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Top Choice Ice Cream in Mérida

Pola

You'd head to this place even if were you in the Arctic, it's that good. Get your tongue around full-cream, 100% natural (no additives) gelati with some of the quirkiest flavours in ice-cream land. Mondays is tradit…
Ice Cream in Mazatlán

Nieves de Garrafa de con Medrano

A local tradition since 1938, this unpretentious family-run cart near Mazatlán’s Plaza Principal dishes out delicious homemade ice cream to devoted crowds. Try the vanilla, prune, coconut or guayaba flavors.
Ice Cream in Veracruz City

Nieves del Malecón

Jarochos prefer sorbets (nieves) over ice cream and this is one of the town’s sorbet favorites, sandwiched between the malecón and the zócalo. Loquacious ‘callers’ stand outside drumming up business, competing with …
Desserts in Mexico City

Churrería de Coyoacán

Here are Coyoacán’s best deep-fried snacks. Get in line for a bag – chocolate-filled or straight up – then stroll over to the cafe next door for coffee. Figure about three hours in the gym to work off these bad boys…
Ice Cream in Mazatlán

Helarte Sano

Makes over three dozen flavors of paletas (popsicles), sherbets and Mexican-inspired gelato, including unconventional fruit flavors (lemon-rosemary, kumquat, avocado), diabetic-friendly sugar-free offerings, and sma…
Ice Cream in Mexico City

Helado Obscuro

Take a summery walk on the ‘dark side’ and try some alcohol-spiked ice cream. Concoctions with titillating names include the Mariachi en Bikini, with coconut milk, soursop and mezcal. Inventive flavors include tequi…
Ice Cream in Tepoztlán

Tepoznieves

A homegrown ice-cream emporium, Tepoznieves serves some 100 flavors, including exotic scoops such as cactus and pineapple-chili. There are several branches across town.
Ice Cream in Mexico City

El Kiosko de Coyoacán

This obligatory weekend stop has homemade ice cream and popsicles in flavors ranging from mango with chili to maracuya (passion fruit).