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31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Ranked #10 of 346 shopping in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Shops
Description: This popular ice cream shop is located on Île St-Louis.
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Berthillon has delightful ice creams and sorbets. I paired my orange sorbet with Grand Marnier, my friend paired his chocolate ice cream with whiskey. Add a Kir Royale and you will have a great treat after seeing Notre Dame.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Off the beaten path, but we'll worth the trek. This is hands down one of the best ice creams I have ever had. Cute shop, no seating....pick up and walk around the cool shops in the neighborhood. You will also find their ice cream at a number of the bistros in the area.

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

My spouse and I stopped here for a late afternoon treat. My wife had a Cafe au Lait and a tartlet and I enjoyed a chestnut coupe double. I wish I had taken a picture that I could share. We had gone here several years ago and looked forward to a return visit. The entire place is a delight. Appearance,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Went religiously searching first this after hearing so much about it and it was such a triumph to find it! The ice cream (sorbets really) are nice, heaps of flavour and most importantly service was impeccable. The staff were so friendly, you'll leave happy!

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Nelson, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

The Berthillon icecream was incredible! Definitely worth a visit. The afternoon I went there was no queue but I would have happily waited, the taste is well worth it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I spent a year studying in Paris 30+ years ago. Back then Berthillon was a place I took all the folks that came to visit me while I was there. Now 30 years later it still holds the same allure for me. I guess because it hasn't changed all that much, which is a good thing. It evokes wonderful memories... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We always stop off at Berthillon when in Paris with the children and today was no exception BUT we arrived to find it closed, with a notice saying that it will reopen on 5 November. Very disappointed faces all round. Just wanted to make sure that others are forewarned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Well. I will be short. It is a must. Came across it randomly not realising it's fame. It is the best ice-cream I have ever tried.

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Nice shop however it is a shame to have to line up on the narrow footpath and no where to sit after you have bought your ice cream. Many places in the world and in paris sell nice ice cream- not sure what all the fuss is about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We usually like to sit down to have ice cream and the classic, elegant Berthillon tearoom is perfect for this. Just ice cream is too expensive at the tearoom (better to buy that at their takeaway counter) but original desserts made with excellent quality, delicious artisanal ice cream and thick whipped cream and/or other yummy ingredients are better value and... More

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