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Wilson's by the Bay

141 Mamo St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2957
+1 808-969-9191
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (5 reviews)
“lilikoi” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Hawaiian
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LOCATION
141 Mamo St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2957
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After all the great write-ups, we anticipated a really delicious treat. It wasn't great, we were disappointed.

Thank 657jamiea
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for authentic and delicious shave ice you have to go to Wilson's. There is no substitute!

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I'm not sure why, but in Hilo they tend to call shave ice "ice shave." People know about long-established Wilson's, and she does good business, but I get the feeling that other, not-as-good shave ice places are more well known. I have no idea why....More

Thank Dave's_reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great place to get shave ice on a hot sunny day. There are a variety to select from. Went to the farmers market and it was nice have something refreshing at the end of my shopping.

Thank rickystours
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place came highly recommended in a guidebook and we now know why. Amazing flavor, huge portions and at an awesome price. I don't think you'll find a better value ANYWHERE! We got the keiki (kids size) and it was more than enough! Only $2.00!!!!...More

Thank Korri M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stopped here after lunch after watching a constant stream of people going here and passing up another shaved ice place. The shaved ice they made was absolutely huge and a great value for the money. The girls working the counter were quick and chatty...More

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The syrups were amazing. I got a keiki (kid's size) shave ice and it was huge! The Li Hing Mui (Chinese dried plum) and coconut flavor were a great combo. My husband got regular and it was seriously the size of his head.

Thank somersaultwithme
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good flavor list, but the real seller here is that the regular sized sno-cone is the size of your head! Fun place to walk to for dessert after dinner in the area.

Thank Krod1987
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Awesome shave ice. If it's open I recommend you stop in for a shave ice. Really good!

Thank Skookumlukum
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The price was right, the portions large and the service very friendly. There is seating outside in the front. Good enough or better

Thank Royce F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Mamo St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2957
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-969-9191
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