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Rousseau Chocolatier

1277 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T7, Canada
+1 902-802-6463
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Amazing Macaroons!

You can purchase incredible, freshly made macaroons at this elegant shop. I have had their... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
2see2sea
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
Incredible Chocolates!

Not yet visited Russeau chocolatier but will be for many gifts and personal purchases. My nephew... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
aguptill
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Nova Scotia
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Everything is handmade fresh on-site by Julien Rousseau who has been a chocolatier and pastry chef for 15 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 Taste the decadent difference!
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1277 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

You can purchase incredible, freshly made macaroons at this elegant shop. I have had their macaroons a few times now, most recently I tried the passion fruit macaroon. It was amazing!

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Not yet visited Russeau chocolatier but will be for many gifts and personal purchases. My nephew gave me a beautifully wrapped box of their hand made chocolates and they Are in my opinion the best chocolateS I have ever eaten! Beautifully presented in the taste...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 18 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

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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.

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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

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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
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