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C'est La Vie

20 S Main St, Ste A, New Hope, PA 18938-1350
+1 215-862-1956
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“eclairs” (7 reviews)
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Hours
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
20 S Main St, Ste A, New Hope, PA 18938-1350
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Reviewed today via mobile

Colorful selection of delicious pastries and other desserts. With a group we tried a Pistachio-horn, a Napoleon, Blueberry-Cheesecake, and a Honey-Sweet Roll. All were beautiful executed and passionately made. There were plenty of other treats to try, along with coffee or another beverage on the...More

Thank Vivi V
Reviewed 6 days ago

this place has beautiful looking Danish and pastries. we got a cheese Danish to have with our breakfast. This was not a good choice. hardly any cheese and the pastry tasted at least one day old.

Thank KG42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

C'est La Vie isn't a typical French café, but the pastry goods are incredible...just like the ones in the Old Country. Several times now, my wife and I enjoy a croissant and espresso for brunch. Overlooking the Delaware River, this very small boulangerie embodies an...More

Thank TeutonFlyboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here regularly for mousse... any kind; they're all amazing. The croissants are fantastic and always fresh, and my kids love the brioche assortment. This place is a must.

Thank jhowland1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Sits back off the street. Nice place for a trait. I had pain au lait. My wife had a cinnimon croissant. Both very fresh and tasty. Very small seating area inside. They had a selection of breads, pastries and coffees, cakes, quiche (sp?), cookies and...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nothing to write home about. I was told that this was the best french bakery.... and sadly I couldn't agree. Nothing terrible... but just not up to what I think of a french bakery.

Thank Fordstaff
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a very nice bakery, well stocked with a variety of items. We enjoyed the french bread and tried the cuisants and they were very flakey and yummy. We even brought home 4 to freeze and enjoy with Sunday breakfast.

Thank Christa S
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Located down alley along the river, be sure not to overlook it. Tiny place but packed with goodies. Was hard to decide. All pastries we tried were very good. But be sure to bring cash as it is a cash-only place.

Thank LVPADad
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This little bakery is off a main street in New Hope down an alley so many people will overlook it and what a mistake. Lots of delicious choices in this hidden gem. However, the coffee is mediocre at best and does not compliment the baked...More

Thank Mara028
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Its rare to find a french bakery in America, but when you do, you walk in and try it. This was great. It was a true bakery. The service was excellent. There are plenty of places to sit and enjoy your pastries and drinks. If...More

Thank girlygirl321
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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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