We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Debauve et Gallais

#150 of 760 Shopping in Paris
Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
91
All photos (91)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
27 Sep 2018
“Wonderful Chocolates---But Nothing is Free”
13 Oct 2018
“Sadly, quality has suffered”
About
An upscale candy store.
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
As featured in Paris For Food Lovers
Contact
30 Rue des Saints-Peres 75007 Paris, 75007 Paris, France
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Website
+33 1 45 48 54 67
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Paris
from US$28,80
More Info
from US$144,00
More Info
from US$74,90
More Info
from US$56,40
More Info
Reviews (69)
Filter reviews
25 results
Traveller rating
12
6
3
3
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
12
6
3
3
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I have been coming here every time I visit Paris in the last ten years and sadly it seems that the owners have forgotten about the quality of their products. What I once thought was one of the best chocolates in the world is now...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 141aitorv
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This company has quite a history and reputation. The history goes back before the Revolution. The reputation is very very good---and it is well earned.The chocolates are quite good and the prices match the quality.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank speninosmith
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We visited this place because we saw it on Food Network channel. It's just good chocolate but more expensive that other good chocolates.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank carolinarS5055FQ
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Still as good, but needs to improve its image by putting a printed paper with all the chocolate descriptions for the people that buy by weight.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank drkyleb
Reviewed 3 November 2017

When I lived in Paris I used to buy my chocolates there. They were among the finest of Paris. Being back in Paris this week, I thought I would go back and buy some more. What a disappointment! The quality has completely plummeted in recent...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I got the chocolate history with some sampling .. I recommend this to anyone who love chocolate and history.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Seb P
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I am a chocolate lover, I adore chocolate. I wanted to visit this shop because it is the oldest chocolate shop in Paris and, of course, to buy chocolates. I chose the chocolates myself rather than buying a ready-filled box. The shop is a lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Natalie d
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

One of the very best chocolatier in Paris. Debauve & Gallais has a classic (and classy) style. No fancy mixtures, and yes less creative than Patrick Roger or Hermé, but chocolate is of true highest quality. Excellent pralinés too, usually not too sweet. A must.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Barono74
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited this chocolate shop while on a chocolate tour. We tried four different chocolates, the 99%, which was obviously incredibly bitter, the 85%- my personal favorite which tasted like a good quality dark chocolate, 75%- a bit sweeter, but would also be good for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KelseyRam
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Debauve & Gallais chocolates do not contain any preservatives or industrial ingredients such as soy lecithin and other abominations. Some people have left comments saying their chocolates have no taste or the texture isn't right. I say that the texture is perfect for a product...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank aikeila
View more reviews
Nearby
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 822 nearby hotels
Academie Hotel Saint Germain
381 reviews
.03 km away
Hotel du Danube Saint Germain
355 reviews
.15 km away
Bel Ami Hotel
1 546 reviews
.15 km away
Crystal Hotel
345 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19 411 nearby restaurants
Galette Cafe
452 reviews
.12 km away
au 35 rue jacob
374 reviews
.17 km away
Au Pied de Fouet
577 reviews
.17 km away
Clover Green
316 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 588 nearby attractions
Church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres
336 reviews
.23 km away
Rue Bonaparte
45 reviews
.20 km away
Laurence Esnol Gallery
18 reviews
.23 km away
Rue Jacob
39 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Debauve et Gallais staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines