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Rousseau Chocolatier

Open Now: 08:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Fabulous pastries & Hot Chocolate!

We stopped here on Remembrance Day after the ceremonies in Halifax and what a gem of a spot! Very... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Montreal, Canada
Hot chocolate as it was meant to be!

Cannot say enough. Great coffee, amazing hot chocolate. Fine chocolates, pastry, macaroons. A... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
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Everything is handmade fresh on-site by Julien Rousseau who has been a chocolatier and pastry chef for 17 years. Originally from the South of France, his career has led him to work for numerous high end Chocolatiers and boutique hotels in England...more
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5151 South St | corner of South and Hollis street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1A2, Canada
+1 902-802-6463
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

We stopped here on Remembrance Day after the ceremonies in Halifax and what a gem of a spot! Very friendly staff, fresh croissants, homemade hot chocolate which my niece adored plus my cup of English Breakfast tea hit the spot on this cold windy day....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Cannot say enough. Great coffee, amazing hot chocolate. Fine chocolates, pastry, macaroons. A true find in Halifax.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Arrived for their famous hot chocolate and was not disappointed ! we also tried their wonderful chocolate mousse and a few of their chocolate confections. Everything was really good and we'll be happy to return !

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

So you would think while at a place that sells chocolate that you would buy..... Ya we got the ice cream instead (pretty hot out that day) and omg the mixed flavour of salty an sweet was really good. Bought some chocolate as well but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank bradr879
Reviewed 9 September 2018

OMG! The macaroons from this place are absolutely amazing! We got a box of them to take back on the ship with us and they were gone even before we walked away. We got many different flavors. Chocolate, Blueberry, Pistachio, Strawberry, among other ones. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This attractive little cafe sells chocolates, cakes and drinks. We didn’t try the chocolates, but the gourmet brownies were to die for. The coffee wasn’t bad either.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 21 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!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 2see2sea
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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank aguptill
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

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank NancyS841
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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