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La Chocolaterie de Jacques Genin

133 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
01 45 77 29 01
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Ranked #242 of 13,586 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Tea Room
Le Marais
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

As is typical in Paris, things are done at a leisurely pace. Jacques Genin is no different - there are only about 6 tables in the restaurant for people to sit down and enjoy a dessert like their signature mille-feuille or lemon tart. Unfortunately the only pastry you can take-away is their lemon tart. The line for sitting down is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A friend of the chef of this place took us there while we were on holiday in Paris. we were just passing through and decided to stop by. when we went there, there was already a Que. apparently when customers sit for a coffee they do not push them to leave until they are ready, even when they are done... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Jacques Genin is the chocolatier for the Epicure Restaurant at Le Bristol. The waiters there sent us his way. We timed it to be there at 3PM to avoid the long lines. The shop is very pretty, quiet, with a unique design. quite a lof ot chocolates and caramels were offerred to be tasted at the counter. we sat down... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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49 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The chocolaterie is beautiful and the staff really friendly. We ate some chocolates and caramels, that were good but nothing fantastic, and my wife had a coffee. The price, on the otrher hand, is expensive. But the visit was worth it, if not for the food, at least for the atmosphere.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

In case you were wondering where the pastries were, they're only available if you partake in their sit-down cafe. Unfortunately, my trip ran out of time so I was unable to try the delicious looking mille-feuille or paris brest. I purchased some pate a fruits and was offered a couple of generous samplings of their chocolates and pate a fruit.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was here a couple of week earlier and when they ran out of millefeuille, I went for a lemon tart and it was good. This time around we queued for about 30 mins before we got a table for 3 on a Sunday afternoon. I was really excited about the millefeuille but was somewhat disappointed when the creme didn't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was a stop on a neighborhood food tour I took through the Marais and I was wowed by everything I tried - the chocolates (three kinds: spearmint, hazelnut orange and another hazelnut variety), the pate de fruit, and the caramels. I would have liked to come back and sit in the cafe and try some of their pastries, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I am happy because this pastry shop is located few tenth of meters from where I stay when in Paris. I go there since they opened, but I never use their "Salon de the", I prefer to order my cake and enjoy it home. They use to have the pastries for sale but now you have to order them unless... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I visited the Jacques Genin store in Paris for morning tea. Like most upmarket chocolateries the interior is like a jewellry store, pleasant but a little intimidating. The staff initially looked a little unapproachable but were actually friendly and helpful. We decided to try a couple of the pastries as well as buy a small sample of... More 

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Paris, France
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Excellent experience. Beautiful interior. Relaxed atmosphere. Calm and cool. Great service with a smile. Tea, chocotino, chocolates, caramels and basil and lemon tart all to die for. Will be back soon.

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Additional Information about La Chocolaterie de Jacques Genin

Address: 133 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 45 77 29 01
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Tea Room

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