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av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
+52-999-927-6443
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner

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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
For more than 100 years, a must try fruit ice cream made place

For more than 100 years this places serve the very best coconut ice cream ever, they also showcase mango, chocolate, vanilla, mamey and other local fruits that will blow your palladar. This are all natural,it has been the very same recipe ever and even before any preservatives were invented, i... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

For more than 100 years this places serve the very best coconut ice cream ever, they also showcase mango, chocolate, vanilla, mamey and other local fruits that will blow your palladar. This are all natural,it has been the very same recipe ever and even before any preservatives were invented, i strongly recommend anyone visiting to get a taste here, you... More 

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mex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Delicious and original flavors!! All natural and fresh. Original and different. To enjoy seting down or to go.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Helados Colon is traditionally THE place for ice cream in Merida. Situated in the historic "portales" on Merida's main square, it offers ice creams loaded with fresh tropical fruit flavours. Try the mamey and guayaba, especially. The guanabana is excellent too. Try them all... I'm sure each reader will find their favourite! Most ices in Colon are water-based ("nieves" in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

One of the few spots open late on Paseo Montejo. Great all-natural fruit popsicles and sorbetes. perfect ending after a stroll on the paseo montejo

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

At this ancient location you will find a frozen moment in time, where the most exotic tropical flavors, are available. The shop seems to be forgotten in time but the icecream is worth it

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you want ice cream in any flavor just come here. Talk about unusual flavors. They have it. Creamy, smooth and tasty. We had chocolate which had a hint of cinnamon, fresh mango sorbet and Tamerindo sorbet. A must stop while strolling Paseo de Montejo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very good quality traditional style ice cream. It is a great opportunity for any one wanting to taste exotic fruits that they cant find back home... al though for me the best is the coconut one, make sure you try any flavour that tickle your curiosity but leave room to try the coconut flavor. You can skip all the rest... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It's a nice place to enjoy a refreshing sorbet at the end of the night while watching the many people walk around. A lot of people will try to sell you things while you sit there though so if you don't want to be disturbed, you should go somewhere else. The sorbets were really delicious and generous portions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I love the ice cream here... try the "champola", a milkshake-like made of a great selection of ice cream.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place has been around for a long time and the ice cream tastes very original but fake and with lots of food coloring! The chairs and place is old style and meant to be, I understand this but they should remodel to make it look a litter newer as the building looked shabby. the chairs were uncomfortable. I really... More 

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Additional Information about Helados Colon

Address: av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-999-927-6443
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52-999-927-6443

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?