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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%
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75-5699 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3112
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Shaved ice is an island must. Scandinavian Shaved Ice is conveniently located in the center of Ali'i street in downtown Kona. This shop had just about every flavor and topping imaginable. It was a bit sweet for my liking, but still tasty none the less....More

Thank Dru Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went to Scandinavian Shave Ice. We are big fans of shaved ice and have enjoyed trying all of the different places on the Hawaiian islands. We found the flavors artificial tasting and completely unlike the names they represented. We could not...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some of the best shave ice I've ever had. Plus, they have dole whip, for those not into shave ice. Their ice is the fluffiest and lightest shave ice ever. I wish they offered more naturally colored flavors, but the ice is...More

Thank E K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids were dying for more shave ice so we stopped in, it was a little place and the dishes were much smaller than other shave ice we had while on the island. I would have loved if the outside around was a little more...More

Thank K10trips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Scandinavian Shave Ice because One Aloha Shave Ice was closed the day we went to the airport to fly home. We needed one more shave ice treat after having gone to One Aloha 3 times (and loving it!) in our 10 days...More

Thank MickDidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried 2 shave ice places in Kona, and this was by far the best. The ice was shaved almost to the consistency of snow, and I believe they had more than 20 flavors of syrups to choose from. You can also opt to have...More

Thank cmbrown88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my daughters and wife love shaved ice. We stopped here and were not dissapointed. This was the best shaved ice we have ever had and the friendliest most helpful staff! Do not miss!

Thank 874jason
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered this gem on one of out last days on the island, sadly. We still managed to visit twice and it was delicious both times! THE LILIKOI CHEESECAKE ICE CREAM WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!!! Its smooth, creamy, and tart...it started off sweet with the...More

Thank CC B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a few shave ices in our trips to the islands, but this place so far is at the top of our list for the Big Island. The options for shave ice are mind boggling and one can order just about any combination...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for shaved ice and are so happy we wandered in to Scandinavian Shave Ice. They actually had the option of having ice cream in the middle which was amazing. We also had a pineapple/ice cream twist cone. Highly recommended.

Thank Kristine L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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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