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Scandinavian Shave Ice

75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
+1 808-326-2522
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (183 reviews)
“azuki beans” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed today via mobile

Love the shaved ice! First stop after landing in the islands! We love all the flavors and the toppings you can add.. must have in Kona!

Thank lisa c
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have had shaved ice on four different islands but this was the BEST! Insane list of flavors, super friendly staff and great location! Loved being able to grab some ice and sit on the harbor to watch the world go by!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The absolute best shaved ice we have ever had! This place is a must and if we had known about it earlier in our trip we would've made several visits there. The ice is shaved so finely, the generous portions of flavored syrup and toppings...More

Thank Stefpayne
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small very busy shaved ice place. It is interesting to watch all the action in this place but the shaved ice is definitely not nice. The icecream in the middle of the shaved ice ball is acceptable. The shaved ice is not cold enoug, i.e....More

Thank Olle O
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is street parking and a parking lot in the alley behind the shop. Get in line, they move efficiently and you can decide what you want as you wait - plenty of signage. When one of the workers is ready, they'll call you over...More

Thank group2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

This shop is my favorite for shave ice in Kona. They have an amazing selection of flavors- you can get up to 3 even with a small. You can also get a scoop of ice cream at the bottom and different toppings as well. The...More

Thank random_tangent
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience, with a lot of different flavors and sizes. You could get ice cream in the center if you wanted, or milk over the ice. The small was big, and the sizes just kept getting bigger and bigger. I got the...More

Thank raininroses
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read reviews on this place so I knew I had to try it. It didn't disappoint me.I will go back again if in kona

Thank sissy2007l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everybody in my party raved about the shaved ice...with or without the ice cream scoop. I'm personally not a fan, but their enthusiasm caught on. It is really refreshing and shaped by hand with great care.

Thank lsutigre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told to stop here in Kona and it was so worth it! They offer flavor combos to choose from or you can build your own. This place is always busy, but that's how you know it's amazing and delicious! The best part is...More

Thank mmariek92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2522
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