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Helados Colon

av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 927 6443
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (79 reviews)
“sorbet” (57 reviews)
“elote” (10 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly
av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an Ice cream parlor! All kinds of delicious flavors. The tropical fruit ice cream are a palatal delight, we tried all kinds and everything was very good!

Thank drdiente44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a free walking tour in Merida and our guide recommended us to go to Helados Colon and try their typical icecream with milk. It was really refreshing and they have lots of different flavours. Plus it is situated right on the main plaza...More

Thank AnniCatti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. I found 2 locations in Merida and both were equally delicious. I tried corn, tamarindo, watermelon, guabana sorbete and I wish I was eating one right now. Unlike here in the states you can taste the fruit and it's not laden...More

Thank Casey A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious local tradition. When you visit, you’ll be transported to another time! Order a Crema Morisca (guava, rum and vanilla ice cream) or a Mantecado (like butter pecan without pecans). The servers take your order at your table so you may enjoy your ice cream...More

Thank Moody_Foodie_Judy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the coconut and banana sorbets , both made with fresh fruit. Really a must do in merida. Enjoyed at little tables outdoors overlooking gran plaza.

Thank nancy e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice cream shop has more than 100 years of existence. There are lots of special flavors. I recommend the "Guanabana and Elote" ice creams, they are really delicious! However, I would recommend the owners to remodel the furniture and the interior of the stores,...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped for ice cream after fabulous pok ta pok enactment by cathedral & expected it to take forever. We were so surprised that our order was taken within minutes of sitting down & the ice cream was served to us within minutes. The coconut...More

Thank 928BonnieC
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This place feels like time has stopped 50 years ago. It is a big ice cream and local sweets shop. You can sit in one of the many indoor or outdoor tables for people watching. I highly recommend the corn sherbet (elote) it is water...More

Thank kcanavan2010
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a late post as I visited a local friend in Merida in July. After dinner on Saturday night, she took me to Colon to indulge in classic Yucatan sorbets and desserts. Worth all the calories! Colon is a classic traditional no-frills establishment where...More

Thank jetsetMar
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a great place to get a cold treat! The champola (or milkshakes) are AMAZING! It's always busy at night, so I've been going during the day and it's way less crowded.

Thank Matthew B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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