is the best shave ice on the island.

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Reviewed July 30, 2010

You can get more here than just shaved ice. They have ice cream, shaved ice or you can get both together. Their macadamia nut ice cream is so very good I could have eaten it alone. But I added shaved ice to the top and it makes quite the tasty treat. I definitley recommend. Plus the service is fun and the kids are easy to talk to.

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Reviewed December 15, 2017
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