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Berthillon, Paris

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Berthillon sells ice cream by the scoop and in bulk, made without chemical preservatives, artificial sweeteners, or stabilizers. Chefs use only milk, sugar, cream, eggs, and flavorings like cocoa, vanilla bean, and fruit. On any given day, there may be fifteen different flavors to sample. With our world travel planner, Paris attractions like Berthillon can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Stop in at this Paris landmark for an epic dessert. Avoid the "to-go" queue at the right side window (mostly tourists). Step through the doors on the left and sit at one of the green marble tables. Fo...  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    It's crazy: Parisian since 1971, I had never been eating an ice cream at Berthilon. I just enjoy 3 and take 1 (+ big), and I assure you: it was a mistake that didn't go not earlier, mistake that I invite you to not to imitate. In addition, the environment is pleasant and nice service.
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  • September 17, 2017
    The next door cafe section is great place for a break while touring. Wonderful ice cream treats and also a bathroom.  more »
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  • July 11, 2017
    Worth the hype. The original location here has the biggest line. If you're just interested in getting the ice cream, the shops are all over the area and you can get it quicker elsewhere. But there's something about going to this flagship spot and (I can't believe I'm advocating for long lines) waiting, building the anticipation, for the ice cream. Creative flavors. I recommend getting a cone with at least two. The scoops are small, and you can try more that way. Good mix of ice cream and sorbet, but the ice cream takes center stage here.
  • July 5, 2017
    Delicious ice cream. Probably the best I've ever had. I preferred the fruity flavours. Pricey but worth it. The portion is not large and they don't use filler. The ingredients are fresh and you can really taste it in the ice cream. The menu changes daily and they do run out of flavours. 6 euros to try 3 flavours. We went an hour before closing and had to wait about 15 minutes.
  • September 19, 2017
    Everybody seems to recommend this .. Tried fig gelato with cone, very smooth, yet too sweet, overrated. Friend tried the passion fruit and love it. Will have to try more flavours for a fair comment.
  • May 9, 2017
    So good. Named the best ice cream in Paris and I'm inclined to believe it's true! You can't taste any of the flavors - you have to trust that you'll like it. The scoops are fairly small compared to US sizes but still filling. Wild strawberries is their claim to fame. There is one side for takeaway and one to sit. The prices "sur place" are more. The shop is not open in the summer from what I've gathered. Always a line!
  • July 18, 2017
    We saw a review somewhere that this was the "best ice cream in the world"and decided we'd be the judge of that. While I haven't tried every ice cream in the world, it's certainly the best I've ever had. The flavors are rich and intense and it's very creamy. Sure glad we went!

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