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Helados Colon

av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 927 6443
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (80 reviews)
“sorbet” (55 reviews)
“elote” (9 reviews)
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av. Paseo Montejo 474A, Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 Bonnie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 October 2017

While the baked desserts are both classic Yucatecan favorites and things I would never want to eat, the sorbets are extraordinary. Coconut is probably the best anywhere and there are always in-season fruit sorbets to sample. Guanabana is great, as is banana and mamey. They...More

Thank BillLawson
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If you're in Merida it's a must that you try this place it's a tradition for refreshing treat just a different kind of sorbet their locations one in Montejo and one in downtown make a great people watch opportunity For sure a must Adrian Cozumel

Thank adriancoz
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My group stopped here on a cloudy evening on the way to Wal-Mart. The minute we parked, the clouds opened up and out poured buckets of water. Well, to sit and savor the ice cream and watch the rain was pretty special. I had the...More

Thank wher2next
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

You must try the ice cream. Mango is my favorite. But all flavours are amazing. Just seat and enjoy the people passing by. You probably want to have a second one before you continue your trip.

Thank Adriana B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

They are good average to the taste nothing expectacular, specially considering the awfull service and doubtful hygene on the preparation and the site!

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