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Calle de Ayos Number 03-86 | Local 2 - Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6661579
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small, traditional ice cream shop, with over 30 flavours including tamarind and coconut lemonade. Plenty of vegan options. They only accept cash but it's not expensive.

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Thank nuwandabob
San Francisco, California
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166 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we discovered this place earlier! We only went once and got the yogurt & maracuya popsicle and vanilla & arequipe possible. Both amazing!!! And only 5000 COP.

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Thank alexandmadie
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

There are so many delicious options to choose from, you will want to return to try them all! A great dessert after dinner.

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Thank Victor M
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A small place and crowled.... but the lines is self explained when you taste the ice cream !!! Lots of flavors, not the usual ones. It's a good plan for the Cartagena hot weather

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Thank Ricgomez
Chicago, Illinois
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324 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

La Paletteria has ice cream popsicles that are a godsend in the Cartagena heat. Flavors like pistachio, mango, pineapple, strawberry, vanilla and tamarind tantalize your taste buds. Optional toppings of chocolate, rice crispies, hazelnuts. So refreshing and so delicious. Approx 5,000-7,000 COP each, depending on the flavor and the toppings. Treat yourself. You deserve it.

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Thank krawner
Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Was excited about coming here and it was definitely worth it with the hot weather, but not as I had expected. Staff were ok, not very friendly. I had a strawberry pop and it's been the worse one I've ever had. Not too much flavor and hard.

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Thank idesignyourday
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We read about this shop in The NY Times article "36 hours in Cartagena". All the flavors are great. We have gone every night after dinner with our kids. Note, they only take cash.

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Thank Christine R
Louisville, Kentucky
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Make sure to save room in your belly for a pit stop at one of the ice cream/popsicle shops in Cartagena... We tried several and they have great varieties of flavors along with friendly staff. We stopped in La Paletteria in late afternoon and enjoyed delicious popsicles'. Not much seating, more of an "order and go" place. They have many... More 

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Thank 22travelgal
Cartagena, Colombia
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Find the popsicle of your preference. Get fruit flavors, candy flavors, sweet or sour flavors. Tutti-frutti (an assortment of fruits), "Frutos del bosque" (combination of red fruits), Caramel, chocolate milk, 'dulce de leche'. green mango; you name it. Just select your choice of the day and enjoy it while walking through the walled city or the close-by crowded Santo Domingo... More 

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Thank happyjaveller
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stumbled upon this place and ended up coming back. These are fantastic popsicles! I had blueberry which had actual blueberries in it. You can also dip it into chocolate, but I passed on that option. It's also relatively affordable at 2.50. This was especially a big hit since it was 90+ everyday.

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Restaurant Details

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After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Ayos Number 03-86 | Local 2 - Centro Historico, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 5 6661579

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