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Pierre Herme

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Address: 72, Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 47 77
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If macarons are your thing...

Recommended to us by someone. Shop on the Rue Bonaparte. Line out the door, with people taking photos like crazy. We bought two assortments to take home with us for friends. 56... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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San Francisco, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Recommended to us by someone. Shop on the Rue Bonaparte. Line out the door, with people taking photos like crazy. We bought two assortments to take home with us for friends. 56 euros later, we left the shop. They are beyond the best, they melt in your mouth, with all the different blends of flavors.

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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Although you sometimes have to stay in line, it is worth it! The creations of Topchef Herme are not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes. We had a selection of macarons (ofcourse) in one of those cute boxes and tried the signature Ispahan, which was just heavenly!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I had the pleasure to enjoy herme's macarons 4 or 5 times now, and now that I've tried them, I'm not even bothering having any other macarons since all the others i've had are NOTHING compared to those! A bit pricey but i wish they'd had more stores in France....

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North Fitzroy, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I'm not normally a macaron fan, but these were just amazing. You can choose your own assortment or but one of the boxes. A lovely little card comes with your purchase to remind you of the flavours you bought and all the others waiting for you. Super soft centres and great flavours. Tres bien!

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Bay Shore, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Every time I come to Paris I must make my yearly trip to Pierre Herme! I always think that I will walk by because I've had all the flavors before. Somehow I get drawn in again and there's a new flavor, this time it was gingerbread and coffee!!! Please oh great Pierre Herme make this one a standard flavor! it... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

While I did not actually visit the store at rue bonaparte, I stayed at a very nice boutique hotel which had a welcoming gift of the Herme macarons. I have to admit that while having tasted many macarons before, I never quite understood them before this. These were fantastic! Made me change my mind about macarons, they were that good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Absolutely delicious macarons with amazing fillings, try Mogador or Ispahan. The Ispahan croissants are so unusual and good. The millefeuilles are incredible, especially the praline. Not to be missed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

These are the best macaroons I've ever tried, and I can say I frequently visit Laduree. The two boutiques I've visited are very small, but the employers are kind, helpful and well informed. The only thing that I find disappointing is the lack of variety in small stores. Pierre Herme has delicious pastries... We should be able to find more... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Extremely delicious macarons that come in many different flavors and colors. For all sweet fans, do yourself a favor and get some Pierre Hermes macarons!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We walked by this store on our way to the shopping street and decided to just go inside and have a look. Lot's of chocolate and macaroons the only thing a regret is that I didn buy more. It's not a cheap place but the quality and taste makes it worth to buy any way.

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