These are just some of the beautiful pies you can find at Los Angeles pie shops

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t all about the turkey. As you plan your menu and are trying to decide on dessert, keep in mind that you don’t have to do it all yourself. Here in Southern California, you’ll find many restaurants and bakeries with some of the best holiday pies around.

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These are just some of the beautiful pies you can find at Los Angeles pie shops

Bourbon Pecan, Pumpkin and Apple Crumb Pie from Atticus Creamery in Los Angeles. (photo by Yvonne Condes)

Atticus Creamery and Pies
10893 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

All of the ice cream & pies at Atticus Creamery in West LA are  handmade from scratch and made fresh each day using carefully selected ingredients sourced from all around the globe and locally right from Los Angeles. Walk into the shop and buy a mini pie made with homemade lemon curd, salted caramel, and banana cream or order a 9-inch pie for the holidays. Holiday flavors include pumpkin, apple crumb and bourbon pecan.

Du-par’s
four locations including
12036 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604

Du-pars has been baking its famous pies since 1938! You’ll find traditional favorites here such as pumpkin and cherry pie as well as boysenberry, blueberry, and peach. Many of their pies come in full and half sizes so you can experiment with several different flavors.

The Pie Hole
four locations including
59 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105

You’ll find traditional favorites here such as pumpkin pie and apple crumble as well as more unique flavors such as s’mores pie and salted chocolate chip cookie. The Pie Hole generally sells slices of pies or whole pies on a first-come, first-served basis. To guarantee you can get a delicious pie for the holiday, make sure you order it online or call the location to order it in advance.

Urth Caffe
several locations including
451 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

As an extra incentive for ordering your Thanksgiving pies online, Urth Caffe is offering $5 off each pie ordered. Traditional holiday favorites include pumpkin pie, apple pie, and sweet potato pie, among others. A vegan pumpkin pie is also available for guests who have special dietary restrictions.

Sweet Lady Jane
four locations including
8360 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90069

You will most likely have a difficult time deciding among the pies at Sweet Lady Jane. But know you’re in good company, because their “Pear Almond Tart” earned the designation as one of Oprah’s 2016 Favorite Things. They also offer cherry pie (an item from Oprah’s 2015 Favorite Things), pumpkin pie, cranberry bread pudding, and much more.

Cake Monkey Bakery
7807 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

If your Thanksgiving guests tend to be on the picky side, an individual-sized dessert from Cake Monkey Bakery may be the answer. They offer 3” cakes which are a single serving or you can opt for one of their classic pies, including Cherry Almond, Honey Braised Pumpkin Tart, or Creamy Dreamy Chocolate Pie among others.

The Village Bakery and Cafe
3119 Los Feliz Blvd., Atwater Village, CA 90039

You can pick up your pie from The Village on Thanksgiving morning (they’re open from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm). They are offering apple crumb pies, chocolate pecan, pumpkin, and more. In addition, they also offer a gluten-free pumpkin pie, a gluten-free chocolate pecan, and a gluten-free traditional pecan pie.

House of Pies
1869 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

This Los Feliz Coffee Shop is quite popular. They’ve been in business since 1969 and have a loyal following. They bake fruit pies, cream pies, pecan pies, meringue, and more. And of course you’ll also find seasonal favorites such as pumpkin.

Republic of Pie
11118 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601

It may be a bit difficult to find parking at this popular spot in North Hollywood, but most folks think the effort is completely worth it! Thanksgiving pies can easily be ordered online at Republic of Pie’s website. And they’re open Thanksgiving day allowing for early pick-up. Whole pies range from $30 to $35 and include pumpkin, pecan, cherry, chocolate cream, and more.

Simplethings Restaurant
three locations including
4013 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505

As the name suggests, the menu is relatively simple, but still tasty. You can use the online order form to reserve your Thanksgiving pie from Simplethings. Choices include pumpkin (three different varieties), key lime, bourbon pecan, and more. (Pie pick-up will be on Wednesday afternoon, November 23rd).

Four ‘n 20
two locations including
4723 Laurel Canyon, Valley Village, CA

This neighborhood restaurant opened back in 1969, and its two locations are popular neighborhood eateries. You can call ahead and order a Thanksgiving pie (or two) from Four ‘n 20. Their menu offers many choices including pumpkin, blueberry, sweet potato pie, strawberry rhubarb pie, and more.

Marie Callender’s
several locations including
5773 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Marie Callender’s is known for their pies, so if you’re looking for something familiar this may be the place. Choose from cream pies (including chocolate cream and lemon meringue), speciality pies (including key lime and pecan), fruit pies (French apple and cherry), and more. Their featured holiday pie is the Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Mousse Pie.

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Wendy is a freelance writer who finds inspiration in her nine-year-old son and from her experiences from her twelve-year teaching career. Her writing has appeared in several publications and anthologies, both in print and online. She prefers sunflowers to roses and thinks chocolate is okay at any meal. You can find her at wendykennar.com.


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