Vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, rocky road– on a warm spring day, a bowl of ice cream would surely suffice to cool you down.
Like Italy, France has a lot of ice cream shops to boast and these ice cream parlors are often visited by French locals and tourists, like yourself. If you find yourself out and about in the city and it turns all humid suddenly, march your way to these five (5) most popular ice cream shops in Paris.
31, rue Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile
A list for the best ice cream shops in Paris should always start with Berthillon. This small shop in the 4th district has been likened to the Eiffel Tower in significance. Almost every Parisian has been to it and there is absolutely no reason why a tourist shouldn’t visit it, either. It serves one of the best tasting ice creams in Paris and is known throughout the world when it comes to creating sweet, creamy creations.
Berthillon is open from Wednesdays through Sundays, starting at 10:00 AM and closes at 8:00 PM.
Le Bac à Glaces
109, rue du Bac
Even David Lebovitz, author, blogger, and chez-extraordinaire, considers Le Bac à Glaces one of the best ice cream shops in Paris. Le Bac à Glaces is an ice cream shop that serves all-natural ice creams of all flavors. Visit Le Bac à Glaces from Mondays through Saturdays, starting at 12:00 Noon until 7:00 PM.
39, rue du Roi de Sicile
Pozzetto is one of the youngest ice cream shops in Paris which opened in 2005; however, it has quickly gained a loyal following of ice-cream loving locals and tourists. Pozzetto serves ice cream, gelato, and other delicious, sweet creations using all-natural ingredients. Pozzetto is open from Sundays through Saturdays, starting at 11:00 AM and closes by 12:00 MN.
14, rue Norvins
With over 41 flavors to choose from, you’ll surely have a grand time in Tutti Sensi, a small ice cream shop located near Butte Montmartre. Tutti Sensi is open from Mondays through Sundays, starting at 10:00 AM until 12 midnight.
81, rue de Seine
Our newcomer and final contender is from Italy. Grom-Paris first opened in 2008 to serve loyal patrons who have already tasted their sweet creations in Italy. Their creamy gelato products are known far and wide and now that they’re in Paris, you can easily grab a scoop for yourself. Grom is open from Mondays through Sundays, starting at 12 Noon until 12 Midnight.