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Address: 24 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 70 39 38 00

This complex of various cafés and food counters is a haven for food lovers.

This complex of various cafés and food counters is a haven for food lovers.

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Good food

I ordered two items from two different counters, and both the cod dinner and the raspberry tart were very good. I've been here a few times and I've always found the service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered two items from two different counters, and both the cod dinner and the raspberry tart were very good. I've been here a few times and I've always found the service efficient and friendly. As mentioned, food is not cheap but it is considered fine cuisine. I'm not a connoisseur and there are plenty of patisseries, bistros and restaurants... More 

Thank My_Aunt
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We normally pick food items to take home with us from here but this time we also sat on the deck and had a light meal - lunch. The foie gras du canard was excellent. Likewise the risotto with truffles was a delight. Espresso gave the kick. We sat and watched people pass by buy ice creams from the counter... More 

Thank Mypace
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a popular shop in France . Quality of the food are good and tasty. You may consider to buy them back for souvenirs when you are in Paris for holidays. The items are above mid to high price range . Service is average and I walked in they do not impressed me that they are offering good customer... More 

Thank GregoryTan_SG
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was recommended to us by a friend who had lived in Paris. The pastries look and taste divine: some almost look too good to eat. We purchased some of their croissants for breakfast and they were delicious.,if we had the time, and the space, we would take some with us when we leave.

Thank Grumpybrother
Porter Ranch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Expensive yes, but incredibly outstanding...superb!. I doubt there is another store like Fauchon in the World

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Fauchon has lovely pastries, chocolates, food gifts, deli, but there is one thing I would go back for again and again is the hot chocolate, OMG, just the best.

1 Thank just_brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The choice is of high quality, but except for sweets rather limited, compared to the smaller and more charming local cheese and meat shops. Also the service and prices are not compelling to pay another visit. If you want a take out or a quick bite, it's ok.

Thank Matyas L
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

As a regular guest/customer I visited Fauchon yesterday. except from the quality the service on the terrace was unfriendly and there was no sign of any interest in a customer.

Thank paulvC7541YP
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This place has the BEST sweets in Paris. There are a lot to choose from and they are all Delicious! There are a lot of places to buy cakes and chocolates in Paris, this is the only place that has unique sweets.

Thank Diane P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Go to Paris each year in May and have never not visited Fauchon. Always for tea/coffee and cake, a purchase in the shop and once for dinner in the restaurant. It doesn't quite have the refinement of L'aduree but it still feels special and part of Paris and the cakes are delicious! When we had dinner in the restaurant the... More 

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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 another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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