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Rousseau Chocolatier

1277 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T7, Canada
+1 902-802-6463
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Chocolate for the Connoisseur

We have eaten some of the best chocolate that Europe has to offer never dreaming that we would find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nancy S
Indianapolis, Indiana
Best macarons I've ever had

Rousseau Chocolatier was a frequent place for me when I lived in Halifax... and I miss it so much... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
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Everything is handmade fresh on-site by Julien Rousseau who has been a chocolatier and pastry chef for 14 years. Originally from the South of France, his career has led him to work in numerous high end chocolatier boutiques and hotels in England, Scotland, Canada and France before opening his first shop in Halifax early May 2014. Rousseau Chocolatier specializes in: Handmade Chocolates French Macarons Gourmet Brownies Artisan Chocolate Bars 1277 Hollis Street - Taste the decadent difference!
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1277 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T7, Canada
+1 902-802-6463
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten some of the best chocolate that Europe has to offer never dreaming that we would find chocolate perfection on a cruise stopping in Nova Scotia! Having done my research, we disembarked with map in hand, searching for Rousseau. As it were, by...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Rousseau Chocolatier was a frequent place for me when I lived in Halifax... and I miss it so much! All of the products are top-notch and truly are a quality that one would only receive in France. To anybody who visits Halifax, I always recommend...More

Thank wheresthegelato
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Not until recently have I starting taking a liking to chocolate, and Rousseau Chocolatier has contributed greatly to my conversion. The quality and creativity of their chocolate is through the roof ... one taste, and you'll be back for more ... and more! Their offerings...More

1  Thank Automobiliart
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We found this store during wanderings from a cruise ship. The chocolate is truly amazing and we now ship bars back home to New York. Highly recommended.

Thank JenniferMP
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The chocolates are beautiful and luscious! The macarons are always fresh with very flavourful fillings. Everything in the store is displayed beautifully and you may be fortunate and see the chocolatier making the chocolates himself. I have ordered things ahead of time and had items...More

1  Thank Mary-Ann H
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Rousseau makes high quality chocolate. It tastes great, and they have a wide selection that changes with the seasons. I always do an order at Christmas and even got an advent calendar this year! That's right, they ship anywhere in Canada. Now I can get...More

1  Thank mvallis
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Walking around Halifax- my Fitbit said we did 10 miles, we came upon this little gem and had coffee and a few exquisite chocolates. Very friendly and very good quality.

Thank 321KMD
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I tried several selections here as part of a food tour. They were just finishing up a batch of fresh chocolate mousse as we arrived. It had been made for that days "Downtown Days" celebrations. It was the most incredible mousse I have ever tasted....More

1  Thank jasonpence26
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Really do like this place it is a real Chocolate Lovers Dream come true. The place smells Devine and the service is great. So much to chose from and tastes so good. We got a box of Chocolates and Box of macaroons a wonderful treat....More

2  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Sampled a bit when I was there, bought a lot to take home. Very reasonable prices for handmade DELICIOUS chocolate! Service was also great--was informed about the process and owners immediately. I also emailed them a week later for an ingredient inquiry and the reply...More

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15 February 2017|
Response from nmorin101 | Property representative |
Hi Doreen, You got it! The Orange Balsamic Caramel Spread is perfect drizzled over ice cream, cakes & pies. Even sauté a few apples/pears in a bit of butter and pour that on top for a quick and delicisous dessert idea... More