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Helados Colon

av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Emiliano Zapata, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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195 reviews 195 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Amazing traditional sherbets and sweets. Definitely a must when you are visiting Merida. There is one store downtown and one more at Paseo Montejo.

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Merida, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Plenty of choices at affordable prices. Also, an excellent location for sitting and enjoying Mérida directly on Paseo.

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Chicaago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The outside cafe on Paseo Montejo is always jumping into the night. The gelato etc is worth the trip.

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