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Rex Cream

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Paseo Mendez Vigo, Mayaguez 00682-2671, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I remember eating Rex Cream from the time I was a grade-schooler at the "Inmaculada" across the street. We MUST stop by for ice cream everytime we visit PR. They have the absolute BEST ice cream in the most amazing flavors and CHEAP!!!! Our favorites include coco(nut), parcha (passion fruit), and tamarind(o).

Thank Irma P
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I come often here to have a relax time in the plaza. The ice cream is really good and the employs are great.

Thank Tesla09
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is local institutuon. Tipical flavors. Have to try the corn icecream sprinkle with cinnamon or guanabana (soursoup). Will not be disappointed.

Thank Dan D
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place at a corner of the Plaza Colon to complete your outing. They serve different flavors like coconut, pineapple and others, but you have to ask for tasting the corn one with cinnamon.

Thank Lesbia A
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must when visiting the West. Puertorican families have visited Rex Cream for generations, and it still is a tradition when you are at Plaza Colón. Their flavors are original and delicious (corn with cinnamon, watermelon, key lime pie, soursop, coconut, tamarindo and many more). I came here with European friends who said it rivaled the best gelato... More 

Thank Vanessa S
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

People doesn't know they actually have 2 parlors in downtown Mayagüez, all nearby the plaza. The first one is nearby the city town hall and has a modern façade, and the second one, which is behind the building to the left of the plaza, looks like it's been forever: a bit old, yes, but awesome nonetheless. So, if you see... More 

Thank Marie O
Norwalk, Connecticut
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

There are 2 locations downtown. They offer a wide variety of local flavors along with the traditional vanilla/chocolate. You definitely will not be bored. Try the popular corn ice cream and make sure they sprinkle cinnamon, it's awesome!!

Thank lcuevas915
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

To start, there is always a bum asking for money outside the door. the attendants never smile to the customers, very grumpy and bad dressed. The ice cream is good but a little expensive but what it is.

Thank Eddie E
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

They offer home made ice cream and have a huge variety. One of the best is the corn ice cream and the coconut cone. It's also one of the iconic places to visit in Mayaguez. Inexpensive prices.

Thank lsanchez2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I got my first double cone and followed up with a second. All 4 of the favors I tried were fabulous!!

Thank SheShopsforyou

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Paseo Mendez Vigo, Mayaguez 00682-2671, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez

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