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. Here is our list of the Best Pie Shops in Los Angeles. If we didn’t list your favorite, please let us know what it is in the comments.
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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 an assortment of mini pies in a variety of flavors (including chocolate earl grey, lemon lavender, and salted caramel to name a few). Or, you can order a large pie for the holidays in special flavors such as apple butter crumble pie and bourbon walnut pie.
11678 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049 and
8366 W. Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
All Winston Pies are made from scratch using locally-sourced, all-natural ingredients. They carry 11-inch full-size pies, 5-inch mini pies, 4-inch-square hand pies, and 2.5-inch pie bites. A variety of flavors are offered including Chocolate Cowgirl Pie, Fall Pumpkin Pie, Harvest Apple Pie, and more. Check the website for more information about holiday pies. Gluten-free and vegan options are also available.
6333 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90036 and
214 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
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
Several locations including
59 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
At The Pie Hole, pies are baked “from scratch, by hand, using only the highest quality ingredients.” The menu changes seasonally, with some vegan options available as well.You’ll find traditional favorites here as well as more unique flavors. The Pie Hole is the “Home of the Earl Grey Tea Pie.” The Pie Hole generally sells slices of pies. To guarantee you can get a delicious pie for the holiday, make sure you order it online or call the location nearest you to order it in advance.
Sweet Lady Jane
Three 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), apple pie, and much more. Check the website for special seasonal offerings.
Cake Monkey Bakery
7807 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
The pies at Cake Monkey Bakery have been voted #1 in Los Angeles so you know you’re about to eat some slices of serious yummy-ness! Enjoy “Critic’s Choice – L.A. Times” Cider Roasted Apple Pie in Double Cheddar Crust, Brown Butter Pecan Pie with Toasted Cocoa Nibs (described as a “Thanksgiving classic,”) and other sweet treats. Check the website for details.
The Village Bakery and Cafe
3119 Los Feliz Blvd., Atwater Village, CA 90039
The Village Bakery and Cafe is a neighborhood favorite for many families. They offer special seasonal treats. Last year’s offerings included apple crumb pies, chocolate pecan, pumpkin, and more. Call ahead to confirm this year’s holiday pie menu.
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. Whole pies average $35 and include pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate cream, pecan, cherry, and more. The photos on the website will tempt you and make it difficult to decide!
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 key lime pie, s’mores pie, salted caramel pie, and more. Check the website for details.
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, strawberry rhubarb pie, and more.
Pie ‘N Burger
913 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106
“A Pasadena Tradition since 1963,” Pie ‘N Burger is a terrific place to enjoy a meal and of course a Nice Slice of Pie. It’s a slice of history, too, as it’s still in the same location and essentially serving the same menu as ever. Check out their seasonal fruit pies when you’re in that neck of the woods – and save room for a burger.
Several locations including
220 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
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.
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