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Koloa Shave Ice

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Poipu Road, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-742-5200
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Meridian, Idaho
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told the shaved ice is different in Hawaii and it's true! We loved the ice cream center that is not offered on the mainland in Idaho! Would go here again!!!

Thank Idahoans2016
Diamond Bar, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this shave ice location while driving around Kauai and had a great, tasty experience. The macadamia shave ice and ice cream was a great combination. Thoroughly enjoyed this combination. We will be returning again and try other shave ice combinations. Worth the stop!

Thank Donjamin1329
Puyallup, Washington
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The shave ice was syrupy and fake fruit tasting after having it at other places. The pineapple cake and chocolate dipped macaroons were absolutely incredibly amazing. We loved the treats so much. It was a favorite part of our visit to Old Koloa Town. There's a taste treat here for everyone.

Thank Suzan S
Hillsboro, Oregon
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had been to the spouting horn and were thirsty. Stopped here as we had never tried shave Ice. It was wonderful!!! Nice people too.

Thank geb910
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a little place tucked away from the main street. It was hot and the shave ice really appealed to me. I noticed a espresso/coffee machine almost out of sight and was pleasantly surprised when I got to eat my shave ice and drink a good latte as well. There are nice shops tucked in there as well, but... More 

Thank David B
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Well shaped and good value. Did not melt that fast so using the straw was not necessary, just kept using the spoon.

Thank John J
Oakland, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We tried shaved ice at about 6 places, and this is the one we kept coming back to. The one the kids and adults liked best.

Thank davepick
El Centro, California, United States
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

When you are enjoying your shave ice under the tree with locals just bring kids home from school, you know it's a good place. Lots of choices and excellent macadamia nut ice cream for an original version.

Thank Sue L
Litchfield Park, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stopped in one day early in our trip for a treat. The teenager working had an attitude and the serving size was ridiculously small for the price. Head down to Uncles Shave Ice for WAY more bang for your buck.

Thank randykr10
Sunnyvale, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Koloa Shave Ice had a variety of different ice creams and syrups to choose from.Prices are decent. The gal serving us wasn't very friendly, as her boyfriend was hanging around and it seemed that she wanted the customers to just hurry up and go away so she could talk to him. Overall, I would go there again, but service needs... More 

Thank IloveOscar2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poipu Road, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-5200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?