Top 5 Hawaiian shaved ice near El Camino


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Summer is around the corner and everyone will be looking for a place to cool down. You don’t have to go to Hawaii to get this flavorful treat. There are several Hawaiian shaved ice places right around campus. We have compiled a list of five spots where you can go to chill out this summer within 5 miles of El Camino.

1.) Wasabi Sushiya 0.1 miles

Just across the street from the EC humanities building Wasabi Sushiya offers nine different flavors of shaved ice. By far the cheapest place of the five. You can mix and match your flavor options and even add cream for $.50. The small place can get crowded inside but there’s an outside seating area where you can sit comfortably and enjoy your cold treat. They also have a variety of Korean, Hawaiian, and Japenese food to choose from.

Price: 24oz $1.83 32oz $2.75

16010 Crenshaw Blvd Gardena, CA 90249 –

(310) 780-7372

Hours: Mon- Thur 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sat-Sun closed


2.) Bob’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant 1.5 miles

Hawaiian shaved ice isn’t one of their most popular items but they sure give a generous portion. One size fits all with endless mixtures from their 11 flavors on their mountainous dessert. If you’re looking for a place no lines or crowds, catch them right before they close the day time shift at 2 p.m.

Price: One size $3.50

15926 S Western Ave Gardena, CA 90247

(310) 515-2250

Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sat 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.


3.) Aloha Pizza & Shaved Ice Co. 2.4 miles

The aroma of freshly baked pizza hits your nose as soon as you walk through the door. There are over 30 shaved ice flavors to choose from and five different toppings for an additional fee. Come with friends and try their best seller “Aunty Sheri’s Special” which includes multiple toppings, strawberry syrup and mochi for $8.99 it can feed up to four people. Salad and chicken wings are also available at this spot.

Price: Small $3.75 Regular $5.99

1534 W Artesia Blvd Gardena, CA 90248


Hours: Sun-Thur 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.


4.) Teriyaki Hawaii 2.1 miles

In a corner of Gateway Plaza you’ll find a hidden treasure. Teriyaki Hawaii or “Teri Hawaii offers 19 shaved ice flavors, one is complimentary and each additional flavor is $.50. Their most requested “rainbow” house flavor, a combination of strawberry, vanilla and pineapple makes for a subtle sweet taste. The small size is perfect for one person and packaged mess free

Price: Small $2.75 Large $3.45

1425 W Artesia Blvd Unit 34 Gardena, CA 90247

(310) 327- 0307

Hours: Mon-Sun

11 a.m. – 9 p.m.


5.) Get Shaved 5.1 miles

There are 30 melt in your mouth flavors and countless combinations to create with toppings of your choice for an additional fee. Bright colors bold colors cover the walls with a cute monkey cartoon logo. Their monkey mascot inspired their most popular combination of the 12 on the menu, no.4 “monkey brains”. It consists of strawberry and banana shaved ice with sweetened condensed milk. If you’re in the mood for regular ice cream and shakes that’s on the menu too.

Price: Ufo $3.99 Reg $4.50 Med $4.99 Lg $5.50

1790 W Carson St Unit B Torrance, CA 90501

(424) 558-3848

Hours: Mon-Sun noon to 10 p.m.