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San Francisco Snow Cones

legelsegel Mar 2, 2008 01:14 PM

Does anyone know of anywhere to get a Snow Cone in San Francisco?

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    Nina RE: legelsegel Mar 2, 2008 06:18 PM

    I'm not sure if there are places that call it a snow cone (or Sno-Cone?), but there are lots of places that sell shave ice -- May's in Japantown comes to mind but I think other places in Japantown and Hawaiian restaurants are your best bets. Many bubble tea parlors such as Tapioca Express sell very snow-cone-ish drinks in a huge variety of flavors, and some may even sell shave ice. For the finest in shave ice, go to Shuei-Do in San Jose Japantown, but they won't sell it until the summer.

    May's Coffee Shop
    1737 Post St Ste 395, San Francisco, CA 94115

    Shuei-Do Manju Shop
    217 Jackson St, San Jose, CA

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      himbeer RE: legelsegel Mar 4, 2008 02:57 AM

      Jake's Steaks on Buchanan just south of the Marina library I think still offers water ices.

      1. Dave MP RE: legelsegel Mar 4, 2008 05:49 PM

        You could also try Mexican places that sell nieve......not in San Francisco, but Nieves Cinco de Mayo in Fruitvale has excellent shaved ices with homemade syrups.

        Dave MP

        Nieves Cinco de Mayo
        3340 E 12th St, Oakland, CA 94601

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