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“Good spot to cool off and people watch!”

Scandinavian Shave Ice
Ranked #1 of 19 Dessert in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

We stopped by after the Kona brewery and had a few different kinds to share. My favorite was Watermellon/cantaloupe! My dad added the ice cream inside but we didn't. My only complaint was the minimal seating outside was all gross and sticky from others.

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had never had shave ice before our trip. We tried it several times from this shop and loved all the flavors we tried. I figured it would be kind of expensive, but it was not at all. The staff were friendly and talkative. They were busy, but kept pumping out the shave ice. I would recommend this place and go back again!

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Would you like top notch service from a fun filled employee, Chris, who has first hand knowledge and enthusiasm to serve delectable shaved ice with three flavor options out of 72, choice of 16 favors of ice cream (if you want it buried inside), and a topping on top (if you so choose)? Yummy! It is entertaining to watch your shaved ice as it is sculpted right in front of your eyes and so colorful. This place needs to be your next stop for a refreshing Hawaiian treat. They also have scoops of ice cream, smoothies, and milkshakes. Be sure to bring your camera to take photos of your adventure and even take a keepsake e.photo outside with your head appearing out of whimsical wooden props. We hope to visit this place again before heading back to NY and PA.

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Reviewed June 21, 2013

OMG!!! This is incredible! We thought we'd had Hawaiian shaved ice until we experienced this place. They have every flavor and combination known to man. Plus, you can have a ball of ice cream in the middle. We had it creamed with sweetened condensed milk. We had the lava flow with a scoop of homemade pineapple ice cream in the middle. My daughter gave up eating it but I could not stop! We split the medium and it was the size of her head for four dollars. Incredible, Facebook worthy experience.

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Thank Chickelbuck
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Great service and value ...huge selection of flavors. Try the shave ice with ice cream. Wonderful place for watching people pass by.

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