Snow Monster is the winner for the best Asian Styled Shaved Ice in this bright, cheery shop.  Taiwan is the origin of this delicious Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice Treat with thinly sliced ice covered with 3 different toppings such as fresh fruit, pearls or pudding. The winner at this shop is the Snow Ice with flavored shaved ice shaped like a ribbon covered with delicious toppings.  Try the Taro Flavor with the puddings and red beans for something unique and delicious.

TIP:  Open Sun-Thur 11am-10pm and Fri-Sat 11am-11pm.  Iced Coffee Drinks and Cream Blended Drinks also Available.
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Located in the same strip mall as Snow Monster is Rice Bowl Cafe, an authentic Chinese cafe serving unique items such as Pig Ears and Beef Honey, along with Traditional Favorites Szechuan Beef Noodle Soup and Kung Pao Chicken.  This is a mecca of Asian Styled Food…and a fun adventure in North Austin.

TIP:  Hours 11am-9:30pm daily.  Delivery Available.    
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A few doors down is another authentic Asian restaurant, Pho Dan with Vietnamese cuisine.   Serving a variety of Egg Rolls, Spring Rolls, Noodle Soups and Entrees, this is another great way to experience a full Foodie Experience…but definitely save plenty of room for Snow Monster.

TIP:  Hours Sun-Thur 8:30am-9pm and Fri-Sat 8:30am-9:30pm. 
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All 3 locations at 11220 North Lamar Blvd, North Austin.