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- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 2Jun 27, 2014
The macarons at Ladurée cannot be beat. They are the BEST that I've ever had. 5 glorious stars. I came here during the day to buy a box to take home and the lines were long. They move quickly though and most of the staff speak English. Everyone was really nice. I did have to yell over the noise as I was ordering but it was worth it.
As we were there, we considered having tea or dinner later in the day at Ladurée. Dinner won out when I saw the menu. They had foie gras and they had a prix fixe menu. I quickly asked the hostess if we could make a reservation and she was quite helpful. If you want to have dinner at a busy restaurant in Paris, make a reservation in advance. One day, if I'm back, I may come here for tea because the macarons are that fantastic. They also have a full bar in the back. The restaurant is pretty big inside.
Once we came back for dinner we just told the hostess about our reservation and we were seated upstairs in the corner. I decided not to drink because the prix fixe was already 51 euro. The maitre d' asked us if we would like water and gave us two choices: still or gas. We said "still" but didn't realize we could have ordered tap. Instead, they brought us a 750 ml bottle of Evian which cost about 8,10 euro. Once we realized that we were paying for water and sparkling lemonade, we sat and drank every last drop of it.
For my prix fixe, I went with the pan-seared foie gras with apples, lamb encased in puff pastry with black truffle mashed potatoes, fruit roll mouse cake, and vanillaRecommended for:
- LaduréeCommunity ManagerMember ofWellnessLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 8Sep 13, 2012
One if the best macarons anywhere. It is fresh, soft, flavorful, and decadent. They have a few shops all around and even one in New York. The store also sells fragrances and other home products, and they have a restaurant attached to the shop.
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 7Sep 19, 2013
well, looking for pastries, sweets and deserts presented and priced as jewels...you are in the good place for that. but it is very very nice, so let them advice you for your taste and enjoy!!Recommended for:
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 7May 31, 2014
The prettiest of all the Laduree locations in Paris, this restaurant on the champs is always busy and service can be terrible, but it's still my favorite Laduree. Along with the classic restaurant, a new, very modern and trendy bar has opened at this location and the food and drinks are meant to be great. This branch of Laduree was the perfect place for my bridesmaids luncheon, which we held in a private room upstairs. Everyone at Laduree was incredibly helpful, prior to the luncheon and they even let me design a custom menu, because I wanted something lighter than what they normally offer. We ate six different appetizers, all of which were savory versions of traditional sweets and all were great, but the basil and tomato tart was everyone's fave. (N.B. my shared pictures of Laduree were taken by Corbin Gurkin, at my bridesmaid luncheon)
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 11Jun 12, 2014
These macarons are expensive, but worth the adventure! I've never understood macarons until these. They aren't too sweet and the flavor doesn't take artificial like many of the other generic places.
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessFamily TravelersFoodies+ 5Jul 03, 2012
Laduree has the most delicious pastries and coffee, and they also sell pretty pre-packaged goodies if you're looking to treat others to Paris delights. This was a lovely break from shopping on the Champs Elysees. I ordered a Cafe Viennese which was a hot, sugary treat with a delicious mound of whipped cream on top. The macarons and chocolates are very good.
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessLocal CultureBusiness Travelers+ 4Oct 10, 2013
Ladurée is probably the best ‘macaroon’ shop in Paris! It is also great for a light lunch with a glass of wine and/or tea/coffee/pastries that are all delicious. The engine of the business revolves around the delicious collection of 'macaroons' of exotic flavors including blackcurrant violet, Caramel with salted butter, orange Blossom and liquorice- Lemon, etc.Recommended for:
- LaduréeJun 27, 2014
wow. This place is known for their macarons, but we also went for dinner after looking at the menu after we picked up said macarons. Macarons are 5 stars! The 4 is really for the dinner
It's not cheap at all for a meal. It is definitely up there, however, the food was pretty good. Was it worth the large price tag, I don't know. I'm still going to have to think about it.
We went for the prix fixe dinner, which I didn't partake in because I had a mild case of food poisoning that I was recovering from and honestly probably would have been okay with just a bagel. I ordered the mini burgers (basically 4 sliders) and my friend got the prix fixe with foie gras and lamb with dessert, oh and it comes with 2 macarons. She loved her meal, and my burgers were quite yummy, with the 4 huge fries. It was not a pile of french fries, just these large fat logs of fried potatoes.
They come out with a dessert tray and let us pick from it - there are also other options in the menu that they make. After a recommendation from our waitress, we chose this mixed berry, cakey creamy thing that was pretty delicious. Glad she recommended it to us.
Unfortunately our waiter (guy that helped us before our waitress) didn't ask us if we wanted tap water and just brought us a 1 Liter bottle of still Evian which we had to pay for. We weren't exactly thrilled with that, since a) there was only 2 of us, the 500mL size would have been fine especially since we also ordered sodas b) we had to PAY for the 1L bottle c) we could have gotten FREE tap water.
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3Nov 16, 2013
The über famous patisserie is all that. The most traditional location, at Champs Elisees has been recently rebuilt due to a fire and it feels more charming than ever. Expect long lines at the boutique, but it's well worth buying the delicious macarons or other pastry pieces of art. The lines for sitting at the salon de thé are long too, but they move fast. Flawless service, gorgeous china, delicate details and, of course, the perfect flavors are well worth taking the time to sit down and sip on a cup of tea or hot chocolate here.Recommended for:
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 4Nov 05, 2013
Ladurée is a must-visit in Paris. In my opinion, they serve the best macaroons on the planet (sorry Pierre Herme). A wide variety of flavors. My personal favorites are salted caramel and vanilla.Recommended for:
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness TravelersFoodiesApr 27, 2013
Ladurée, at the top of the Champs Elysees near the Arc de Triomphe, is the reputed home of the macaron. You can have a sit down breakfast there or just shop for the macarons and other pastries. The breakfast is a bit overpriced but the macarons aren't as expensive.
- LaduréeMember ofWellnessLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 6First to ReviewMar 27, 2013
If you love macarons, Laduree is the place to be. They have a dine-in cafe and a shop right next door if you just want some pastries to go. Definitely try the "fluff" filled macarons like the almond one. The filling is like a flavorful marshmallow and you have with the delicious cookie coating on the outside.. Wait in line to pay for the items you want first and then move to the right where they will ask you what flavors you want and package it for you.
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 5Mar 27, 2013
Laduree Patisserie is a popular chain in Paris that is probably most famous for its macarons. The Laduree on Champs-Elysee is the one to visit, and not just to pick up a few snacks to eat on the go, but to actually sit in its beautiful garden like dining to indulgence in both bistro fare and sweets.
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Oct 02, 2013
this place is so epic. i can't believe how wonderful it is. i spent way too much money here. i bought a huge box of macarons that we devoured in three days. i even made a video about it: https://www.tripfilms.com/Travel_Video-v78791-Paris-Laduree-Video.html
- LaduréeMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 3Oct 28, 2012
Looking for the best macaroons in Paris, perhaps the world? Look no further than Ladurée. You'll really regret it if you don't check out these scrumptious little treats in more flavors than colors of the rainbow. They also have a shop in the airport in case you don't make it to one of the stores in the city.
Aliases: Laduree, La Duree