Le Macaron - First Impression

4/19/2012 08:36:00 PM

After my visit to Rollbotto I was able to exercise my way to Le Macaron for some sweet treats. Thank you to one of my friend that treated me that night I was able to try 6 different flavors that night. For me it's been a rough path on finding good macarons and I believe these are probably one of the best ones in the area. They were crisp, chewy and flavorful. Macarons always tend to be way too sweet for me but because they are such a delight I didn't mind taking a bite of each one just for a taste.

This cute little shop is simply decorated in pink which can cause any girl's heartbeat to skip. There's only a few tables for seating and two glass display of sweets but don't let that fool you. These macarons are packed with flavor, they also seemed very familiar to me and I figured out that it's another branch from the one in Sarasota.

The owners are also French so you must trust that these are the real deal! It was a little hard to communicate since the french accent was very heavy but we managed to get our 6 flavors to try. I would have to say they weren't the cheapest but I've never seen a "cheap" macaron anywhere in this area before. They are such a delight here that I barely see any around!

There was only one glass display that served macarons while the other display had chocolates and other baked goodies. I would have to say there was about 14 or so different flavors to pick from and since I came in the middle of the night some trays were almost gone. I was able to try salted caramel (very good!), basil (it was surprisingly good), french vanilla, pistachio (I'm a fan), lemon (similar to a lemon bar - not a fan) and raspberry (least fav).

They were all very good! It was a little on the sweeter side and I would have to gulp down tons of water but I enjoyed them very much. The shells were very light and crisp and would crumble at each bite while the innards were chewy. The filling were all very nice and held each shells together without a problem. I was a big fan of the salted caramel, french vanilla and pistachio. I would love to try to make my own macarons one day! I heard they were a little tricky but I shall succeed!

I would def recommend this place, especially if you're looking for a french treat. They now how to make some mean macarons and their flavors are to die for. One is already good enough for me but keeping yourself from taking a bite from each flavor is a challenge!

Le Macaron

203 1st St N
St Petersburg, FL 33701

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  1. omg we go to the one in Sarasota - so awesome that there is one closer