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The Happy Tart

2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1327
+1 571-244-3662
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cupcakes” (12 reviews)
“tartlet” (2 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1327
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We discovered this tiny bakery after we had already eaten elsewhere. So, we only got some delicious cupcakes. Prices are reasonable. But we could have gotten crepes here. We could see the lady making them and they looked delicious. This place is very small but...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is gluten free heaven. Bread, pies, cakes, cookies and all gluten free made in a gluten free kitchen! Couldn't be more in love.

Thank ThereBeBears
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This was the perfect place to find delicious treats for a dinner party I was hosting. A couple friends had food allergies/intolerances so this was a perfect find. We had an assortment of cupcakes, layered cake pieces, tiramisu, and fruit tartlets. All were delicious and...More

Thank wandermuffin
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The shop is tiny, so when the only sales clerk spent a long, long time socializing with the customers ahead of us, we had plenty of time to read the label of everything in the store that had a label. What we learned is that...More

Thank JJ-2bgluten-free
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is my family's goto place for Gluten Free pastries. Lots of fresh pastries and you don't even know that they are different from gluten pastries.

Thank Trydadspies
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I ordered a Tiramisu cake for 6-10 people. The over the phone ordering process went smoothly. I was not disappointed. The cake was ready in time. Tiramisu cake was sooo good. Everyone was asking where I got it. If I lived in Alexandria or the...More

Thank jackie m
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and cousin are allergic to gluten. Visited here with them. It was delicious! Couldn't even tell it was GF! The tarts and petit fours were amazing! True French pastries. Highly recommend. Take home a box of things to try. You'll not regret any...More

Thank Janelle S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

There are so few real bakeries and Happy Tart is the real deal. Yes, it's gluten free, but it's delicious!! The staff is dedicated, knowledgably and friendly. It's a little hidden -- in an alley off of Mount Vernon Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood,...More

Thank kaj2600
Reviewed 31 March 2016

My husband ordered me a gluten-free chocolate torte cake from this bakery while we were in Alexandria for my birthday. It was a little difficult to find this place because it's tucked away, but when I walked in, I was so pleased with the gluten-free...More

Thank Trisha S
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The Happy Tart specializes in gluten free products, specially baked goods. They have a freezer full of breads (to include brioche) as well as cookies, tartlettes, and cup cakes. They can also make to order cakes for special occasions. If you go in, be prepared...More

Thank ThereBeBears
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 571-244-3662
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