Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars

4929 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230
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Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars

Photo: Emma Courtland

A little Culver City Mexican ice cream shop, Mateo's Ice Cream & Fruit Bars serves up paletas, jugos and house-made gelados in a stunning array of flavors. Some of Mateo’s best tastes include tamarind, guanabana or smoky leche quemada (burnt milk), and coffee-and–chocolate ice cream, easily one of the best in the city. The fruit flavors are bright and creative, and the horchata is popular as well but it’s a fickle mistress, given the fact that it’s seasonal. Parking can be tough in the strip mall where Mateo's is located, so consider going with a friend who can run in.

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