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Berthillon

#129 of 14,881 Places to Eat in Paris
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Neighborhood:
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, Paris, France
01 43 54 31 61
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 109
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  • 40
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Incredible ice cream!

I tried this ice cream in a Café since the actual store was closed but it was one of the best ice creams I've ever tried! It really tastes like the real thing and the texture is amazing! Must try!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Hanna L
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried this ice cream in a Café since the actual store was closed but it was one of the best ice creams I've ever tried! It really tastes like the real thing and the texture is amazing! Must try!

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Cape May, New Jersey
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most famous ice cream vender in all of Paris. The Ile Saint Louis is the only place in Paris without a Metro stop but it's worth the short walk for the view and the excellent ice cream.

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Thank 4Valkyrie
Munich, Germany
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go there and test it, you will be excited! The Berthillon ice cream is very famous and it tastes delicious.

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Athens, Greece
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Berthillon is located on a small island in the heart of Paris. The ice-cream I've had there is one of the best I've tasted, so be sure to visit many times while you're in Paris and eat as much as you can!

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sgtpepa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places in Paris or the world for that matter. Delicious ice cream and sorbet. The sorbet is like eating fresh fruit. A must for any visitor. And if you cannot go directly to the source, look for a cafe that serves their products for desert.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't imagine what the Spring and Summer season crowds would be like, but when we visited in December, there was a queue into the street to purchase the delights available at Berthillon. Whilst it comes with its well established reputation, it lives up to its name. The Glaces and the Sorbets are rich and delicious. however long the queue,... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favour and seek out Berthillon... Such wonderful food, owner ready for a chat.. I sat outside while I enjoyed what would easily be described as the best icecream EVER... To finish this experience (and it was an experience) there was a piano accordian playing on the street corner. Perfection

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even in the winter chill it was worth the trek for this ice cream. Rich and creamy. Full of flavour. The main shop was shut on the day of our visit though.

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Thank rsuchanti
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always go to this store when visiting Paris. In winter I eat my icecream in the little cafe , in summer I join the queue for icecream in a cup. Always a difficult choice as the flavours are superb. This time I tried iraspberry with rose, which was a strong and interesting flavour combination. I also love the walk here.

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Thank Kerry D
Miami, Florida
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must not miss! The lines will be long, but you should wait! The ice cream is so delicious, by far the best I have ever had. Even people living in Paris get excited about this place. Try as many flavored as you can. You won't be sorry

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Neighborhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Phone Number: 01 43 54 31 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité, sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.
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