• Gourmet Homemade Chocolate Shop in Downtown Halifax

    Handmade Chocolates, Macarons And Other Sweet Confections!

    Rousseau Chocolatier uses only the finest quality chocolate and ingredients - locally sourced whenever possible. Everything is made on site and you can watch Julien the chocolatier create the following through the viewing bay window: Handmade Chocolates Gourmet Brownies French Macarons Artisan Chocolate Bars ... and more! 1277 Hollis St, Halifax, NS, Canada (902) 802-6463
    Services
    • Event and Wedding Favors Available
    Products
    • Handmade Chocolates
    • Gourmet Brownies
    • French Macarons
    • Artisan Chocolate Bars
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      Downtown South End Halifax

      1277 Hollis St
      Halifax, NS B3J 1T7
      tel: (902) 802-6463
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      Hours of Operation
      Mon:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Tue:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Wed:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Thu:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Fri:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Sat:
      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      Sun:
      11:00 am - 5:00 pm
      Wheelchair Accessible:
      Yes
      Parking Available:
      Yes
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Meet the Owner
Julien Rousseau Dumarcet & Nathalie Morin

Julien Rousseau Dumarcet & Nathalie Morin

Since 2014

A young French chocolatier and Canadian hospitality lady met in late 2008 in Wakefield, Qc. Moved to Europe to broaden their experiences and finally settling in Canada in 2014 to start the dream and open their own chocolate shop.

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New truffle alert! Featuring @caldera_distilling whisky. These are absolutely stunning in person with their springtime iridescent green finish. .
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Open until 6pm!
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rousseauchoco
May 26, 2017
New truffle alert! Featuring @caldera_distilling whisky. These are absolutely stunning in person with their springtime iridescent green finish. . . . Open until 6pm! . . . #halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #calderadistilling #whisky #truffle #handmade #supportlocal #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #foodie #instafood
Chocolate can be so beautiful; Taylor Fladgate First Estate Reserve Port ganache
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Open until 6pm
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#halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #portwine #taylorfladgate #handmade #ganache #foodiegram #instafood #halifaxeats #halifaxfood
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rousseauchoco
May 24, 2017
Chocolate can be so beautiful; Taylor Fladgate First Estate Reserve Port ganache . . . Open until 6pm . . . #halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #portwine #taylorfladgate #handmade #ganache #foodiegram #instafood #halifaxeats #halifaxfood
It's lobster season year round at Rousseau! Perfect for wedding favors, events and gifts! .
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Open 10am-6pm
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#halifax #chocolatier #lobster #lollipop #milkchocolate #handmade #happyweekend #instafood #foodiegram #shoplocal #halifaxlocal #halifaxeats #halifaxfood
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rousseauchoco
May 19, 2017
It's lobster season year round at Rousseau! Perfect for wedding favors, events and gifts! . . . . Open 10am-6pm . . . . #halifax #chocolatier #lobster #lollipop #milkchocolate #handmade #happyweekend #instafood #foodiegram #shoplocal #halifaxlocal #halifaxeats #halifaxfood
If you are out enjoying this lovely weather, come by and have a little treat 😊 Open until 6pm
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#halifax #foodiegram #chocolatier #handmade #macaron #springhassprung #instafood #chocolate #artisan #chocolatelover #chocoholic
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rousseauchoco
May 18, 2017
If you are out enjoying this lovely weather, come by and have a little treat 😊 Open until 6pm . . . . #halifax #foodiegram #chocolatier #handmade #macaron #springhassprung #instafood #chocolate #artisan #chocolatelover #chocoholic
Looking for a last minute #MothersDay gift? We can help! Your mom deserves to indulge 🍫🍫🍫 Open 10-6
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#mothersdaygift #artisinal #handmade #Chocolatier #chocoholic #chocolate #Sunday #bonbons #bitesize
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rousseauchoco
May 14, 2017
Looking for a last minute #MothersDay gift? We can help! Your mom deserves to indulge 🍫🍫🍫 Open 10-6 . . . . #mothersdaygift #artisinal #handmade #Chocolatier #chocoholic #chocolate #Sunday #bonbons #bitesize
•SOLD OUT•

