Las Paletas
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   Our team is having an outing tomorrow! We will be opening at 12:30. See you then!
 LET'S GO PREDS!!! Let's win that Stanley Cup! #standwithus #letsgopreds #stanleycup2017 #smashville  Today during @saintanejo's #SolSessions (3:30-6:30) they will be pairing tequila pours with our Paletas! Check it out!  Just a reminder.... we are participating in a diaper drive! Bring all sizes of opened or new packs of diapers and drop them in our donation box.
 On this Memorial Day we thank those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms! We will be open today 11-6. Get outside to enjoy this beautiful weather along with a Paleta!  Happy Mother's Day to all of you mom's! We love to see the smiles and joy from you and your little ones when you come in for Paletas! ☺️ We hope each and every one of you has a day filled with so much love!
 We had so much fun serving Paletas at SESAC's Memorial Day party today!
 More cooking fun from today!  Visit us in the Publix Kids Area at the Sevier Park Festival for free tattoos (from local company Love and Lion!) and balloons! It's a beautiful day today!
 Today we had a summer kickoff gathering for our team! Together we learned how to cook some delicious Indian dishes at @saludnashville, and we had a blast! We ❤️ our Las Paletas team!!!  Happy Cinco de Mayo! Stop in and celebrate today with one of our fruit or cream Paletas! Having a party? Take some to go!  Just a little reminder - we are open today on Easter from 11-4!

Hours & Location

  • Tuesday - Saturday:
  • 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday - Monday:
  • 11am–6pm
  • Open 11am to 6pm Memorial Day

Today's Menu

(Paletas can go fast, our menu is subject to change throughout the day)


Norma & Irma PazSisters Norma and Irma Paz grew up in Mexico eating paletas, a frozen treat similar to an ice pop, made with fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts. ”Each flavor tastes like what it actually is because it is made with the actual ingredient,” Irma explains.

In 2001 they opened “Las Paletas” in the 12 South neighborhood in Nashville, with the desire to share part of their culture. “We wanted to showcase the very diverse Mexican cuisine as part of our culture, a culture that prides itself on making food from scratch for our loved ones,” Irma recalls. Norma adds,”I wanted to explore my entrepreneurial spirit and have the flexibility to be a mom while starting and growing a new business”. They launched their adventure by Irma learning the art of Paleta making from a paletero (Paleta maker) in a small town in western Mexico where the knowledge is passed on from generation to generation, while Norma handled everything needed to start the business back in Nashville.

Nashville and the 12 South community have embraced Las Paletas as their own, melding diversity and creativity with the traditional Mexican treat. We invite you to walk into Las Paletas with a spirit of adventure, to create your own experience and become part of what Norma and Irma call the “Las Paletas family.”

Our PaletasPaletas

Made in our store’s kitchen, Las Paletas offers “cream” paletas that have the texture of an ice cream bar and “fruit” paletas that have the texture of a traditional ice pop. Using fresh, ripe fruit, vegetables and other ingredients including grains, nuts, flowers and herbs from community gardens, we offer 20 or more flavors each day. You will find traditional Mexican flavors (such as lime, tamarind, pineapple with chili peppers, hibiscus, avocado, “hot” chocolate with chili peppers, and mexican caramel) next to flavors suggested by our customers (e.g. peanut butter, chocolate banana, chocolate with chocolate chips) and seasonal flavors (e.g. pumpkin,corn, basil, lime with mint). There truly is something for every palate. As Irma proudly says, “When you come through our doors, you will find a wide range of flavors from sweet, tart or spicy, to fruity and nutty … and all are made with the same special care”.


Catering & Special Orders

Las Paletas offers catering and special orders! To learn more or make a request please email us at, call 615-386-2101, or visit us at the shop.

Our office hours are: Monday & Wednesday 10am to 2pm and Tuesday & Thursday 11:30am to 3:30 pm