The French Macaron is an almond flour based delicate confection. Macarons have seen a surge in popularity in the last few years. Whether it’s the gluten-free status, the variety of colors and flavors or the sheer prettiness, everyone loves macarons. These delicate cookies are chic and have become the trendiest dessert served everywhere from kid’s parties to weddings. You can find macarons anywhere from the mall food court to the frozen aisle in your grocery store, but to get the most authentic macarons, you need to know where to go. Indulge your sweet tooth and go enjoy some of the best macarons in South Florida.

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Janette & Co. Macaron And French Pastries
208 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786) 542-1762
www.janetteandco.com

Owned by France Natives Quentin and Agnes Garrigou, Janette & Co. is a quaint little shop specializing in macarons. This establishment has been praised for their very attentive customer service. You can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while indulging in the creations of classically trained baker Quentin Garrigou. If you are not in the Coral Gables area, Janette &Co. has another location on 5811 Sunset Drive in South Miami.

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Laduree: Miami
1118 Lincoln Road
Miami, FL 33139
(786) 275-6621
www.laduree.com

The Laduree family is one of the originators of the Parisian Tea Room. They are a truly an authentic upscale Parisienne bakery in the middle of South Beach. This a full-service boutique cafe serving a variety of breakfast, brunch, salad and sandwich options. The Laduree Macaron has maintained its original recipe since the 20th century. Their authenticity is evident in all the flavors. Rose Petal and Orange Blossom are two of their most popular flavors.

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Croissan’Time
1201 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 565-8555
www.croissantime.com

Croissan’Time in Fort Lauderdale is also a full-service French bakery. However, it has still has a local feel. They offer pastries, cakes and a full European deli with sandwiches made to order on fresh baguettes. Their freshly made macarons are one of their most popular items. If you stop by on a weekend afternoon for their popular macarons, you’re also treated to live music.

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Atelier Monnier
9563 South Dixie Highway Dadeland Boutique
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 666-8696
www.ateliermonnier.com

Atelier Monnier is a French bakery and wine boutique. There is a second location in the Brickell area. Their macarons are also available at the Miami Airport. They offer classic flavors as well as tropical flavors such as guava or passion fruit. For even more convenience, you can now order their delicious macarons from their online store as a gift or even as treat for yourself.

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Le Macaron At Gulfstream Park
Village at Gulfstream Park 600 Silks Run, Unit 1230
Hallandale, FL 33009
(754) 210-7922
www.lemacaron-us.com

This a newer location of the popular place. Le Macaron at Gulfstream is a perfect location to stop for coffee and a few sweets after an afternoon of shopping or dinner at one of the many area restaurants. Their macarons are gluten free and only 80 calories each, so feel free to indulge. They also cater special events such a weddings or bithdays as well as host on-site events.

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Shavon Brown-Robinson, aka Shevvy Malibu has a knack for wearing many hats. As a real estate professional and internet and media analyst had a proven track record of corporate excellence that has taken her from Executive Assistant to Entrepreneur. She has written for numerous media outlets and chronicles her unique view on life, love and family in her blog “I Just Want to Be Superwoman” This mother of four has founded Boss Moms, Inc a non-profit that supports women entrepreneurs and has taken another step towards building a media empire as Editor in Chief of BOSSY! Magazine. You can also catch her every Tuesday at 9:30pm on YoPodner.com hosting the Reality & Relationships Show.

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