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Berthillon

#167 of 14,823 Places to Eat in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 31 61
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10:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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Fremont, California
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95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A stop at Berthillion was included in our city bike tour of Paris. This is an excellent ice cream shop - great flavors. Especially enjoyed the fruity flavors (melon, coconut). This ice cream shop is quite popular with locals as well. The location was also fabulous, right across the bridge near Notre Dame. Loved the flavorful ice cream and beautiful... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have some of the most flavorful ice cream that I have ever had. The quality is excellent but the quantity is less so because I love lots of ice cream on my ice cream cones and the scoops that I received were not heaping up as much as I like them to be. All in all though, the value... More 

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Thank Farida C
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was recommended to us by multiple friends prior to our trip so we made it a priority to visit. We went back twice on our trip to try more flavors! Wonderful flavors and consistency. We got the ice cream at the take out window and we were fortunate each time to not encounter any crowds. It is pricey for... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The hubs had pistachio and I had rum raisin...the booziest version I've ever eaten. The cone wasn't tasty (I'm not sure anything could match the calibre of the ice cream!) so do yourself a favour and get two scoops from the outdoor window and not worry about the cone. Easily the best ice cream we've ever eaten...believe the hype!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

You can get an idea of this place simply by looking at the queue waiting for its dessert takeaways. We decided to opt for a sit-down to have relaxed desert session. Pick any of their fruit or chocolate varieties and you will love the taste and remember it for a very long time. there were three of us and we... More 

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San Francisco, California
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the November chill, all it took was a recommendation by our Notre Dame guide who gave us simple directions across the river and off we went!! I got the salted caramel while he got the vanilla and chocolate. It was really good. The server could have been friendlier.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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213 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

No matter the temperature ir time of day, you gotta try the ice creams and the chocolate fondant mmmm it is great

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

They say its one of the most famous ice cream parlours in the world. And i must admit i was as excited as a small child on my first visit in 2016. You know you are close when you see people queuing on the street ahead but its moves extremely fast so don't let that put you off if your'e... More 

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honeoye falls
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We walked to this spot from the Muse D'Orsey just to have dessert. Was it worth it? Yes indeed. We were so impressed that we returned three more times.

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Europe
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The ice cream parlour that famously shuts up shop during the summer holidays, simply because they can. Their product is worth the effort, and their flavours amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Rue St.-Louis-en-l'Ile, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 31 61

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • 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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