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31 St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
01 43 54 31 61
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Ranked #227 of 12,744 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
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84% Recommend
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English first
Adamstown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Worth the wait in line for this ice cream. The deep, dark, semi-sweet chocolate is wonderful. Very different flavors, lovely area, great place to stroll. Be sure to try it when you are in Paris !

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Top Contributor
380 reviews 380 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

These French - what is it with them and August holidays? Paris is teeming with visitors all desperate to try the best ice cream in the city and what does Berthillon do? Shut up shop and go on holiday for most of August. I just don't get it. Bur fortunately for us ice cream hungry visitors, there are two local... More

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Gainesville, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The ice cream was delicious but we found out that the same ice cream is served at several walk up cafe locations on Ile St Louis and doesn't require standing in the long crazy tourist line. The actual location does carry more flavors but may not always be worth the wait. The girls behind the counter are typical teenagers. It's... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

All you need to know is that the ice cream that this place makes and sells is the best ice cream EVER!!! Go there, eat it and enjoy, my tip go with the chocolate it will blow your mind.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We usually make this as one of our stops each time we visit Paris. Typically, it's ice cream for lunch, so rich, creamy and delicious. Try the not-so-ordinary flavors like: Chestnut, out of this world. St Louis en L'lle is worth the stroll, very charming with boutiques and eateries, but Berthillon is the place to visit. Never disappointed.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Walking from Notre Dame on Ile de la Cité, we purposefully located Berthillon on rue Ile St Louis. We knew it was the right place because of the long queue outside. This was the last day before the shop closed for the summer. I'd already checked online and noticed they also have a tea-room. We walked past all the people... More

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Chicago, Illinois USA & Cairo, Egypt
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165 reviews 165 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had rum raisin, lemon, strawberry, and they were really good gelato. It's kind of like italian ice. The scoops are small, so beware and be prepared. We got it on small waffle cones. A bit pricey for the amount of gelato you get. So I feel like i had better than before. It was good but not out of... More

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Tiffin, Ohio
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband was bound and determined to find this original restaurant, although there were several smaller stands along the way. I was glad we did! When we got to the corner, there was a long line and it took about 30 minutes to get to the counter. There, were probably 20 flavors from which to choose, and I had the... More

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Boston, MA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

You have to go here if you are in Paris for Ice cream! The lines are long sometimes but I felt it is worth the wait. My husband got a white chocolate which was amazing! they only have cones no cups! I got peach which I think was more like a sorbet but it was still very good! Definitely do... More

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Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stopped by here for an afternoon ice cream. The vanilla ice cream was OUT OF THIS WORLD! You must go here. Expect a line but nothing crazy. It goes fast.

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