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La Chocolaterie de Jacques Genin

133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 45 77 29 01
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mille feuille” (49 reviews)
“lemon tart” (18 reviews)
“paris brest” (13 reviews)
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133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter wanted to try out JG and we search the directions online. The shop is spacious and there is a counter of beautiful chocolates displayed. We ordered some and also hot chocolate. There aren't many tables for patrons, i guess most of them just...More

Thank Mei T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love chocolate, you must visit this place! The chocolates are heavenly. The caramels are the best I've ever had. They just melt in your mouth. The hot chocolate is so thick and rich--I'm still dreaming about it!

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We popped into this shop as we were in the area and had read somewhere that it is Mick Jagger's favourite place to buy mint chocolates! Worth a try, we thought! Well, the chocolates were divine and my daughter had some of the jellies, which...More

Thank SueNewMalden
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We watch the program "The Mind of a Chef" on PBS and saw a segment with the chef Jacques Genin making a Paris-Brest and the joy in the eating of it. While in neighborhood 3 we stopped by to check out the shop. You can...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I think it's important to understand that this is first and foremost a chocolate shop, that also has a few tables where you can enjoy a limited menus of deserts or some cocoa. So I feel like it's mislabeled in TripAdvisor, setting it up for...More

Thank ValerieAdventures
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

To die for chocolates! One of the best chocolate I've ever had! The store was beautiful . The chocolate was smooth and very delicious. Must go to for chocolate lovers . They have a sit in cafe where you can dine in and enjoy coffee...More

Thank thuktha22
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We came here with the ambition to have a good choclate cake. To our dissapointment there wasn't any choclate cake on the menu. Instead we had a millefeuille that was perfect in all aspects. The chocolate moelleux was a concentration of a chocolate experience with...More

Thank larsqq
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Excellent service and food without all the hazel and trouble of other places. Try a small cake with the chocolate, you will come back for it !

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It is for sure one of the best chocolate you'll ever drink. And also the small cakes and desserts are awesome - but they must do something with the unpleasant service and attitude you get from the waitresses.

1  Thank Uri R
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We visited JG with friends and it took us over forty minutes to get a table. The chocolate is very good but not amazing. The service is wanting - not enough servers, very bad organisation table-wise. If you're coming for a date, avoid unless you...More

Thank Dmitry K
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25 December 2014|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
I would agree - I doubt very much that they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 77 29 01
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