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RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks

5017 Lawai Rd, In front of Lawai Beach Resort, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9619
+1 808-855-8304
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast food, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
5017 Lawai Rd, In front of Lawai Beach Resort, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9619
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1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2017

The gal Linda that runs the hut is super nice. The shave ice us yummy, we also had her blended mocha frap and it was delicious. It is located right across the street from the beach in front of the Beach House restaurant. Nice view,...More

Thank jsteg12
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!! Will see ya next time :) Mahalo!

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I only had shaved ice twice on this vacation and I was very particular in getting "the best" shaved ice...meaning, quality ingredients...this place did not disappoint!! You can 100 percent tell they use natural ingredients for the syrups...can see the strawberry seeds and the pinapple...More

Thank Jessica C
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Jessica, for picking us on your vacation! Appreciate your review! Mahalo!

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Honestly this place is tied for our favorite on the island. Small shack, great service, housemade natural syrups. Only place we found on island with a natural banana syrup. Highly, highly recommend.

Thank Patrick J
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Loved chatting you guys! Thanks for the informal contest of Best Shave Ice! Mahalo for your review, see ya next time!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great big servings! And children's sizes too! Lots of different flavors to choose from. A great way to refresh after swimming across the street at the beach. Easy, free parking next door.

Thank Audra T
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for taking time to write a nice review, always appreciated!

Reviewed 4 April 2017

This spot is right across from Lawai Beach. Very nice owner. Great spot to stop before or after a visit to Spouting Horn which is about 1.5 miles down the street. Worth a stop!

Thank Jeffrey B
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

It is a great spot! Thanks for stopping!

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Yummy shaved ice - enjoyed the natural ( cane sugar) pineapple and passion fruit flavours. Delicious refreshment after snorkelling!! Two thumbs up!!

1  Thank bcislandgirl
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Mahalo!! The real fruit does make alllll the difference!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We came across this little snackbar when we came back from our morning walk to Spouting Horn and the Acai smoothie really hit the spot. They do lunch options (very popular with the surfing kids, I wouldn't eat Chili in the midday heat, think 80's...)...More

1  Thank VidaBoheme63
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stayed at Kuhio Shores, so this was perfect for us! We loved snorkeling at Lawaii Beach and being able to walk across the street (30 feet away from our beach towels!) for snacks or lunch!

1  Thank lunatoke
Lynda C, Owner at RipTides Shave Ice & Snacks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Mucho Mahalo!!!!

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We always buy a shaved ice here. Don't forget to make it a combination with a snow cap over ice cream

1  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Located across the road from Lawai Beach, this little stand offers snacks, hotdogs , shave ice, some drinks and other goodies. It is a one-person show so service is on "island time". Also, choices are limited because of the small size of the shop. However,...More

1  Thank Lyndy468
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9
Meals
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5017 Lawai Rd, In front of Lawai Beach Resort, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9619
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-855-8304
  • E-mail
Description
Shave Ice with or without Ice Cream. Traditional or Homemade Real Fruit Shave Ice made with organic cane sugar and fruit only! Our traditional syrups are made on the Island and do not have High Fructose Corn Syrup in them. Very Yummy! We have organic fruit smoothies. A variety of snacks, bacon wrapped Polish Sausage dogs, all beef hot dogs, corn dogs, sandwiches, chili/rice, chips, candy, drinks, Kauai best brownies and Ice cream Lava Bowl. We are always adding new items. Open M-Sat. unless it is raining, then we are closed.
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