Top 7 Snow Cone Places You Need to Try near Greenville, SC

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Looking for a delicious frozen treat, snow cone or shaved ice to cool you off on a hot summer day? We’ve put together a list of the best snow cones and shaved ice in the Greenville area.

You’re sure to see some of your favorite spots for a cold treat on our list, plus you may find a few new spots to try this summer!

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When adults have to deal with stressful times, they usually turn to comfort food. Stuff that reminds them of their childhood when life was not so full of responsibilities. Like those flavor-filled cups of ice that we would have to beg an adult to buy us. Whether it was a sno-cone from the ice cream man or a shaved ice from a local stand, memories of childhood happiness come flooding back.

So we asked our readers again which Upstate places they loved and there were definitely some favorites! Below are readers’ top suggested spots for some flavored ice deliciousness.

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The Best Snow Cones Near Greenville, SC

Pinguinos Hermanos

Multiple Upstate Locations
These Mexican-style frozen treats called raspados have become an obsession for many families. You can read our Pinguinos review. Readers love them for their fresh fruit ingredients.

Greer: 14100 East Wade Hampton Boulevard
Spartanburg: 321 New Cut Road Spartanburg SC and 3737 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs. (Advance Auto Parts)

Penguinos is an absolute Favorite…tried it and have been hooked ever since.


Pelican’s Snoballs

Multiple Upstate Locations
One of the most mentioned by our readers was Pelican’s Snoballs for the third year in a row!

If you can’t find a flavor you like among over 100 they offer, it does not exist! They offer dye-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free options for snoball lovers with dietary sensitivities.

Tracey N

The Nomadik Few

10862 Anderson Road Piedmont, Powedersville
Once again, The Nomadik Few was recommended over and over by our readers!

Love the Nomadik Few, especially if you, a child or someone you know has food allergies!


Vampire Penguin

Simpsonville, Powedersville, Greenville- mobile food truck
Our readers enthusiastically recommended Vampire Penguin shaved snow, and we’re excited to try them out! Not your typical snow cones, Vampire Penguin offers unique creations with all kinds of toppings like cinnamon toast crunch and oreo crunch.

Sno Hut

3243 Wade Hampton Boulevard (Edwards Forest Plaza), Taylors and Century Park, Greer

I picked SnoHut as my favorite back in the 90s and have just been going ever since.they really saturate the “sno” with flavor

Carrie R

Takeoff Mini Golf

28 Airport Road Extension, Greenville

Where can you grab a great snow cone and play a fun game of minigolf with your family or friends? Take Off Mini Golf serves up some delicious snow cones at its Mini Golf course.

Shaved Ice at Takeoff Mini Golf


128 West Main Street, Duncan

Readers like the Hawain-style ice at O’hana’s Shade Ice on Main Street in Duncan. The beachy-themed outdoor seating makes this treat a little extra fun. The yard has games set up and sidewalk chalk available.

Ohana's Shaved Ice

More Frozen Treats Near Greenville

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4 years ago

There’s also a Pelican’s in Easley. Brand new, awesome snowcones, fenced in area with picnic table and games for the kids.