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“Just Do It. Get a Shave Ice - Just Do It!”

Matsumoto Shave Ice
Ranked #1 of 10 Dessert in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Calgary AB
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Just Do It. Get a Shave Ice - Just Do It!”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our teenager had heard of this place and insisted we stop to try a shave ice. We came in the morning to beat the rush. All sorts of flavours to choose from and reasonably priced. Best to get the ice cream at the bottom to soak up some of the sweetness. Delicious snack!

  • Visited March 2014
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  • Dutch first
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Houston, Texas
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Must Stop at Here!”
Reviewed May 5, 2014

If you're going to be in Northern Oahu then you might as well stop at this establishment and try the shave ice they're famous for. The shave ice here is nice and fluffy...not like the hard pieces of ice you're use to. Plus, their variety of flavors makes sure that you're never going to get bored of what they have to off. We tried a combination of guava, lychee, and passion fruit. It was DELICIOUS! We also had them add some condensed milk...which kind of made it too sweet, but it was still fun to try these flavors. Even though the lines are long, they have a good system for getting people in and out so the wait isn't too bad. Definitely worth it to check it out!

  • Visited May 2014
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NH
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good shave ice”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

Heard that this was the place to have shave ice on the North Shore. Wasn't disappointed. Location was nice and sitting in front having our shave ice just felt right. Lots of flavors. Between my family of 4 we had a chance to try quite a few.

Visited April 2014
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Vernal, Utah
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Awesome Shave Ice”
Reviewed May 1, 2014

This one of the family's favorite stops on Oahu. We went twice and it was great both times. Get the ice cream at the bottom and condensed milk on top - it makes it super sweet but out of this world. Don't be intimidated by the long line - it moves fast! There are only a couple of benches out front so wander the street with getting your sugar rush.

  • Visited April 2014
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Dallas, TX
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216 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Long line, tourist hype, but good. Smashed penny machine!”
Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went here for the smashed penny machine and the tourist stop. However, we could have just as easily had the same quality shaved ice at many locations. It was fun though. Long line!!

  • Visited March 2014
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