La Petite Chocolaterie in the 16th arrondissement makes their chocolates in Asnières where Seurat painted his Bathers.
I read there are over 1200 bakeries in Paris...but how many chocolate shops I'd like to know?
I don't have a pages jaunes here, but my little Parigramme guide, PARIS CHOCOLAT, describes over 120 chocolate shops + the 20 I added, and these are shops of some reknown.
There are many more small shops with no web site, only the size of a large closet in each arrondissement. They take great pride in their product. Family owned, their quartier supports them as they do their local boulangerie and pharmacie.
La Petite Chocolatiere are known for their palet amer 70% (thin bittersweet disks of chocolate) and rhum ganache.
Infused ganache, chocolate-covered dried fruit, assorted palets (thin chocolate disks) of different cacoa percentages. The variety of choices is staggering in even a tiny shop.
If you see the sign, fabrication artisanal, you know they have less than 50 workers and use traditional methods to make their product whether it's chocolate, bread, paper or whatever. It's designed to protect and support small producers in France.
When you buy something in most small shops, often they will invite you to taste a chocolate gratis!