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La Chocolaterie de Jacques Genin

133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 45 77 29 01
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mille feuille” (48 reviews)
“lemon tart” (18 reviews)
“pastry” (23 reviews)
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133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
Neighbourhood: Le Marais
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with the ambition to have a good choclate cake. To our dissapointment there wasn't any choclate cake on the menu. Instead we had a millefeuille that was perfect in all aspects. The chocolate moelleux was a concentration of a chocolate experience with...More

Thank larsqq
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Excellent service and food without all the hazel and trouble of other places. Try a small cake with the chocolate, you will come back for it !

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It is for sure one of the best chocolate you'll ever drink. And also the small cakes and desserts are awesome - but they must do something with the unpleasant service and attitude you get from the waitresses.

1  Thank Uri R
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We visited JG with friends and it took us over forty minutes to get a table. The chocolate is very good but not amazing. The service is wanting - not enough servers, very bad organisation table-wise. If you're coming for a date, avoid unless you...More

Thank Dmitry K
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Hello, I leave reviews very rarely, but here it is especially important, because the mistakes are too obvious. The management of the queue was the least effective I have ever experienced - the cafe is a big place with tall ceilings, it has only 8...More

1  Thank Darianovoj
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

On a Sunday afternoon, my friends and I stayed in line for more than 30 mins before getting a table. Despite the few tables, the waiting time could have been much shorter if people were allocated more efficiently. The hot chocolates and pieces of cakes...More

1  Thank Enza S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We waited for 40 minutes to get a table and it was not worth it. The hot chocolate and the pastries were nice but not incredible. The main flaw of the place is service. There was only one waitress to manage all the tables plus...More

1  Thank Valeria T
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The chocolate in this shop are little pieces of art--so pretty and so delicious. We bought several jewel boxes full of chocolate for our friends and family at home. We also purchased boxes of jellies for friends & family, as well as some caramels. Delicious!...More

Thank CAFamily
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place was absolutely heavenly if you're a chocolate lover it's a must to visit. These chocolates are like none other. Some of the best in the world.

1  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

So this place has been on my list a while now. The place is very elegant and all the chocolates and fruit marmalade are arranged so that you want to take them all. There are several places to sit yet no organization to assist you....More

Thank nirya
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do i have to reserve seats in advance?
26 December 2014|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
I would agree - I doubt very much that they take reservations
Do you open in 11th,November ? the public holiday
29 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 77 29 01
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