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The Happy Tart

2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1327
+1 571-244-3662
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (3 reviews)
“tarts” (17 reviews)
“tartlet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
CUISINES
Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
2307A Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1327
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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 14 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 16 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
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Easy to miss on Mount Vernon Avenue, Happy Tart is squeezed in behind two buildings with a small sidewalk entrance. An intriguing and mouthwatering array of "sweet stuff" in the display case, which makes it hard to make a choice. The cupcakes are very good,...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My gluten-free daughter found this place on The Knot (a wedding site). In June '15, we enjoyed a fantastic cake-and-dessert tasting, so I got an idea of just how talented baker/owner Emma really is. Her stuff is incredible: full of flavor, terrific texture, and you...More

Thank embfood
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
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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