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Caractere de Cochon

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the basic ham sandwich which was tasty but not very special. Expensive at €7.90. Bread was very chewy which was nice.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

Came here for a sandwich and left completely satisfied. Located close to the March des Enfants Rouge this tiny little shop is packed with a huge selection of cured and uncured hams, cheeses, sausages, etc. You choose your ham and cheese and then they make...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

The jambon beurre was simple yet so delicious. Sometimes the most simple of foods could be the hardest to perfect. Definitely a place to visit in the Marais neighborhood when looking for an in between meals snack. A wide selection of infused hams and charcuterie....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

Came in with my rusty french and they were happy to amuse me and spoke back to me in French (I find in some Paris places they speak back to you in English). I spoke to a gentleman and explained my preferences and he helped...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Never seen so many Hams in my life! We learned so much from the owner on the history of Ham, the aging process and the three areas that the best Ham comes from. As we learned about the different types of Ham we were able...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Was so excited that this spot was next to where I am staying. Then I went in and the beady eyed guy started messing with me from the moment I walked in the door. He kept glaring at his friend, saying something in French, then...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great place to pick up a yummy sandwich for a picnic or eat on the go. Try the spanish ham...greata! Go a few blocks up to Poilane and add an apple tart for a perfect meal.

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We were staying across the street in an apartment and this shop was recommended to us. Didn't know what to get but they recommended the ham sandwich. Absolutely heavenly. We were back the next day for more and also some sausage. Absolutely heavenly. And while...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Best sandwiches in town! The owner is amazing, he takes his time to explain everything about how the food is made, cured and let's us try a few! Amazing bien-cuit bread. Perfect to grab and eat!

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

This tiny shop is AMAZING. We always make sure to stop in at least once when in Paris. The owner is kind & knows his way around ham. Just tell him what you like & ask him what he recommends - try something you've never...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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