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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 #4 of 392 Shopping in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Description: This popular ice cream shop is located on Île St-Louis.
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Leixlip, Ireland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Sometimes there is a huge line, sometimes not. Always worth the wait. We tried Framboise, Citron verte, apricot, chocolate, vanilla. Yes, the scoops are small for 2.50 euros for a small, but wow, what flavor! You actually think about the flavors you are eating, because they are delicious and interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I know opinions vary as do people's palates. But, as far as me and mine are concerned Berthillion by far has the freshest and best ice cream in Paris. They may not have the most expansive selection or the largest scoops ( even when you do the double) but for flavor you just cannot beat them! You can actually see... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Loved the ice cream at this shop but we would've loved it even more if the servings were slightly bigger. I would still come back and would recommend that you try this place if you love ice cream and appreciate quality over quantity.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I didn't know about this place but my wife did. "You won't regret it" she said, so we joined the line out front and waited our turn to fork out €3 each for single cones. I had Banana and she had Fig... We'll let me tell you, my wife was right! Probably the most delicious ice-cream I've ever had.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I'm not an ice cream afficianado, but my husband and kids are. Thumbs up from all of us (except the prices, but what can you do, it's the best in Paris). My husband and son got their usual something-chocolatey, but I ventured out for something new. It was basil, yes basil, and I think lemon. The best ice cream, and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

As an attraction, Berthillon is situated in St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, a quaint neighbourhood - very pedestrian-friendly - great for a quiet stroll (with your yummy ice cream). It's proximity to Notre Dame also means you can tick the boxes off both in the same trip. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Berthillon sells fantastic ice creams/ glaces. My favourites: Wild strawberries, mandarin... More

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stopped at Berthillon frequently during our stay in Paris, alternating with Amorino which is practically across the street on Ile St. Louis. Some days the lines were horrendous, other times there were just one or two folks. Our favorite flavors are the noisette (hazelnut), Stracciatella (chocolate chip) and then all the fruit flavors but especially melon, pear and mango.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Sure, the queues were there, the hype was there and the anticipation was there as well! However the proof of the pudding is in the tasting (to coin a phrase) and although the ice creams we had were good, they were not the 'Man I've just gotta come back tomorrow for another' especially when the best and creamiest ice cream... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My daughters loved the chocolate, hazelnut and strawberry, but I had the salted butter caramel ("caramel buerre sale," I think). Holy cow. We had to go way out of our way to come back a second night to have more, but it was worth it.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had read all the hype about this ice cream, so I knew I had to try it or die wondering. My husband and I had a double cone each, we were both amazed at the freshness of the flavours. Both my peach and pear ice cream tasted like the fruit straight from the tree. I didn't think anything could... More

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