After much anticipation, St. Anne the Tart officially opens its doors for business today at 1500 E. Fifth Street, just across from the Gem City Catfe. Their is a small off-street parking lot for about 6 cars. Owner Megan Smith choose this 1878 building in St Anne’s to showcase her sweet and savory pastries due to the energy of the neighborhood. Smith, who grew up in Columbus, is a serial entrepreneur who previously ran a bakery in Lexington, KY and created Cake & Whiskey. a magazine that hosted events from Baltimore to California
Her menu offerings at the bakery will include an array of teas and coffees including a full service espresso bar as well rustic tarts, southern biscuits, farmhouse granola and cakes and pastries. The menu at the baker will change with the seasons, with many of the ingredients sourced locally. Smith will also host guest chef kitchen takeovers, artisan pop-up shops, book and brand launches, and sentimental celebrations. The 2nd floor of the building is available for rent as an event space.
Their is also a philanthropic arm of the business, The Tart With Heart is 6h4 non-profit arm of St. Anne the Tart. According to their website donations to the fund will support initiatives around the city.
St. Anne the Tart
500 E 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45403
Monday – Saturday: 7 am – 3 pm