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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
07:30 - 17:00
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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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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really disappointed with this place. It promised so much but delivered little. We passed by one time in the winter but we're running low on parking time and didn't have much cash on us (they don't take cards) so we ended up leaving it and had been looking forward to returning. Return we did, but won't be back a third... More 

Thank cristobal_v_s
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute MUST when visiting New Hope. Huge selection of awesome pastries. Delicious coffee. Very friendly service. All pastries made on premises. Highly recommend a visit.

1 Thank Marjorie1754
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stashed away in a little side street this uniquely French pastry shop is a treat. Unique variety of delicious fresh homemade pastries and breads that will blow you away. This place is the real deal and the pastries are rivaled only by our actual travels abroad.

Thank Matt K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a whim with my wife and were we surprised. The almond croissant, chocolate croissant, chocolate chip cookies and everything else we bought were to die for. We washed them down with a couple lattes as we sat outside by the river enjoying the pastries they so graciously warmed up for us. If your out shopping and want... More 

Thank Stan S
Trenton, New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute heaven, chocolate almond croissant to die for, cookies, pastries, thought I died and went to heaven, the smells of coffee and baked goods linger with you even after you leave. Staff so delightful and friendly. On diet right now but in 2 months, will be back for my chocolate treat.

Thank mariamcconnaughey
new jersey
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314 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bakeries can be hit or miss. Every dessert we tried at this place was top notch and delicious. Great place for dessert on a beautiful day and stroll through New Hope.

Thank schmutaki
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Hidden gem in an alley in New Hope. Great coffee and delicious pastries. Maybe even nicer if they serve the goods in porcelain in stead of paper cups and plates, for the price they charge you would expect that. Nevertheless all the goods look delicious and the Napoleon I had was awesome

Thank 151barbarak
Baltimore, Maryland
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215 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We haven't been in New Hope for a while and with Mom's no longer there this may be the best place for desert and coffee. Everything we had was good and the staff was very friendly. Worth trying you won't be disappointed. Enjoy!

Thank Jazzcat02
new york
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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.

Thank trueotis
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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.

Thank jsmac8218

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 18:00
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?