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Hawaiian Brain Freeze Shave Ice and Ice cream

1263 Kilauea Ave, # 290 - Hilo Shopping Center, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4220
+1 808-961-5935
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (32 reviews)
“azuki beans” (2 reviews)
“haupia” (3 reviews)
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1263 Kilauea Ave, # 290 - Hilo Shopping Center, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4220
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to come for delicious ice cream and shaved ice in Hilo. Be aware that a small portion of shaved ice is as big as your head and one scoop of ice cream is really the size of 3 scoops in most other places....More

Thank Hella N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were sharing, so we ordered a large. The woman at the counter warned us that it was big, but we thought for $6 it couldn’t be THAT big, and we really love Shaved Ice, so we went ahead with the large....More

Thank MrsCain811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The shave ice here is served in GIGANTIC proportions. The large was nearly the size of my 5 year olds head. The keiki cup looks like it will be a small serving, but they pile the ice about 8" high in it! True to the...More

Thank Jayme R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The size will blow you away. We only ordered a medium. Shave ice with ice cream. It tastes so good. The flavors. The color. And great help.

Thank Angeles
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The servings are very large - even the small is about 8" tall and 6" in diameter - definitely large enough to share. Wide variety of flavors. Unfortunately, not open in the evening, but maybe because of the holidays.

Thank DragonLady13
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Our family decided to stop for shave ice, the line was extremely long and out the door, but the wait was worth it. Just look carefully at your bill, we got overcharged for our orders. On a good note, we each enjoyed our different favorite...More

Thank WaSunlover
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place is great. We made multiple trips here for desert. You can't go wrong with the shave ice or the ice cream. Don't be fooled by the small bowl sizes they have on display. The child size shave ice came out bigger than my...More

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had ice cream as we were craving something cool and sweet. The kona coffee was amazing and my partner liked his cookies and cream. Thanks from Sydney AUS

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It was hot. It was the perfect day for shave ice. Had mine with ice cream and azuki beans. They offer sugar-free syrups and ice cream for those watching their BG. Also came back later to buy Green Tea Ice Cream - it was great!!...More

1  Thank Matthew808
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This welcoming establishment was fitting for both locals and tourists. Nothing finishes up a day in Hawaii like some shaved ice, and these huge snow cones sure hit the spot!

Thank Luis V
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I believe they are open 11-7.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 8
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 Kilauea Ave, # 290 - Hilo Shopping Center, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-961-5935
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