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C'est La Vie

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20 S Main St, Ste A, New Hope, PA 18938-1350
+1 215-862-1956
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07:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 17:00
Tue 07:30 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 07:30 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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new york
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CLV is picturesque french bakery located down an alley with a place to sit and enjoy the french treats. A charming french pastry chef took our order. The delicious chocolate almond croissant weighed what seemed like a few lbs. Good coffee too.

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Thank trueotis
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great stop for a casual breakfast, great coffee and authentic French delights! Short lines and small payment make this off the beaten path stop a must. Enjoy the river view and outdoor seating only for authentic French breakfasts and desserts.

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Thank jsmac8218
Barnegat, New Jersey
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122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Oh...my...God! If you like pastry, cookies, or anything with sugar in it, go here! We bought some fresh-baked cookies, and when I went to get one out of the bag, i though there were two cookies stuck together. Instead, it was one thick, scrumptious tasting chocolate chip. There are plenty of selections, and they have coffee as well. For those... More 

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Thank Jack K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The chocolate croissant was absolutely amazing!!! It is located right over the bridge. Hidden gem for breakfast for sure!!

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Thank Andrea Manieri M
Princeton, New Jersey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Making a decision on what you will eat (or eat first) is the only problem at this tiny pastry gem. My husband and I tried two treats, promising to share, but they were both so good we would only give each other a tiny bite. Lol. Alex, the baker/owner's son greeted us with the friendliest smile. We sat down and... More 

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Thank TheCorts
Morristown, New Jersey
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Delicious coffee and an amazing selection of cookies, pastries, and macaroons! Difficult to make a selection, but everything we chose was so delicious! Indoor and outdoor seating offered....in good weather choose outdoor on the Delaware for a perfect little afternoon delight!

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Thank kathy z
Florence, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a wonderful and delicious family-run French bakery right on the Delaware River! Grab a pastry or baguette and enjoy it on their patio overlooking the river.. Life does not get better! And, owners are super nice people (husband is from France), and they live right above the bakery. So charming, will come again and again and again!

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Thank roeblingfoodlover
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Ordered cookies from C'est La Vie to use as favors at my son and his new brides wedding reception. Everyone loved them. Several of us went the next day for coffee and pastries which were delicious. The owners could not have been nicer.

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Thank christopher m
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274 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Tiny place, but they had a lovely selection of fine pastries. We went for a brunch snack and sat in the small outdoor seating area. The pastries were delicious.

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Thank corptool
Annapolis, Maryland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A petit patisserie & coffee and tea shop, tucked between businesses on the Main Street. It fronts the water, so you can sit outside, albeit the tables & chairs are of the plastic variety. HOWEVER! The food is authentic and delightful, from quiche to macarons to napoleons & everything in between. While everyone is going for Starbucks & Dunkin Donuts,... More 

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Thank balanceseaker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:00
Thursday
07:30 - 17:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 S Main St, Ste A, New Hope, PA 18938-1350
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 215-862-1956

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