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“Super good Hawaiian snow!”
Review of Ailana Shave Ice & Cafe - CLOSED

Ailana Shave Ice & Cafe
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
Description: Ailana Shave Ice & Cafe serves American breakfast from early morning (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM) and shaved ice until late afternoon (10:00 AM - 5:30 PM). Breakfast includes pancakes, waffles, French toast, omelette, and chicken rice omelet. The menu also includes acai bowl and green tea waffle which are offered all day. Healthy, tasty, and beautifully prepared. Shaved ice is heavenly with many of the syrups made in house from real fruits. Everything served at Ailana Shaved Ice & Cafe is unique and delicious.
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Smooth, snowy (NOT icy), rich and creamy! The best shave ice in Honolulu so far! We tried the three tropical flavor one with ice cream in the middle. Very, very good. We'll go back...frequent buyer card available, too. Four of us shared a large one; plenty for a refreshing taste.

Thank C C
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

Friendly owner and a good shave ice with good house mare natural syrups. Ice not the finest and it melts quickly, so make sure you eat quickly.

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Thank Antony Y
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Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

They make some of their own flavors from fresh fruit! These homemade flavors are great and make for a superior shave ice experience. Very nice owners and quiet and clean location. Try if you are downtown!

Thank travellogger411
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

After reading about places to get shave ice in Honolulu, we decided to try this one. Right across from Ala Moana-easy to get to if you are not familiar with the area. We had the tropical trio and the peanut butter (large sizes) . Both delicious; plenty of syrup and plenty of ice cream. Their syrup is not too sweet, which is fine for me...it is sweet but not the kind that hurts :)
We are also now converts to eating shave ice in a bowl or a dish...no more drippy "cones" for us. Thank you Ailana Shave Ice! Hope we can return one day.

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Thank LovesOahu
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

Visited 3 shave ice locations during week. The quantity of the shave ice was smaller than the other two stores we visited and Ailana was stingy on both the syrup and the ice cream. The syrup was good--strawberry creme, but after eating off the outer layer, the lower ice had no syrup. The ice cream was not more than a tablespoon. This was simply not the best.

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Thank Grant L
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