Love a good shaved ice? A sure sign that warmer weather is on the way is the re-opening of the shaved ice establishments in Upstate. Most people have their favorites. Which is funny, because really it’s all just the same. Some sort of crumbled up ice topped with sugary syrup. Right?
Well, what if I told you the newest frozen obsession for a bunch of Upstate, SC residents was different than the rest?
What if I also told you that people stand in lines two dozen people deep waiting to get their hands on one of these “Instaworthy” desserts?
It’s TRUE. All of it.
About Penguinos Hermanos Shaved Ice
Newly introduced to the Upstate several years ago, the owners of the Penguinos Hermanos Raspados quickly found themselves needing a second, and third truck added to their fleet. Last year they added a fifth! I bet you’re probably wondering what the fuss is about?
Fresh fruit syrup, that’s what makes the difference. Once you try a shaved ice this way, you’ll be ruined for any other kind. I have seen people stand in the pouring rain waiting to get one. And, I was standing right there alongside them.
They are that good.
Most of the options include freshly made fruit syrups layered with sweet cream or mango syrup poured over shaved ice.
The Specialty flavors are $7 and come in so many delicious flavors!
- Fresa Colada – Our Family Favorite
Strawberry syrup, sweet cream, coconut cream & coconut flakes
- Fourberries – Our Family Favorite
sweet cream, blackberry, strawberry, cranberry & blueberry
Mango & Sweet Cream
- Carolina Peach
Sweet Cream, Banana & Strawberry
- Georgia Peach
Peaches, Strawberries & Cream
- Coffee Lovers
Coconut, coffee & Pecans
Banana, Strawberry & Cream
- Cookies & Cream
- Fruit Colada
- Pecan King
Pecans & Sweat Cream
- Guava Colada
- Pistachio & Cream
- The Golden Nugget
Mango, Pecan, Sweat Cream & Coconut flakes
- Strawberry Cheesecake
Strawberries, Mango & Sweet Cream
Mango, Chili, & Tamarind
They are definitely a share-able size, although once you start I doubt you’ll want to hand it off.
Fresh fruit, not your jam (haha get it??) That’s OK, they also have traditional shave ice with the flavored syrups you can find elsewhere.
They offer all the local favorites including tigers blood, and a small is just $4
Are you craving one yet?
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Pinguinos Hermanos Locations
Follow Pinguinos Hermanos on social media to find out when they are open.
Pinguinos Hermanos in Greer is regularly located in front of the Advance Auto parts at 14215 East Wade Hampton in Greer
The Pinguinos Hermanos Spartanburg locations vary.
Follow them on Social Media to find out where they will pop-up next!
Have you tried one of these yummy shaved ices yet? Which is your favorite flavor?