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2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

I don't follow a gluten free diet but I've never been disappointed by the tasty treats I've gotten from the Happy Tart! The staff is friendly and helpful and their desserts and pastries are second to none!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
StacyInDC2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I don't follow a gluten free diet but I've never been disappointed by the tasty treats I've gotten from the Happy Tart! The staff is friendly and helpful and their desserts and pastries are second to none!

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place was wonderful!! They also accommodate peanut allergies FYI!! They have frozen bread products to go as well! Hamburger buns, pizza crusts and different homemade loafs. They had macaroons, pastries, cupcakes and chocolates. Sooooooo good! Staff very knowledgeable and celiac friendly!! It's a little hidden and sunk back from the street. Worth the drive!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I can't say enough about the delicious items in this bakery. Top two items were a nutella-filled scone (YES, order this), and a lemon cookie that made me want to shove ten more in my face immediately. I also had the chocolate chocolate chip cookie which had more of a "tootsie roll" chocolate taste- not my favorite but still tasty-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

First time here for the gluten free cake pops but also tried the banana nutella pastry - OMG! 😲 They even sell gluten free burger buns, pizza dough, custom cakes...

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Stuttgart, Germany
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I went for the French macarons. They were not very delicate, more cake like, but still tasty. My friend loved it because they offer many gluten free options. The staff was very friendly. And there was a smallish parking lot right next to the bakery, which was very convenient.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I'm a sucker for macaroons, and this place has some amazing ones! Also some great petite fours--apricot is amazing! It's a little bit set back off the main drag in Del Ray, but look for the delivery bike out front!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My daughter stumbled upon this great little bakery in old town. As one on a gluten free diet I felt like elated to be here. Staff was very nice. I was able to buy several kinds of bread, pizza crust, and fantastic little spinach and leek tarts. They also made great cupcakes and cookies. I bought $50 worth of food.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

They have everything a regular bakery would have but it's all gluten free. You will not miss the wheat flour because the pastries, breads and desserts are just that good. If you're gluten free and need a dessert this is your place

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Arlington, Virginia
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you have a gluten allergy or personally choose to avoid gluten, this is the place for you! They make a variety of cupcakes, pastries and breads... ALL GLUTEN FREE!!! The red velvet cupcakes are our favorite, but I also like the apple turnover. We have tried many bakeries that make a gluten free cake or cupcake, but none can... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Delicious no-gluten bakery items. The shop is set back down a driveway- keep your eyes open, it's worth finding.

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Additional Information about The Happy Tart

Address: 2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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