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A la Mere de Famille

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Beautiful old fashioned chocolates

I looked in many chocolate shops for 2 days in Paris and loved the authenticity and history of this... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Waltham, Massachusetts
A Must Do Chocolate Indulgence !

A mouthwatering selection of Exquisite chocolates for the senses. I couldn't walk past this... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Sep 17, 2018
“Beautiful old fashioned chocolates”
Mar 30, 2018
“A Must Do Chocolate Indulgence ! ”
This popular candy store, which has been open since the 1700s, has a historic ambience to go along with its wonderful sweets.
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35 rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009 Paris, France
Opera / Bourse
+33 1 47 70 83 69
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I looked in many chocolate shops for 2 days in Paris and loved the authenticity and history of this shop. The chocolates were wonderful, Assortments were great gifts, and a few treats for me.👌🏼💕

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mlmcoughlan
Steve D, Propriétaire at A la Mere de Famille, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind message. Have a good day and see you soon!

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

A mouthwatering selection of Exquisite chocolates for the senses. I couldn't walk past this gorgeous shop, the Windows so artfully displayed. So much choice & did not disappoint the tastebuds. Traditionally picture perfect in every way, a worthwhile speciality shop with friendly staff. Would recommend.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Whitsunday5
Reviewed February 19, 2018

a definite gem, anything you need they have it, at least very similar to what you need, is good enough! I’m coming back

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Msmaddy S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I bought some for the family back in US - we enjoyed it very much. The service was great and they speak English in case you aren't sure about your French.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Evgeni P
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Great place to pop in and feast your eyes on an impressive range of chocolates and sweets varying from top of the range and exquisite varieties to affordable quality treats. Set in an original and traditional sweet shop format, it's hard to leave without some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a review of their ice cream which was truly exceptional. Particularly recommend the sorbets.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nene M
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I decided to buy chocolates from here for family and friends back home based on the history of the chocolatier. It was not cheap, I asked for a small box of pre packed that don't have any nuts due to customs regulations. Well maybe I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

A la Mere de Famille is a charming old chocolate and sweets company. Their decor and displays are worth seeing if you're not into sweet treats. I purchased a few goodies for Easter and and the chocolate I did try is delicious! The prices are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank InezAngelis16
Reviewed December 31, 2016

I've been into the La Mere de Famille on Rue Cler about 10 times this year, and while the employees are all extremely snotty, their chocolate is excellent. The chocolate covered orange peels, dark chocolate discs (palettes?) and chocolate ganache squares are amazing. So to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank delphi927
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Walked in on our way to Montmartre and bought some chocolate and candied fruits. Excellent service and a good place to get souvenirs to bring home

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank BeckyWinchester
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Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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