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Updated list of places - Portugues custard tarts

Looking for places where they bake them fresh during the week. If we have time, I'd like to pick them up for DH's coworkers.

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  1. I have no idea what their baking schedule is like, but my preferences are Doce Minho on Dufferin, Seara on Keele or any Caldense, though I find the last to be variable depending on date and location. The first two are more reliably good.

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    1. re: Jacquilynne

      Thanks; Caldense was my go to but the last few times they've been stale. I'll look for the others.

      1. re: Jacquilynne

        Someone brought some from R Bakery to a get together and I found them better than the ones I tried in the city.

          1. re: itryalot

            Yes, http://www.rbakery.ca/#!
            I found their tarts less sweet so not sure if that's what you are looking for.

        1. re: Jacquilynne

          I feel Doce Minho are the best.

          There is a little place on Davenport I thnk that someone once told me made the best tarts. Even better than DM. I don't remember the name and have not been in.

          DT

          1. re: Davwud

            Alcoa Bakery on Davenport. I love google.

        2. My vote goes to Venezia Bakery (www.veneziabakery.ca), two locations along Ossington.

          1. By far the best I have found is at the Brazilian Bakery on the N side of Dundas just W of Brock.

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            1. re: Bigtigger

              Agreed, but, much as I have right-left confusion, I had to think about the location for Brasil Bakery--it's east of Brock. West of Brock on the north side of Dundas, virtually no retail.

              1. re: pearl3

                Nope it's definitely west of Brock. And you can cross the street and get focaccia at omg!

                1. re: LexiFirefly

                  omg is East of Brock -- it's just west of Sheridan.

                  Is it Brasil Bakery at 1566 Dundas St W that we're talking about? http://www.blogto.com/bakery/brazilba...

                  1. re: Jacquilynne

                    You're right, sorry I always get Brock and Sheridan mixed up! Sheridan is the bakery then down Brock for the beer store. D'uh! :)

                    1. re: LexiFirefly

                      As someone who routinely gets East and West mixed up when providing directions to my own home, I have felt your pain.

                    2. re: Jacquilynne

                      That's the one, and I was starting to feel seriously delusional--I drive through there nearly every day. Perhaps Pete's NoFrills on Lansdowne might be exerting a reverse gravitational force and changing directions around...

                      1. re: Jacquilynne

                        Also note that these are the "buttery" tarts as opposed to the "lemony" ones. I love them!