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Shaka Shave Ice

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Kalapaki, Lihue, Kauai, HI
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't leave the islands without having an authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice! Try the pineapple. Very refreshing.

Thank Cheryl D
Floral Park, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This was a cool treat after swimming. A small shack that has small area for outdoor seating. Ok now this is similar to our Italian ices but BIGGER!! . You can have ice cream on top, then shaved ice and whatever flavor you like.It is placed in a bowl for 2 to enjoy. There was a line and we waited... More 

Thank elves28
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

It's your average shaved ice. Good way to cool down. They have lots of flavors - Hawaiian Snow brand.

Thank happyfeet54
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

There are different shaved ice places, and most are good, this is one that you want to stop at, especially if you have never had shaved ice before. There is another one up in Princeville if you stop up there too.

1 Thank Patricia C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Whats not to love about Shave ice. Best off property in any local shack. Shakas was good. We also found one across the road which did not disappoint.

Thank ZulkMania
New Paltz, New York
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Ice with mufti-color sugar syrup! You will get a sugar high, beware of feeding it to the kids! The staff is courteous....not much else to talk about!

Thank Heron5
Anchorage, Alaska
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

I must admit this was the first Hawaiian shave ice I've ever eaten, so maybe I'm biased, but boy is it good. Serving size is huge and the favors with the ice cream at the bottom is amazing! A must stop!

Thank Kyle M
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

When it's hot outside, if you're not getting Ice Cream, get shaved ice. Tropical treat, easy to enjoy and helps cool off after the beach or just a normal hot day in the summer... can't be beat!

Thank WannaVacataionAgain
Kauai, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

What can you say about shaved ice! It was cool and shaved we enjoyed it a great deal! Always good to be in Hawaii I enjoyed my time here with my wife and brother and sister in law

Thank Toneman69
Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

You can't survive the hot weather without a daily shaved ice. They are large in size and you have choices of 3-4 flavors at a time. Price is right!!

Thank Betty3980

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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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalapaki, Lihue, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?