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Exceptional Chocolate!

This review is for their location on Rue Rambuteau, but it's a chain so I assume the quality is... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
ATXTriTraveler
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Austin, TX
Nice Place

A nice family owned chocolate shop on charming Rue Cler. Definitely worth a visit! We took home a... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
kukiimnzta
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New York City, New York
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3 Apr 2018
“Exceptional Chocolate!”
17 Oct 2017
“Nice Place”
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This review is for their location on Rue Rambuteau, but it's a chain so I assume the quality is consistent across all their shops. We randomly meandered into the shop looking for a turtle shaped chocolate and they actually had one! While we were checking...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

A nice family owned chocolate shop on charming Rue Cler. Definitely worth a visit! We took home a bar of their dark chocolate and it was very good.

Thank kukiimnzta
Reviewed 30 July 2017

What a feast.. For the eyes and mouth! Was even given a tasty sample and brought back not only great chocolate but orange peel and some very pretty marzipan ladybugs. We haven't eaten the "bug" yet. Very old fashioned appeal and such care by the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Beautiful shop offering some incredible chocolates. If you love chocolate stop by this store and try and not to buy something. The gentleman running the shop when we visited as incredibly helpful and pleasant, spoke great English and offered us samples of their delicious chocolate...More

Thank Rico1965
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The worker was pleasant and spoke English to us and let us sample some chocolate and it tasted great. They have a wide selection here and it is the oldest chocolatier in Paris so it is definitely worth the visit and taste.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Came here after having researched online best chocolate in Paris. It was close to where I was staying. The shop is quaint and has an old school feel to it. I sampled a few chocolates while there which were excellent. Bought some dark chocolate bars...More

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We went here on the advice of the hotel staff nearby, and ended up spending about 125 Euro on chocolates to bring home! We were not disappointed. The selection is broad, and the chocolates themselves delicious. The person working there made sure we had small...More

Thank cmkcmk
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This is a small branch of the oldest chocolate/candy shop in Paris. I haven't been to any of the other locations but this one still had plenty of treats to select from, including yummy chocolate samples. We picked up some assorted candied nuts, assorted pâtes...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Paris's oldest sweet shop is A la Mère de Famille. It's original location (and tourist "must visit") is on the Right Bank in the trashy Montmartre area, but you'll find other locations, including in the department store Printemps. Since I prefer the Left Bank overall,...More

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