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The Maids' Cottage

223 Main St S, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9, Canada
+1 905-954-0202
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“tarts” (43 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
223 Main St S, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I will drive for many miles to buy these butter tarts and love them. They sell thousands a week and I am not surprised. Parking is free at the back entrance or on Main St if you can find a spot. Service is always great.

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The raisin butter tart had a layer of pure sugar hardened in the bottom which, to me, is a failure for a butter tart. The pecan butter tart was perfect; nice pastry, great consistency, runny but not so runny you lose the filling. My husband...More

Thank SengaMilne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, and amazing butter tarts. We walked in and bought a dozen tarts two days before Christmas with no issue. We bought plain, raisin, and coconut. Our guests loved them. I don't know the calories, and I don't want to know. 😀

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Maid's Cottage a week ago for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. I had previously indulged in their delicious butter tarts and wanted to try their restaurant. I ordered the quiche of the day which was broccoli and cheese, it was...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tarts are to die for- so delicious and you can’t stop at one! I have been buying their tarts since last year. The taste has been consistent.

Thank Milena M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable atmosphere, well lit, super friendly service. A tasty breakfast awith fantastic freshly made dessert if one so desires.

Thank patmW5712LY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a promotion from Monday to Friday before 11:00 AM when the price of breakfast is discounted. Breakfast always seems better when someone else is cooking it. Never been disappointed and the servers are incredible. Ask for a table by the window and you...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious butter tarts. Issue was that is was in syrup form. I ended up with it all over my shirt. I’m not sure if they were too fresh or maybe an issue with the cooler they were kept in. Anyways. I plan to try it...More

Thank Gerald H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a perfect little spot to stop! It has not only the most amazing butter tarts you've tasted, but a wide variety of other sweets plus a lunch menu! Everything is delicious and the staff is almost as sweet as their desserts.

Thank BriWags
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went there for lunch a few times, All their soups and sandwiches are made fresh and in house. Great friendly service. They make you feel welcome. The butter tarts are outstanding. A good dining experience. Price and portions are a good value. Will go back...More

Thank cmonk40
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12 July 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have gluten free butter tarts, meat pies and fruit pies. yes they will take reservations
12 July 2016|
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Response from stick2theplan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen groups of seven in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Main St S, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +1 905-954-0202
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