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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (198 reviews)
“flavor choices” (14 reviews)
“azuki beans” (12 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very popular stop with Ironman families and supporters. The shave ice comes in big, bigger, and biggest sizes--all with multiple toppings available. I enjoyed their ice cream, as well.

Thank suburban-countess
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Shave Ice shack that also has awesome ice cream. I opted for a tasty vanilla shake but got to watch as several enticing massive shave ice treats were prepared for a family in front of me in line. The staff was friendly and fast.

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small place and there is a line.....it's slow. I thought...Boy I hope this is worth it....and let me tell you IT IS! apparently not all shaved ice is the same. This ice is the softest most snowy like ice you will ever...More

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But I decided to try it. It was amazing. We had the Hawaiian sunset? with passion fruit ice cream in the center. It was so good. So much so that it started us on a search for shaved ice in other place. No where compared...More

Thank Krystal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a good variety of flavors and the portion size was pretty generous- though it may look huge when they start making it, it does melt into a more reasonable portion. The person who made ours (unfortunately, don't know his name) was very friendly.

Thank TravelerSteve2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this establishment has been in Kona as long as I can remember. Across the street from the sea wall, best shaved ice in town

Thank apollokalele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the shaved ice here. The flavors taste like their names. It is not just colored sugar water. The flavors are extensive. More than any island we've been to. So good that we came every day sometimes twice a day for over a week. The...More

1  Thank 2-an-island-lady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't go for shaved ice, even though it looked great We settled for different combinations of flavors of ice cream. It was great, especially passion fruit.

Thank 896borism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the best shave ice on the island. The flavors are so good. We always get it with Tahitian vanilla ice cream in the center and when that melts and mixes with the guava, passion fruit, and papaya flavors, it is terrific.

1  Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What sets them apart is their equipment and their ice. Several places serve glorified snow cones. These guys actually use true shaved ice. And there really is a huge difference. Hands down these guys do it the best. They pack and pack and pack which...More

1  Thank JkmW67
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Restaurant Details

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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