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Top 10 Pie Shops in NYC

Lara Dreux | November 24, 2020 | Food & Drink

Best Pies New York City

Pumpkin, pecan, apple or blueberry. What kind of pie is your favorite?

Whether a hot summer day or a crsipy autumn eve, nothing beats a crunchy crust and juicy fruit filling. Apple pie is an American staple, but the bakeries of the "Big Apple" offer an astounding variety of pie flavors everyone can enjoy.

Venture about the city and follow our guide to New York's most scrumptious pie emporiums. You'll be drawn into these bakeries by the aroma alone.

See also: Top 10 Cupcake Spots in NYC

Milk Bar

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220 8th Ave. / Website

One of the city's long-time favorites, customers come again and again for their extravagant creations. The giant three-tiered pumpkin dulce de leche is a sweet seasonal delight, and their signature Milk Bar pie filled with oozing butter, cream and sugar is enveloped in a toasted oat crust.

INSIDER TIP: For a small bite on the go, try their pumpkin dulce de leche truffles.

Petee's Pie Company

61 Delancey St. / Website

With a Wes Anderson-esque, borderline-kitsch bakery passersby can't help but notice, Petee's offers pies you'll be dreaming about for weeks. They've got speciality pies of every shape, including the dense maple-whiskey walnut, the playful salty-chocolate chess, and the traditional pear streusel.

Bien Cuit

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120 Smith St. / Website

Bien Cuit, French for "well done," is most recognized for its unparalled oven-baked breads. Still, their family-style pies are equally beloved and guaranteed to warm your heart with nostalgia. This year, the pie delights include a classic chocolate pecan pie, a deliciously-gooey hazelnut streusel pumpkin pie, and a timeless maple apple tart.

Breads Bakery

18 E 16th St. / Website

Torn between babka pastry and pie? Fear not, for Breads Bakery combined the two into an irresistible baked concoction. A flaky crust twisted with pumpkin, apple crumble, pecan and cranberry is the most harmonious creation imaginable. Come and indulge in this autumn-appropriate combination.

Pies n' Thighs

166 South 4th St. / Website

Whether it's Thanksgiving or not, a celebratory meal isn't complete without a warm, hearty pie. Treat yourself to a delectable, sour-cherry-and-pear crumble, or an irresistibly soft banana cream pie from this Brooklyn-based bakery.

Four & Twenty Blackbirds

439 3rd Ave. / Website

Expect pies galore at this pie-exclusive loaction. Founded by two sisters in 2009, these freshly-baked, handmade pies will dazzle you with adventurous flavors. Savor their original salty honey pie or bittersweet chocolate pecan pie (or both!) and prepare to be amazed!

INSIDER TIP: If you just can't get enough, purchase the personally curated pie cookbook to try their recipies at home.

Bubby's

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120 Hudson St. / Website

For all-American comfort food, look no further than Bubby's. Renown for elevating national favorites, their pies are bound to satisfy all decadent cravings. Spoil yourself with a no-regrets peanut butter chocolate pie, filled with peanut butter mousse and ganache wrapped in a crunchy chocolate cookie crust. You can't go wrong with an exquisite bananoffee, replete with banana, dulce de leche, espresso and whipped cream all enveloped in a graham cracker crust.

Abu's Homestyle Bakery

1184 Fulton St. / Website

This hidden gem is a family-owned bakery offering Islam Nation-inspired pies in Brooklyn. "Where the bean pie is king," as per The New York Times' commendations, the bean pie is traditionally composed of mashed navy beans custard and coated in cinnamon. It's a not-too-sweet delicacy you don't want to miss.

Little Pie Company

424 West 43 St. / Website

Hand-made from scratch using only the finest of ingredients, this New York bakery serves delicious pies year-round. After Stanger Things actor and major foodie Noah Schnapp stopped by to sing its praises, this pie spot gained quite the reputation. Come see for yourself what all the fuss is about, and enjoy their latest audacious creation: the salted caramel prosecco pie.



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