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Sep 19, 2013 07:57 PM

Good butter tart in East York

Does anybody know where i can get a decent butter tart in East York? I have found the ones I've tried to be terribly disappointing.

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  1. Try Hansen's Danish Pastry Shop, on Pape near Gowan (I think that's East York). They have 2 varieties. You want the one NOT in a foil cup, I think it's called either traditional or old fashioned.

    1. Beverley's Cafe, Coxwell Av. on the strip between O'Connor and Cosburn, is reputed to have great butter tarts.

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      1. re: AverageJo

        Beverley's Cafe doesn't exist anymore. Not sure what happened as I am new to the area.

        It has been replaced by Mon K.

      2. Pape & Gowan is definitely East York. I am not far from there. I'll try Hansen's out.

        I read good things about Beverley's as well but I have read online that they are now closed. Is that not the case?

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        1. re: jimi1234

          oh shoot, I didn't know that! I haven't been by that way for a while.

          1. re: AverageJo

            They are closed. That's where Mon k is now.

          2. re: jimi1234

            While you are at Hansen's swing by Folia Grill (about a block north) and give it a try if you haven't yet. You won't be disappointed!

            1. re: cheesymama

              I have not tried it. I will check it out. Lunch and dessert!

          3. Celenas bakery at Woodbine and Danfoth. But they are the runny kind.

            1. Chef Robert at Catered Affare..He sells them at flea markets.
              Best i have ever tried,his scones and brownies are the equal

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              1. re: welshrarebit

                Do you know somewhere specifically that he sells them?