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av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The place to be on a warm afternoon

the wife and stopped at Helados Colon on our way back to our hotel on a warm March afternoon. The delicious sherbet hit the spot and cooled us off a bit. It is a busy place for both locals and tourists. I'd recommend this place for anyone needing a cool treat. They even serve their treats with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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sartell, mn
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135 reviews 135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

the wife and stopped at Helados Colon on our way back to our hotel on a warm March afternoon. The delicious sherbet hit the spot and cooled us off a bit. It is a busy place for both locals and tourists. I'd recommend this place for anyone needing a cool treat. They even serve their treats with a glass of... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great spot for people watching, right on Paseo de Montejo - always busy on weekend nights...lots of unusual flavors - know what you are ordering and you won't be disappointed.

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Miami
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Merida is a wonderful colonial city that seems to be standing in time. In the midst of Paseo Montejo, you will find Heladeria Colon. Excellent ice creams, for those hot and muggy Merida nights

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Odessa, Texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The sorbet at this place are great you shouldn't miss it. You can enjoy many flavors and it's not expensive. It's located on the main plaza in downtown Merida

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Locate in the main square in a historical building, a centenarian ice cream shop. They have several ice cream flavors, some are made with typical mexican fruits. The ice cream is like home made, using natural ingredients. It´s an authentic experience in Merida

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were strolling on Paseo Montejo and found this ice cream shop. We noticed that was super busy every time we passed by so we decided to try the last day of our stay. The only regret I have was not trying the ice creams since the first day we arrive in Merida. The guava sorbet is heavenly!! The strawberry... More 

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washington dc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My mom and I stopped here after walking around Merida, needing some refreshment. We were not disappointed! So many choices - some exotic (elote, mamey - at least not found in the US), and some traditional. The Coco and Pina were our favorites, but we tried a couple others that were also delicious! Lovely sitting on the edge of the... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Mexican fruit sorbets and french patisserie. Excellent place to pass the afternoon like a local in paso de montejo.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

after the advice of friends, we arrived at the colon in four. I and my children on the advice of the staff we ordered two of -champola melone-. wonderful ....................

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Merida, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is one of my MUST visit places in Merida. This is an old style ice cream parlor, and the ice cream is all fruit based, and natural depending on the fruits in season. My favorite is pitaya when in season, and then coconut, but I like Guanabana as well. There are all different flavors, and the flavors that are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
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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