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Helados Colon

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av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stopped here along the Paseo de Montejo at least twice. The staff were helpful even in busy times and the ice cream was a lovely respite from the Merida heat. Family friendly and fun to visit.

Thank TravelingToucans
Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh TripAdvisor reader, I forbid you from leaving Mérida without trying Colon's remarkable helados. The chocolate, laced with canela, is amazing; the elote -- yes, corn ice cream -- is a subtle wonder. On a hot night, there is nothing in the city better than this. Just keep the relentless Paseo de Montejo hawkers at bay.

Thank ChrisAmirault
Suwanee, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

WE were in Merida two days, and we had to go back to this wonderful place for sorbet. IT was so hot and humid in Merida, but the sorbet made everything better. So refreshing on a very hot afternoon. WE tried the strawberry, peach and coconut, and al were deoicious

Thank trishbenson2005
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We take all of our visitors here after a trip to the center square. My favorite sorbete flavor is coconut. I am craving it right now just thinking about it! The mango, strawberry (fresa) and chocolate are also good. If you are daring you might try the elote (corn) flavor. I would have given this place a 5 but sometimes... More 

Thank yucatandeaf
Cancun, Mexico
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

While you are enjoying the delicious sorbets, which taste exactly like if you were eating a fresh fruit, you can enjoy people watching and a bit of shade on beautiful Paseo Montejo. Love the place!!

Thank IndraRojo
Merida, Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The experience having a sorbet in "Sorbeteria Colon" is unique. The taste of the ice creams and sorbets reminds you yout childhood, if you were born in Merida. If not, it transports you to a world of flavors, you will remeber forever! The yucatecan fruits used to prepare them, the way they prepare them, and the relaxed atmosphere, make it... More 

Thank begolozano
Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We came here (both on Paseo de Montejo & near Cathedral) on almost a daily basis. It's that good! Pineapple, strawberry and watermelon were my favorites.

Thank Eduardo2626
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

If you like sorbets and ice cream then you definitely have try the ones at Helados Colon. They are soooo sooo good. Made with fresh fruit every day, at good prices and great portions. A very popular flavour is the 'Mamey' ice cream. It is made from a local and very popular fruit called Mamey, which is dark orange in... More 

Thank Karla C
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Young coconut is a rare delicassy that makes you feel like born again. Make that into a perfectly textured milky sorbet, and you will be on cloud nine before you know it. Other flavours are also good, but coconut is seriously to die for!

Thank Ara-Golightly
Queretaro, Mexico
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The best traditional ice cream in town. You must try mango, guanabana, coco, platano, guayaba... You name it, every one is great. Don't miss it.

Thank JUF571

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52-999-927-6443

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?