5 places to find delicious lemon tarts in Metro Vancouver

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      Fall has officially arrived, but that doesn’t mean every food in the city has to use pumpkin spice as an ingredient.

      Lemon tarts are the perfect remedy to brighten up those imminent rainy days in Vancouver. From tasty gluten-free options to toppings like toasted meringue, these pastries will leave you wanting more than just one. 

      Here are five places to find lemon tarts in town.

      Some will make their way to Burnaby Heights just for Chez Christophe's tarte au citron.
      Chez Christophe

      Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 East Hastings Street)

      Its tarte au citron, which features lemon curd on a sweet pastry base, is worth the trek to Burnaby Heights.

      Gluten free and delicious from Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery.
      Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery

      Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery (3385 Cambie Street)

      Taste a gluten-free lemon-custard tart topped with a visually appealing toasted Italian meringue.

      You can substitute East Village Bakery's lemon tart as a birthday cake.
      East Village Bakery

      East Village Bakery (2166 East Hastings Street)

      A tangy and sweet lemon tart that’s always topped with season-appropriate decorations—did we mention that it’s gluten-free?

      Mini lemon meringue tarts from Tartine Bread and Pies.
      Tartine Bread and Pies

      Tartine Bread and Pies (770 Beach Avenue and 1069 Davie Street)

      Its 10-inch lemon meringue pie works well as a birthday cake, and bite-sized versions are also offered.

      Beaucoup Bakery's lemon-yuzu tart is seasonal, so pounce on it when you see it.
      Kate Lowney

      Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe (2150 Fir Street)

      Offers a tangy seasonal lemon-yuzu tart with the perfect combination of sweet and sour flavours.

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