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Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars

$$$$3239315500
Hours:WEDNESDAY6:00AM to 8:00PM

Mateo's is a Los Angeles legend, a palace of paletas that come in every color of the rainbow. Known for their Oaxacan-style paletas, Mateo’s features 30+ flavors, including fresa/strawberry, sandia/watermelon, and leche quemada, a unique smoked milk concoction that tastes like it was kippered over an open flame. But the ultimate popsicle—the paleta of the palace—is mango. Made with fresh, blended fruit (read: no artificial flavoring), this sweet, tropical pop is every purist’s dream.

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