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Berthillon

31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
33-1-43-54-31-61
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Ranked #10 of 349 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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Rehovot, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

Everybody is rushing to taste Bertillon ice cream. When we tried Bertillon and Amorino several times, we decided that Amorino is even better than the famous Bertillon. Staying at the Montparnasse area, we used to have our gelato at Amorino situated at the corner of Gaite and Edgar Quinet. We also tried it at the Gallery Lafayette at Chaussée d'Antin.... More

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Fantastic ice cream! A bit pricy, but it is all worth it.. And when you are sitting in the middle of Paris and enjoying an icecream I guess it is OK to pay an extra couple of euros for it..

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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London
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Bristol
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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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