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US$8 - US$10
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Fast food, Street Food, Hawaiian
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is da Bomb. It is unassuming, perched outside of a market, but the fresh/natural ingredients make this spot the best shaved ice in Kauai. Do it!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed November 24, 2022

Our favorite shave ice in Kauai! They only use natural fruit juice, not sugary syrup. The flavors are all so good and the ice is topped with coconut cream, honey and fresh fruit. Delicious!!!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed November 15, 2022

We really enjoyed our Waikomo shave ice! We stopped by after a long hike on a hot day and it really hit the spot. Great selection of flavors and add-ins!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed November 13, 2022

The title says it all. We frequent the island often and my wife has to go at least once. They have every flavor in the book too!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed August 14, 2022 via mobile

Wonderful fresh shaved ice! Super friendly staff. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the owner was the individual who served us. He was SO nice and personable. Definitely worth giving them a try.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 8, 2022 via mobile

Definitely riding on hype. It’s not bad and it’s pretty good. But you can get this anywhere. Barely any taste. Good shaved ice if you happen to be here. L

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 2, 2022

By far, the best shave ice we've had. Great flavors and beautiful presentation! Wish they had more locations!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 20, 2022

Didn't live up to the hype. Expensive and underwhelming flavor. There was barely any taste. Mainly a mound of shaved ice. Not for me. Give me a mainland, run-of-the-mill, carnival snow cone any day.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed May 22, 2022

The shave ice are awesome here with fresh fruits and coconut cream. Hands down the best place for shave ice in Kauai. Definitely a must eat!!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 27, 2022

From the lines you will see, you know you are in the right place for shaved ice. Excellent and friendly service. Good selection of flavors. Tasty and delicious it will hit all the right notes.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 18, 2022 via mobile

You don’t want to miss this spot. Only bad part was every time we went we had to get a second one the first was so good. Closed Fridays. Awesome flavors and texture shave ice. Great staff. Always a short wait. And market next door...always has fun finds and amazing poke!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 17, 2022 via mobile

This was just as good as we remembered it two years ago! We both had the mango and pineapple with the ice cream. It had chunks of pineapple and was excellent!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 7, 2022 via mobile

Every time we come to Hawaii we seek out shave ice. This place has hit the nail on the head. We walked up warmly greeted and watched others enjoying there dessert while we waited for ours. I had the passion fruit and blood orange with...Mac ice cream. The ice cream was great had actual macadamia halves in it. Most times at other stands it’s super fine pieces or you can barely tell there are any nuts in there. The flavors were a lot more defined, fragrant, and you don’t get that burning sensation in the back of the throat like you get with most syrups. I’m assuming because it actual juice and not a flavored syrup. I think of this place as a grown up version of shave ice. If your a kid and haven’t developed your taste buds quite yet it’ll be just another ice to you. If your taste buds are developed you’ll appreciate this place and there shave ice. We will still try other places till there are no more to try but we will definitely make this place our first stop and last stop before heading home you should to.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 27, 2022

Once we stopped at this shave ice stand, we searched no more! I think we stopped everyday on our honeymoon after we found it. Must try!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed December 14, 2021 via mobile

Tasty flavorful shaved ice made with real fresh fruit pulpy syrups. Had the guava and mango shaved ice w/ coconut cream and pineapple chunks on top. Not too sweet. Includes straw to drink the leftover juice. Delicious and refreshing.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Waikomo Shave Ice is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5