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“A nice shave ice”

Scandinavian Shave Ice
Ranked #1 of 17 Dessert in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Boulder, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“A nice shave ice”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

So our overall favorite remains Wishing Well in Hanalei, but Scandinavian Shave Ice has tasty flavors, good quality ice, and a wide assortment of local ice cream.

The three sizes of cut out ice cream cones in front make for a fun photo opportunity for the kids.

  • Visited January 2014
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Varese, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
226 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
“One of my best Shave Ice!”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

One of the best shave ice ever tried in my life. There are endless delicious options, very good combinations, so many flavors to enjoy in a great cone of ice. The service was quick and friendly despite the large number of people in queue, in those days in Kona took place an Iroman race competition. I keep a wonderful memory about that refreshing afternoon snack. The shave ice is a must in the hot hawaiian afternoons and here they do it perfectly.

  • Visited October 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“An avalanche of Snowcone”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

We were passing through Kona and stopped here for a treat. 3 of us shared a medium. It was huge! Like an avalanche of snowcone! It was very yummy (we had the jungle juice flavor) and refreshing. If you are in Kona this is a must stop.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank OnTheNarrowRoad
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South Jordan, Utah
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“Cold and tasty”
Reviewed December 21, 2013

Great, fast service, a couple in our group loved that they shaped the ice and felt like that made it better. They like carving into the shave ice with their spoon. The rest of us preferred the flavors at another place, but this was good and close. Prices were higher here than elsewhere.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Hansonfam
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Chino Hills, California
2 reviews
“Good”
Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

I just wanted to mention that the ice cream here IS NOT tropical dreams! It's big island! There is a difference!
Good shave ice

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank My3ndl3sssumm3r
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