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Jean Charles Rochoux Chocolatier

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Address: 16 Rue D Assas, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 42 84 29 45
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Mon 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 7:30 pm

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Our new favorite chocolates in Paris!

This is our second trip to Paris, and on both we've dedicated a day to a 'chocolate walk', hitting at least 7 'high end' chocolate shops (self proclaimed chocolate snobs that we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Diana R
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is our second trip to Paris, and on both we've dedicated a day to a 'chocolate walk', hitting at least 7 'high end' chocolate shops (self proclaimed chocolate snobs that we are!). Jean Charles Rochoux is our new favorite - the chocolates are supreme, the service excellent, the shop a delight to visit. We'll definitely be back and recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Trust me, the chocolate here is the best I have ever eaten. And the service I experienced was excellent! A little pricey, but hey, I would rather pay a little more than waste my calories on junk. You only live once; eat dessert first!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Это место просто рай для любителей шоколада. Обязательно попробуйте трюфели, они здесь просто бесподобные. Заходим в этот магазин каждый раз, когда бываем в Париже. This place is truly Paradise for chocolate lovers. Be sure to try the truffles, they are incredible. We go to this shop every time when we visit Paris.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Been hoarding my chocolate coffee bar (http://www.charles-chocolatier.fr/tablette-cafe-100g/) which I have been holding in my Eurocave for some time. Sure, get some truffles, I guess, but if you want major food love, get the dark chocolate coffee bar. I'm just ate my last square, like 30 minutes ago and need to schedule another trip for this - it is that bomb.... More 

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Cambridge UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The tiny, square truffles in the silver box, with the little spear for eating, was a great gift for friends and family. These truffle bites came in several different size boxes, and were pricey, but I've never had such rich chocolate flavor concentrated in a small bite size. Well worth the price.

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

a tiny gem of a shop that carries the best chocolates, and the best hazelnut-chocolate spread, in Paris. The chocolate animal sculptures in the front window are spectacular. When I visited, the woman in the shop was dusting them with a special brush, with the care and attention of a surgeon. Combine this with a visit to Patisserie Secco across... More 

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Manhattan, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This tiny shop is probably one of my favorite "chocolaterie" in Paris. The staff is really nice and very helpful. I would highly recommend the truffles. French artisanat at its best, very delicate and traditional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We visited the shop with cousins who had bought from it on a previous visit to Paris. It is amazing with an extensive range of first class chocolates. The whole display is a delight with figures ranging from tiny animals for a few Euros to enormous sculptures. The truffles, which we bought, are "to die for". Not cheap but excellent... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Splurged on a box of tiny truffles... They are some of the best I've had! I have been reading about all the wonderful chocolates in this area of Paris, and was not disappointed. They also have some beautiful chocolate sculptures. Crazy expensive prices, but if you have the cash, this is worth the splurge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The truffles are each small pieces of heaven. My wife and found this place by accident as we were killing time walking about. We have tried many chocolate places in London, Paris, Brussels and New York and like these truffles the best. The staff are friendly and happy to speak English. There are beautiful little chocolate carvings and molded pieces... More 

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