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“What a way to start a day.”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Berthillon

Ranked #1 of 221 Coffee & Tea in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: French, Cafe
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Athens, Greece
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“What a way to start a day.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

This is the first place in the world that a waiter shouts at us. We order 1 set breakfast + 1 other. The waiter brought us 2 sets + that other one. We tried to return the extra set. He started shouting at us. But we managed to return the extra plate back anyway. Now the bill came with 1 set all right, but there are extra items (bread & croissant) which we didn't order. So we pointed that out (showing the food that we didn't consume). The same waiter shouted some more and we shouted back of course. The waiter hit the hand of my partner once, before a supervisor came to take over. We got a new bill, with a couple of euros too low. We didn't know if it was another mistake or it was a reconciliation, but after all that we were in no mood to argue, just gave them a big note for them to decide how much changes to give back. This happened just this morning. What a way to start a day.

  • Visited December 2012
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“Excellent ice cream whatever the weather”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

It was -6 with the wind chill factor, but my girlfriend was determined to try the widely recommended ice cream. It was worth the trip and the french toast with salt butter caramel ice cream and pears was a lovely balance of warm and cold. If you're near by then pop in.

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Paris, France
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“The best ice-cream ever”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

The original place is small and there's always a queue. Their ice-cream is wonderful and on sale in lots of different places on the Ile St Louis

Visited October 2012
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Paris, France
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“World's best Ice Cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2012

Berthillon is A MUST ... I'm a Parisian and it's only a few months ago that I started wondering why all these people were queuing in front of Berthillon on lIe de la Cité ... Now i'm a Berthillon addict ... Help me it's too good !!!

Visited December 2012
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Florence, Italy
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“impossible to get better icecreams in Paris”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

well, the very very best icecreams in town! What parisians say is true! Just natural flavors, but I can't understand how it can taste so perfectly like the thing it is made of... the wild strawberry IS like eating Wild strawberries... I tried the "chocolat-mendiant" also, dark chocolate with almonds, raisins, nuts... CRAZY. I'm going back and back, I want to try the "calisson".... For you to know: the whole Saint Louis island is selling some, even in the cafés, so you don't have to queue up if there's a line at the main address, they are everywhere around in smaller shops

Visited August 2012
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