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Top 5 Best Macarons in Paris

The macaron, not the same as macaroons (although we will admit that both are delicious). But a small soft sandwich cookie filled with ganache that comes in flavors from chocolate and caramel to honey and goat cheese. One of THE most iconic and most difficult French desserts to make to date and it can be found in bakeries, patisseries, and restaurants all over the world. Many come to France, and specifically to Paris, from all over the world in search of the perfect macaron and the Lodgis team is here to bring you our list of the Top 5 Best Macarons in Paris just in case your tours happen to leave time for snacks.


1. Pierre Hermé

Often voted the best macaron in Paris, Pierre Hermé has multiple shops all over the city for everyone to get their sugar fix. So we suggest that you start here on your macaron tour and choose from the huge selection of flavors courtesy of Mr. Pierre Hermé himself to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.

  • Address: 18 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004
  • Hours: Everyday from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Website: www.pierreherme.com
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    2. Ladurée

    Next on the macaron list is the world renowned Ladurée, which often ties with Pierre Hermé for best macaron in Paris. If your Parisian tours don’t already have this on their list, stop by their store near the Champs-Elysee for either the perfect dessert or a sweet treat and an afternoon tea.

  • Address: 16 Rue Royale, 75008
  • Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm, Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Website: www.laduree.fr
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    3. Carette

    Carette is a less well known patisserie than many of the others on this list, but their macarons and pastry assortment are a nice hidden treat to discover, experience, and taste a bit of hidden Paris on your next trip in France.

  • Address: 4 Place du Trocadero et du 11 Novembre, 75016
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00am-11:30pm, Saturday – Sunday 7:30am-11:30pm
  • Website: www.carette-paris.fr
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    4. Angelina

    This tea room is famous for being a favorite of Audrey Hepburn, a staple on many Parisian tours, and is world famous for it’s “African” hot chocolate, but their macarons will also live up to the hype and are worth a try along with the other pastries available in their shop in Paris’ 1st arrondissement.

  • Address: 226 Rue de Rivoli, 75001
  • Hours: Monday – Tuesday 7:30am-7:00pm, Wednesday 7:30am-5:00pm, Friday 7:30am-7:30pm, Saturday – Sunday 8:30am-7:30pm
  • Website: www.angelina-paris.fr
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    5. Fauchon

    Another patisserie that is less well known than some of the others on this list is Fauchon, but don’t let that fool you! Fauchon has a myriad of flavors that aren’t just your typical chocolate and caramel, but that will satisfy your macaron craving while also offering other treats such as chocolates and bonbons.

  • Address: 24 Place de la Madeleine, 75008
  • Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Website: www.fauchon.com
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    Of course, there are plenty of other tea rooms and pastry shops all over Paris and all over France where you can find and try delicious macarons in any flavor that you can think of such as Pierre Hevin, Gerard Mulot, Sadaharu Aoki, in your favorite restaurants or even the local bakery down the street. You can even try to make them at home! We hope this article was helpful for your next trip to Paris, or even just down the street!

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