Chocolate moose or Chocolate mousse? .
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Julien's famous mousse is on sample today for Open City and we are selling $5 portions if you fall in love!
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Open until 6pm
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#halifax #chocolate #chocolatemousse #chocolatemoose #chocolatier #halifaxlocal #opencity #supportlocal #weekendtreat #happyweekend #weekendfun
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rousseauchoco
May 13, 2017
•SOLD OUT• Chocolate moose or Chocolate mousse? . . Julien's famous mousse is on sample today for Open City and we are selling $5 portions if you fall in love! . . . Open until 6pm . . . #halifax #chocolate #chocolatemousse #chocolatemoose #chocolatier #halifaxlocal #opencity #supportlocal #weekendtreat #happyweekend #weekendfun
Have you been craving our incredibly smooth and rich chocolate mousse? Tomorrow, May 13th (one day only!!) is your chance to get samples and $5 take-home portions for dessert!! #OpenCity #ilovelocalhfx
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rousseauchoco
May 12, 2017
Have you been craving our incredibly smooth and rich chocolate mousse? Tomorrow, May 13th (one day only!!) is your chance to get samples and $5 take-home portions for dessert!! #OpenCity #ilovelocalhfx
Have you tried our macarons? .
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These little French pastries are popular for a reason and much different than macaroons! These are made with a delicate almond meringue shell and filled with chocolate ganache, fruit fillings, or Pastry cream. 
Open until 6pm! .
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#macaron #notmacaroons #frenchpastry #halifax #chocolatier #ganache #realfruits #cremepatissiere #pipingskills #handmade #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #halifaxlocal
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rousseauchoco
May 11, 2017
Have you tried our macarons? . . These little French pastries are popular for a reason and much different than macaroons! These are made with a delicate almond meringue shell and filled with chocolate ganache, fruit fillings, or Pastry cream. Open until 6pm! . . #macaron #notmacaroons #frenchpastry #halifax #chocolatier #ganache #realfruits #cremepatissiere #pipingskills #handmade #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #halifaxlocal
Does your mom have a sweet tooth? Get her something she can truly indulge in this Mother's Day. We have decadent handmade chocolates, amazing French macarons and a whole range of delicious products all made right here on site!
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📷 @nxnphoto #mothersday #mothersdaygift #chocolates #macarons #instafood #Chocolatier #halifax #flowers
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rousseauchoco
May 09, 2017
Does your mom have a sweet tooth? Get her something she can truly indulge in this Mother's Day. We have decadent handmade chocolates, amazing French macarons and a whole range of delicious products all made right here on site! . . . . . 📷 @nxnphoto #mothersday #mothersdaygift #chocolates #macarons #instafood #Chocolatier #halifax #flowers
Don't let the weather get you down ☂️We are open until 6pm! .
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Any guesses as to what these are for? There's a hint in our Instagram story!
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#chocolateillusion #halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #happyweekend #rainyday #eatlocal #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #weekendtreat #foodie #instafood
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rousseauchoco
May 06, 2017
Don't let the weather get you down ☂️We are open until 6pm! . . . . Any guesses as to what these are for? There's a hint in our Instagram story! . #chocolateillusion #halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #happyweekend #rainyday #eatlocal #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #weekendtreat #foodie #instafood
Happy Friday!!! We have something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth 🍫
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Open until 6pm
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#halifax #discoverhalifax #halifaxlocal #halifaxfood #weekend #chocolate #chocolatier #sweettreats #sweettooth #chocoholic #handmade #artisan #supportsmallbusiness #friday
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rousseauchoco
May 05, 2017
Happy Friday!!! We have something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth 🍫 . . Open until 6pm . . . #halifax #discoverhalifax #halifaxlocal #halifaxfood #weekend #chocolate #chocolatier #sweettreats #sweettooth #chocoholic #handmade #artisan #supportsmallbusiness #friday
Dark chocolate covered almonds are making a comeback this week! Open until 6pm .
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#halifax #chocolate #darkchocolate #almonds #chocolatecoveredalmonds #foodie #foodiegram #instafood #chocolatier #halifaxfood #halifaxlocal
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rousseauchoco
May 04, 2017
Dark chocolate covered almonds are making a comeback this week! Open until 6pm . . . #halifax #chocolate #darkchocolate #almonds #chocolatecoveredalmonds #foodie #foodiegram #instafood #chocolatier #halifaxfood #halifaxlocal
