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Helados Colon

av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
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new york
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Best Coconut sorbet in Mexico. Hands down. I haven't tried all the other flavors but they seem to make everything the same way that they would have in 1909 when it opened. All natural fruit ingredients.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I think this place is traditional and very authentic, some ice cream flavors are kind of exotic (pitaya). I loved the Champolas!

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TX
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited Helados Colón with friends. We all ordered different things. Keep in mind these are traditional flavors and not what you are used to if you come from the US and Europe. For one most are water and not milk based, they have less sugar and are less sweet than the ones in the US or Europe, but seriously, where... More

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Emiliano Zapata, Mexico
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108 reviews 108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What I loved was that this is a place where the family came to enjoy a ice cream and walk over Paseo Montejo..

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Merida, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

But the sorbets at Helados Colon are over priced and over rated. It's very pleasant to sit on the gran plaza and have a cold treat while listening to the man play his musical saw. It's mildly annoying to have so many hawkers shoving uninteresting junk into your face. I was there this week with 4 kids ages 13 to... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went to the Sorbeteria Colon in Downton Merida and also the one on Paseo Montejo. The employee on the Paseo Montejo location refused to give me a sample of the sorbets, saying they don't give sample to clients... to me, that was a little bit rude on his part. It was my first time in Merida and had never tried... More

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Merida, Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a charming "ice cream parlor" with uniformed staff who have probably worked there for most of their lives. The assortment of flavors is good with all the standards, but you should try the "local" favorite "mammy". Very good service and it doesn't hurt to know a little Spanish to interact with the staff, but pointing and gesturing will... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I really don't know what all these great great reviews are about. this is just an ordinary street cafe (that does not even serve coffee). Definitely not worth a trip but you can get a bite there no problem if you happen to walk by.

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Chicago, Illinois
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208 reviews 208 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

This place has literally been around for centuries and is part of the local fabric. I had mango ice, my better half had their signature "crema morisca" a rum and arisen cinnamon concoction. Both were good but not great. I thought it a little expensive compared to a michoacana ice cream store just around the corner that we discovered the... More

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Irvine, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We came here after having dinner at La Chaya and it was pretty busy. I had the mango sorbet and my partner had coconut. We walked across the street to the main plaza where there was live music and dancing, sat at a bench, and enjoyed our delicious and refreshing sorbet. Really yummy and perfect to have on a warm... More

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Address: av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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