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Fouquet

This historic shop, in the Chambeau family for five generations, produces old-fashioned, handmade chocolates and candies.

Practical information

Address: 22 rue François 1er, 75008
Nearest transport: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1, 9)
Hours: closed Sunday
Telephone: 01 47 23 30 36
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Additional Locations

Address: 36 rue Laffitte, 75009
Nearest transport: Le Peletier (7)
Hours: Closed Saturday and Sunday
Telephone: 01 47 70 85 00

NOW CLOSED
Address: 42 rue du Marché Saint-Honoré, 75001
Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14)
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11am-6:30 pm; closed Sunday
Telephone: 01 47 03 90 07

Reviews of interest

The Gannet (2015) “The chocolate are à l’ancienne, which means instead of being sugary, the flavors are strong and bittersweet, which was how traditional Parisian chocolates were made before cream (and refrigeration) become more widely used. I love the chocolates here, from the spiced wafers enrobed in the thinnest layer of dark chocolate imaginable, to the chocolate-covered marshmallows, which I find myself polishing off all too easily.”

David Lebovitz (2011) “… one of my favorite shops in Paris. I’m absolutely addicted to the thin crisps of spice bread enrobed in dark chocolate as well as to the house-made pâtes de fruits…”