Step by step molded chocolates! Did you know that using molds makes chocolate perfectly shiny and the possibilities are endless when it comes to colors and flavors!
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Open until 6pm
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#Halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #moldedchocolate #caramel #handmade #artisan #happyweekend #treatyourself #chocolatelover #foodart #instafood
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rousseauchoco
Apr 29, 2017
Step by step molded chocolates! Did you know that using molds makes chocolate perfectly shiny and the possibilities are endless when it comes to colors and flavors! . . Open until 6pm . . . #Halifax #chocolate #chocolatier #moldedchocolate #caramel #handmade #artisan #happyweekend #treatyourself #chocolatelover #foodart #instafood
Our famous Feuilletines; Whipped hazelnut praline with layers of crispy wafers inside. Stop by for your weekend sweet treats! Open until 6pm .
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#hazelnut #praline #milkchocolate #halifax #chocolatier #weekend #sweettreats #chocolatelover #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #eatlocal #localfood
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rousseauchoco
Apr 28, 2017
Our famous Feuilletines; Whipped hazelnut praline with layers of crispy wafers inside. Stop by for your weekend sweet treats! Open until 6pm . . . #hazelnut #praline #milkchocolate #halifax #chocolatier #weekend #sweettreats #chocolatelover #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #eatlocal #localfood
Today's macaron flavors ; • Creme Caramel • Raspberry • Vanilla Mango • Passion Fruit • Lemon .
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#macarons #macaronsofinstagram #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #foodie #foodiegram #chocolatier #pastrylife #frenchmacaron #sweettreats
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rousseauchoco
Apr 26, 2017
Today's macaron flavors ; • Creme Caramel • Raspberry • Vanilla Mango • Passion Fruit • Lemon . . . Open until 6pm . . . #macarons #macaronsofinstagram #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #foodie #foodiegram #chocolatier #pastrylife #frenchmacaron #sweettreats
Because life is better with caramel! Open until 6pm
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#weekend #caramel #saltedbuttercaramel #halifax #caramelsauce #foodiegram #instafood #foodie #dessert
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rousseauchoco
Apr 22, 2017
Because life is better with caramel! Open until 6pm . . . #weekend #caramel #saltedbuttercaramel #halifax #caramelsauce #foodiegram #instafood #foodie #dessert
The perfect gift, for yourself or others! Our artisan chocolate bars have inclusions as seen or are made in plain milk or dark chocolate! .
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Open until 6pm
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#halifax #chocolatebars #artisan #handmade #darkchocolate #milkchocolate #weekend #treats #foodie #foodiegram #chocolatier
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rousseauchoco
Apr 21, 2017
The perfect gift, for yourself or others! Our artisan chocolate bars have inclusions as seen or are made in plain milk or dark chocolate! . . . Open until 6pm . . . #halifax #chocolatebars #artisan #handmade #darkchocolate #milkchocolate #weekend #treats #foodie #foodiegram #chocolatier
We are back in action after a short Easter break! Open until 6pm.. There are still some dark chocolate Easter eggs and lambs left in stock!
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#halifax #portwine #chocolates #handmade #artisan #local #chocolatier #chocolatelover #foodiegram #prettyfood #edibleart #foodies
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rousseauchoco
Apr 19, 2017
We are back in action after a short Easter break! Open until 6pm.. There are still some dark chocolate Easter eggs and lambs left in stock! . . #halifax #portwine #chocolates #handmade #artisan #local #chocolatier #chocolatelover #foodiegram #prettyfood #edibleart #foodies
Good news on this Good Friday, we are open! Hours as follows:
Good Friday: 10-6pm
Saturday: 10-6pm
Easter Sunday: 10-6pm
Monday: Closed 
Tuesday: Closed
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#easter #chocolate #egg #halifaxfood #chocolatier #foodiegram #foodart #chocolatelover #chocolatebunny #chocoholic #eastertreats #halifaxlocal #halifaxeats
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rousseauchoco
Apr 14, 2017
Good news on this Good Friday, we are open! Hours as follows: Good Friday: 10-6pm Saturday: 10-6pm Easter Sunday: 10-6pm Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed . . #easter #chocolate #egg #halifaxfood #chocolatier #foodiegram #foodart #chocolatelover #chocolatebunny #chocoholic #eastertreats #halifaxlocal #halifaxeats
Splatter eggs in progress! .
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Open until 6pm
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#halifaxlocal #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #chocolate #chocolatier #chocolateheaven #splattered #chocolateeggs #easter #cocobutter #handmade #edibleart #artisan #foodart
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rousseauchoco
Apr 12, 2017
Splatter eggs in progress! . . . Open until 6pm . . . #halifaxlocal #halifaxfood #halifaxeats #chocolate #chocolatier #chocolateheaven #splattered #chocolateeggs #easter #cocobutter #handmade #edibleart #artisan #foodart