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Recherche du Plaisir

3401 Cleveland Ave, Suite 9, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2190
+1 707-843-3551
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19 May 2017
“Truly Gourmet”
17 Feb 2017
“Wonderful chocolate truffles”
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American, International, French
3401 Cleveland Ave, Suite 9, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2190
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

The shop is pristine. My first impression walking in was "attention to detail". The proprietor clearly has put her hands on every square inch of the place, and it's even more true for the confections. The chocolate is authentic and pure. The cacao flavors ride...More

Thank d0tnet
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Went in to pick up a box of chocolate truffles for my Valentine. Surprised to see the wide selections of goodies there, and the super helpful assistance from the nice gentleman. Although I am not a chocolate lover, but I trusted his advice and allowed...More

Thank Foodnwine247
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Made by a French trained chocolatier, you cannot find chocolates like these any where else in Sonoma County. Be it one for you or a complete wedding set up her chocloated melts, fuses, blends in your moth. DO NOT SKIP the linger cookies.

Thank MeritAnn
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The food is not only delicious, it is beautifully presented. We go most often for their amazing macaron- they pack them in a lovely, fancy box, perfect for hostess gifts.

Thank markfG1202XB
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice cookies and nice people. My fav is the heart cookies! I wish if they have a nice cup of coffee too.

Thank Leimi T
Reviewed 17 October 2015

A wonderful chocolate shop is tucked away in a strip mall. The owner is a trained chocolatier who makes tasty and imaginative truffles as well as other sweets. It's unfortunate that the owner chose this name for the shop as it is difficult to determine...More

Thank spearfish39
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

We picked up a few sweets from this place first thing in the AM to enjoy with a coffee and a morning in the park. Reviews on Tripadvisor were great and suggested a much better experience than we got. What we bought was a selection...More

Thank Ruleman
Reviewed 13 February 2015

I have always believed that See's makes the best chocolates in the country, and most places that pretend to be better aren't. Recherche du Plaisir is a wonderful exception. I went there for a Christmas gift for a daughter, and while I was at it...More

Thank srca
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Stopped in today at Recherche du Plaisir (for you non-francophones, "Pursuit of Pleasure". The proprietor is very pleasant and obviously loves what she is doing. I tried 3 different types of chocolates and they were all awesome.

1  Thank NonConsumer
Reviewed 27 May 2013

My husband gave me my first box of hand selected treats from Recherche du Plasir for Valentines Day: Ancho Chile and dark chocolate, Violet Beaureguard, Dark Chocolate Caramel with Sea Salt and Island Coconut (both dk and milk Chocolate). I could not set the box...More

3  Thank Ryn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3401 Cleveland Ave, Suite 9, Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2190
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-843-3551
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Recherche du Plaisir is a European Style Chocolate shop. We specialize in Award winning Chocolate Truffles, Gourmet Bars and Caramels, plus French Macarons and Austrian Linzer Cookies. A perfect place to pick up supplies if you are in Wine Country for gorgeous pairings with our local Wines, Bubbles, and Ports.
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