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“Chill out at this adorable beach front cafe.”

Surfing Monkey Shave Ice
Ranked #12 of 21 Dessert in Kihei
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Romantic
Description: Located right next to FoodlandShave Ice Flavors:Wild Cherry * Pineapple * Tigers Blood * Blue Rasberry * Coconut * Root BeerStrawberry * Mango * Pink Bubble Gum * Banana * Guava * Blue VanillaGrape * Passionfruit * Malona * Lemon Lime * Pina Colada * Lychee * Watermelon * Li Hing Mui Small $4.00Large $6.00All syrups are made locally using raw sugar canefreeEXTRAS:Vanilla Ice Cream * Azuki Beans * Sweet Cream * Li Hing Powder * Chocolate Syrup
Reviewed November 7, 2011

My husband and I visited Maui last month. On a trip through Kihei, I spotted the Surfing Monkey logo -- "OMG, we have to GO there!". (Our 9 year old daughter is enamored of both monkeys AND surfing!) We made a special trip to the Surfing Monkey for that very reason. The owner, Paul, was thrilled with our story (he also has a daughter close in age to ours). Not only did I want one of those delicious and decadent shave ice combos -- but we were hoping to buy a logo T-shirt, too! (I hope Paul remembers to email me!) It's a terrific beach front cafe -- perfect for a snack or refreshing beverage or shave ice! You'll love the vibe of the open air market and the spectacular view of the locals, the beachfront park and the water. Be sure to check it out on Google Earth!

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Reviewed October 7, 2011

This is the type of place you dream about when you are on vacation. A streetside cafe looking right into the park and the ocean across the street while sipping coffee with someone you love, live and laugh with. Surfing couples dressed in bathing suites walk by as the owner, Paul who is British entertains you with all the local stuff you can do while you are here on the island. I promised Paul I would use his logo when I wrote this so you can spot the sign on the street, It is right on Lower South Kihei Road along the ocean right next to the Union 76 station in Kihei. Fantastic shave ice with combos like rootbeer/coconut and blue bubble gum. Just the thing for a hot day in Kihei. inexpensive located in an open air market. You can see it on Google Earth if you just insert the address above or name of the restaurant.

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Thank andyooley
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Reviewed March 26, 2016
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