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Tastease Donuts

70 New Park Avenue, Hartford, CT - (860) 233-2235
Home of strikingly decorated donuts, Tastease is a neighborhood bakery specializing in three-inch midi donuts in all flavors and colors. Their Cuban pressed sandwich is also worth a lunchtime stop.
100% Approval Rating (5 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Midi-Donuts
Cuban Sandwich

Highlighted Reviews

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Chris & Amy Ayers - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"For donut fans, what could be more exciting than bringing home a box of 25 donuts in all flavors and colors? It’s certainly possible without being a glutton, for Hartford’s Tastease makes midi-donuts, little doughy rings about three inches in diameter. These shouldn’t ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

70 New Park Avenue, Hartford, CT
(860) 233-2235

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Sprinkles, anyone? Tastease has many varieties in a rainbow of colors.
"Sprinkles, anyone? Tastease has many varieties in a rainbow of colors."
Chris & Amy Ayers





Rejoice, coconut lovers: Tastease offers both regular and toasted coconut donuts.
"Rejoice, coconut lovers: Tastease offers both regular and toasted coconut donuts."
Chris & Amy Ayers


The only problem in choosing such a variety of midi-donuts is which one to sample first.
"The only problem in choosing such a variety of midi-donuts is which one to sample first."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Advertised everywhere you look in the shop, the Cuban sandwich lives up to the hype, pressed on wonderfully crusty French bread.
"Advertised everywhere you look in the shop, the Cuban sandwich lives up to the hype, pressed on wonderfully crusty French bread."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Tastease also sells bulk spices: at least 50 varieties are displayed in alphabetical order above the menu boards.
"Tastease also sells bulk spices: at least 50 varieties are displayed in alphabetical order above the menu boards."
Chris & Amy Ayers


These boxes (50 donuts in each) were part of a mammoth order for a fund-raising party in downtown Hartford.
"These boxes (50 donuts in each) were part of a mammoth order for a fund-raising party in downtown Hartford."
Chris & Amy Ayers


The usual reaction at first glance is complete wonderment.  Then without fail you'll ask with wanting eyes,
"The usual reaction at first glance is complete wonderment. Then without fail you'll ask with wanting eyes, "Can I have one?""
John Lundquist


How on earth could you eat such a beautiful donut?  Let me show you!
"How on earth could you eat such a beautiful donut? Let me show you!"
John Lundquist


Susan and Tony always have a smile.  They're like proud parents, and why shouldn't they be?  Each midi-donut is unique in presentation, color, and flavor.
"Susan and Tony always have a smile. They're like proud parents, and why shouldn't they be? Each midi-donut is unique in presentation, color, and flavor."
John Lundquist


Normally the display case is full.  Tony was feverishly generating new Technicolor trays in his
"Normally the display case is full. Tony was feverishly generating new Technicolor trays in his "laboratory of wonders!""
John Lundquist


Don't sneeze or you might miss it!  The shop is located on New Park Avenue near Park Street.  This area of Hartford offers an eclectic mix of restaurants and bakeries; Tastease is by far the best.
"Don't sneeze or you might miss it! The shop is located on New Park Avenue near Park Street. This area of Hartford offers an eclectic mix of restaurants and bakeries; Tastease is by far the best."
John Lundquist



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