Welcome to 12 for Tuesday, where we highlight 12 great finds in & around Orange County. Today we are featuring 12 places to get your fix – your shaved ice fix that is. Some of these place offer “Hawaiian Shave Ice,” others serve ” Italian Ice” or “New Orleans style Shaved Ice,” whatever they are serving, it’s sure to cool you down on a hot summer day.

shave ice in ocShave Ice in Orange County

1. The Balcony Grill & Bar: Irvine
2. Cafe Java Bru: Buena Park
3. Cefiore: Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Newport Beach
4. Champion Food Co: Irvine
5. Giggidy Goo Hawaiian Ice: Orange
6. Guppy Tea House: Anaheim, Irvine, Cerritos
7. Joe’s Italian Ice: Garden Grove
8. Milk + Honey: Costa Mesa
9. Mochilato: Irvine
10. The Nutty Hawaiian: San Clemente
11. Sno on the GoHuntington BeachMission Viejo
12. Sticky Fingers: Irvine

Tropical Shave Ice: mobile Hawaiian Shave Ice truck. Check their Calendar or Facebook for their scheduled stops. For up-to-the-minute updates or or follow them on Twitter.

Outside the OC:
Aloha Food Factory: Alhambra
Cefiore: Arcadia, Claremont, Little Tokyo, Hollywood, San Francisco
Guppy Tea House: Hacienda Heights
Teri Hawaii: Gardena
Shave It: Norwalk, Thousand Oaks, Valencia & Mobile Truck
Stevie’s Shave Ice: Glendale

Shaved Ice Catering Companies serving the OC:
CJ’s Shave Ice
Hula Girls Shave Ice
Kona Ice
Wiki Wiki Shave Ice

xoxo, K