Maison Robert: Chamblee

posted on March 17, 2010 at 5:12 pm

Maison Robert

Back in 2008, I did a round-up of local chocolatiers for Creative Loafing. Atlanta mainstay, Maison Robert, was included on the list. At the time, owners Robert and Patricia Deeb were located in a tiny house off of Peachtree Industrial with a limited assortment of chocolates. The couple recently moved their store to a spanking new location in Chamblee with plenty of room for an open production area, a case full of chocolates and many new products–including macarons, baguettes, desserts, croissants, and a limited lunch menu. The macarons and baguettes aren’t killing it for me. I still think Star Provisions has the best baguettes; and Alon’s has my favorite macarons in town. However, the chocolates are as good as ever, and I am slowly making my way through the desserts. The chocolate-based ones have been the best of the bunch. Lunch is next on my list.

Maison Robert
The production area

Maison Robert
One of the cases

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  • Re: Maison Robert: Chamblee
    posted by: Sean M · March 18, 2010  9:10 AM

    yeah, the macarons there were not so hot. have you tried the TJ’s macaraons? not far off from Alon’s quality in the freezer section! I think the best macarons I’ve had are from crumb, but they are delivery only here in town. But if you’re right in the city I think you can get by with a small min order. I would be curious to see what you think of crumb’s compared to what you had in Paris. I have nothing to do with crumb, btw!

  • Re: Maison Robert: Chamblee
    posted by: blissfulglutton · March 18, 2010  9:23 AM

    I haven’t tried TJ’s or Crumb’s, but I hear good things about both. The only problem with Crumb is that there is no place to really buy them unless you go the delivery route, which is pricey! I need to get some soon.

  • Re: Maison Robert: Chamblee
    posted by: Mary Adams · April 1, 2010  4:09 AM

    Haven’t been to Star Prov or Alon, but when visiting ATL from Paris recently, I did make a trip to Maison Robert. Lunch was very tasty and then we had dessert. In terms of sweetness & texture, I found the marcarons to be spot on! Light and airy, with a gorgeous creamy middle, and a variety of innovative flavors like grapefruit and salty caramel (which so happens to be a popular flavor here in Paris too). And by the way, the owners are Robert and Patricia Reeb, not Deeb.

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