Frequently Asked Questions
What does “tatte” mean?
Tatte — which rhymes with “latte” — is a Hebrew nickname for “grandmother.” Growing up in the kibbutz in Israel, with a family that loved baking, our founder Tzurit Or wanted to build the same community and sense of belonging that she always found through baking alongside her mother. While thinking of a logo for the very first farmer’s market stand where Tzurit sold her now infamous cookie boxes, her then-18-month-old daughter happened to point to a picture of her grandmother and said, “Tatte, Tatte!” From there, Tatte was born and the rest is delicious history.
Do you take reservations?
Tatte is walk-in only and all of our seating is first-come, first-serve.
How do I place an order?
Do you offer catering services?
Yes, we do offer catering in the Boston & DC areas. View our Boston catering menu here or our DC catering menu here. We’re able to accommodate for pickup and delivery at our catering kitchens for orders placed within a 24-hour timeframe. For more information, contact us directly at [email protected].
Do you host private events?
We do not host private events at this time.
What kind of food do you serve?
We serve a seasonal menu with Israeli, Mediterranean, and European influences. Menus may vary by location. Please visit your desired cafe to view the menu, or you can view them on our website.
Do you have menu options for those with allergies?
We indicate allergens in every dish on our menus, which you can view here. Depending on the severity of your allergies, we’d suggest being cautious when ordering any of our baked goods, as we do use all major allergens in our kitchens. Therefore, we cannot guarantee no cross-contamination. Please mention any allergies to our staff and we’ll be happy to walk you through our menu. If you have any specific allergy-related questions, please reach out to us at [email protected].
Do you offer any gluten-friendly options?
Yes, we offer many gluten-friendly options on our menu. We use the term “gluten-friendly” instead of “gluten-free”, as we use gluten in our bakeries & kitchens and cannot guarantee that there is no cross-contamination. Our staff will be happy to guide you through our gluten-friendly menu options. If you have any specific gluten-related questions, please reach out to us at [email protected].
Where can I find nutritional information for your dishes?
Allergen and nutritional information for all of our dishes can be found here. Caloric information is also available on our in-store and online menus. For any specific ingredient-related questions, please reach out to us at [email protected].
Are your cakes available for special order?
Yes, you are able to place a special order for our cakes, tarts, sweets, and gift boxes for local pick-up at any of our cafes. To place an order or to see all of our offerings, please see our special order page and select your preferred cafe for pick-up. Please note that orders take 48 hours to fulfill.
Are you a kosher establishment?
Our bakeries and kitchens are not certified kosher.
Do you offer gift cards?
Yes, we offer physical gift cards, which can be purchased at any of our locations. For a faster option, you can also purchase electronic gift cards here. All gift cards can be used at any of our cafes or for online takeout orders.