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Matsumoto Shave Ice

66-087 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1411
+1 808-637-4827
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (375 reviews)
“mochi” (27 reviews)
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Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
66-087 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1411
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a one superwoman operation! She was extremely efficient, wasting no time to wait on a line of mouth watering takers! I got a most delicious fruit smoothie made with ice cream and I was not disappointed at all! I got a large,...More

Thank 607rhondag
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the original purveyors of shave ice. Been going here since 97, when it was a little grocery with a little stall in the back that served the shave ice. Every things change, the grocery has been replaced by the shave ice shop, the...More

Thank Mojo C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best shave ice I've ever tasted. So tasty. So yummy. Our whole family got addicted to it. In fact, would like to get a franchise if availble lol. Enough said :)

Thank ciennalexa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if the line up is long, it goes fast. These people are machines when it comes to making shave ice!! Worth it in the end

1  Thank surveyor72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard about this place for years and was so NOT interested in a glorified son-cone type desert, so I never tried it the half dozen times I found myself in the area. This trip I took my family and figured the kids should at...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wed heard we had to have this shaved ice. Line was long but moved quickly. There are various flavors and to watch them prepare is fun. Then to sit and eat ice was ok. Everyone was doing it. I hear its famous. So doing as...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been back to the North Shore in 20 years. Still the same just a little more crowded with tourists. Matsumotos has definately changed. What happened to the little tiny store I used to frequent when I was a kid? Changes happen...it is what it...More

1  Thank KC55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited Oahu several times but hadn't made our way to Matsumoto's before. We didn't know what we were missing! There was a band playing, which made the long wait more enjoyable. Also plenty of shops around if you have someone to hold your...More

1  Thank tbone0914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove from Waikiki specifically for Matsumoto Shave Ice. The line was long, but it moved quickly, and it was worth the wait. The Shave Ice was the best we had on the island, and we tried several. I recommend getting the ice cream with...More

Thank MDHonu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shaved ice here rocks like no other!! Get a Tropical with a little condensed milk on top and ... heaven. Especially on a warm day! Be ready for a line though, the word is out!!

1  Thank Clyde C
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9 June 2017|
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Response from etan92612 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There could possibly be products in the gift shop with peanuts. Shave ice is eaten outside so there shouldn't be any close contact with anyone who could have peanuts on them. Shave ice is just syrup and ice in a bowl.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-087 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-4827
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