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The Best Butter Tarts in Toronto

The best butter tarts in Toronto exemplify one of Canada's favourite baked goods, whether they're sticky-sweet and overflowing with filling, dense, flaky, or even chocolate- or maple-flavoured. Everyone has their favourite version of this classic treat.

Here are the best butter tarts in Toronto.


Andrea's Gerrard Street Bakery
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Andrea's Gerrard Street Bakery

This East Chinatown bakery makes their butter tarts using a grandmother’s recipe that comes straight from the heart.

OMG Baked Goodness
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OMG Baked Goodness

This Dundas West cafe and bakery makes all their pastry dough from scratch in house, so you know the butter tarts, available in plain or maple, are going to be flaky.


Cafe Belong
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Cafe Belong

The bakery-cafe at the Brick Works does a brick businesses in ooey-gooey butter tarts made fresh each day.

Leah's
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Leah's

This St. Clair West bakery is renowned for delectably simple butter tarts with filling oozing out over the crust.


Home
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Home

This Bloordale bakery-cafe makes their butter tarts from a secret family recipe. You can also find them at the queue-worthy Bakerbots.


Phipps Bakery Cafe
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Phipps Bakery Cafe

This Eglinton West mainstay makes their butter tarts in chocolate and caramel flavours. They also make mini tarts.

Bobbette & Belle
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Bobbette & Belle

While this bakery with two Toronto locations may be known best for their wedding cakes and cupcakes, they have excellent butter tarts as well.


Sweet Bliss
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Sweet Bliss

You’ll want to head to Leslieville for aesthetically appealing butter tart squares, a slightly larger and more indulgent alternative to the usual shape.

Dough Bakeshop
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Dough Bakeshop

This Danforth bakery has a lighter, less oozey take on the often overly sweet tart, and the filling has a slight maple edge thanks to a ton of butter and brown sugar.

Lead photo by

@bryanmraja at Andrea's Gerrard St. Bakery

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