Gourmet ice cream, gelato, ice milk and brownies in Mazatlan
Feeling a craving for ice cream? Maybe a Gelato or a refreshing sweet iced milk on a hot day?
"Helado" (hay-lah-doh) means ice cream in Spanish.That is an important word to remember...
Mazatlan has a number of popular ice cream parlors including familiar names like Bing, Dairy Queen and Thrifty.
If you want to break out of the international trademark mode, there is a notable top rated gourmet ice cream parlor just outside the Angela Peralta Theater you should consider: Helarte Sano, a highly recommended gourmet ice cream and gelato parlor right in the heart of the Centro Historico -- and three other locations throughout Mazatlan!
Not only is Helarte Sano absolutely delicious, but they can make custom flavors and accommodation for dietary restrictions like sweets made with Splenda for diabetics or dieters. As their sign says: "Forget the Heat: Eat More Ice Cream!"
Bing Ice Cream | Brownie Mania | Dairy Queen
Frosty's Ice Milk at El Bigote | Gelato Mazatlan Sinaloa Galerias
Helarte Sano Gourmet | Mary's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
Thrifty Ice Cream
There are two Bing Ice Cream shops in Mazatlan: the only shop within Mazatlan is located in the Golden Zone. There is also a second Bing Ice Cream located on the 2nd floor food court at the Mazatlan International Airport.
• Avenida Camarón Sábalo / Golden Zone - Zona Dorada / Beside Mary's
• General Rafael Buelna Aeropuerto Internacional / 2nd floor food court
There are two Brownie Mania locations in Mazatlan, and they are sure to bring out the Brownie Maniac in you!
Both Brownie Mania locations in Mazatlan are open Monday through Thursday 8am until 10pm; Friday and Saturday 8am until 11pm; and Sunday from 2pm until 11pm.
• Avenida Camarón Sábalo / Golden Zone - Zona Dorada / T 669 984 6373
• Constitucion 507 / Centro Historico / T 669 910 3346
There are five popular Dairy Dueen ice cream parlor-restaurants in Mazatlan, including locations at most of our major malls, so you can get a DQ fix while shopping. Dairy Queen's in Mazatlan feature largely the same menu as in the United States.
• Golden Zone / Avenida Camarón Sábalo 500 / Telephone 669 916 1522
• La Gran Plaza Mall / Avenida Reforma 41 / Telephone 669 984 2487
• Galerias Mazatlan / Avenida de la Marina 6204 / Telephone 669 984 2487
• Plaza Sendero / Telephone 669 968 0104
• Soriana Plaza / Villas del Estero / Insurgentes 1198 / Telephone 669 983 3420
If you're looking for a cold sugary treat that's a bit different from ice cream or gelato take this recommendation: drop into Frosty's for a delicious hand made ice milk!
Located in El Bigotes Carnitas el Camino -- one of our best BBQ restaurants -- Frosty's serves all sorts of frozen ice milks including chocolate, pistachio and the devilishly addictive crushed Oreo cookie offering...
Telephone 669 984 6892
Avenida Insurgentes at Cipres 402 / Playa del Sol
Need that gelato pick-me-up right now? You're in luck if you're shopping at Plaza Galerias Mazatlan!
Located in the mall just outside the Marina proper, Gelato Mazatlan will answer your cravings with a wide range of gourmet gelato treats. Open pretty much whenever Plaza Galerias Mazatlan is, your gelato awaits you now!
Plaza Galerias Mazatlan / Marina Mazatlan
The top rated Helarte Sano ice cream shop in Mazatlan is the creation of Rak Garcia and Loa Molina, founders of the Centro Historico artisans cooperative, Nidart.
Using fresh local ingredients, these two are producing a delicious gourmet line of hand made gelatos, ice creams and sorbets.
Helarte Sano offers a dazzling 50+ flavors of ice cream including exotic combinations like mango-chile, strawberry-cream cheese and breathtaking range of fruits. There is a wide range of chocolate treats -- a nice spread from light to dark -- and a selection of sorbets.
Helarte Sano even makes ice cream made with Splenda for those with dietary restrictions and they can make special-order custom flavors with or without sugar!
Helarte Sano has become very popular very rapidly, and now has four locations: the original shop in the Centro Historico (just 1/2 block from the Angela Peralta Theater!); a second location in Centro by the Telmex office; a third location just off the Malecon on Najera at the Fisherman's Monument; and a fourth location in the food court at La Gran Plaza.
The original Helarte Sano in the Mazatlan Centro Historico is open every day 7:30am until 9pm.
• Carnaval 1129 / Centro Historico / Telephone 669 993 2090
• Canizales 5 / Centro / By the Telmex offices
• Gutierrez Najera 102 / One block inland fron the Fisherman's Monument
• La Gran Plaza Mall Food Court (Local F32) / Avenida Reforma at Apolo
Ice Cream and some of the best breakfasts and burgers in the Golden Zone / Reviews and info
Mary's restaurant in Mazatlan is located in the heart of Mazatlan's Golden Zone - Zona Dorada. Established in 2003 by Mary Patnode, Mary's in Mazatlan is just such a great restaurant that it's easy to overlook the ice cream!
Widely known as one of the best breakfasts in Mazatlan, the focus on sweets in the breakfast menu is a clue.
Care for Belgian waffles with fresh strawberries, banana, and whipped cream? Or terrific pancakes smothered in syrup? Or maybe some french toast...or just a little ice cream?
Mary's is open from 8am until 10pm daily. Eat at one of Mary's outdoor tables on the spacious patio or take your order back to the beach! Mary's also provides free delivery in the Golden Zone.
Telephone 669 913 0090
Avenida Camarón Sábalo / Golden Zone - Zona Dorada
Founded in California in 1940, Thrifty is an American icon. Thrifty entered the Mexican market in 1983 and now has over 150 ice cream parlors throughout Mexico including stores in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Sonora and, of course, Mexico City.
Thrifty Ice Cream has four locations in Mazatlan.
• Avenida Camaron Sabalo 130 / Golden Zone - Zona Dorada
• La Gran Plaza Mall / Avenida Reforma at Apolo / Colonia Alameda
• Plaza Galerias Mall at Marina Mazatlan / Ave. Del Delfin 291 / Marina Mazatlan
• Avenida Oscar Perez Escabosa 8201 / Colonia El Venadillo