Best Places For Pies In Los Angeles

November 30, 2016 6:36 AM

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Many restaurants serve good pies throughout Los Angeles, but a great pie is hard to find. Whether you’re craving apple pie, pecan pie or other varieties, you’re in luck because we’ve compiled a list of the best pies Los Angeles has to offer.

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(credit: Johnny Rebs)


Johnny Rebs’
4663 Long Beach Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90805
(562) 423-7327
www.johnnyrebs.com

This sitdown restaurant with locations in Orange County, and in Long Beach offers a little taste of the south. And, when you’re in the mood for some delicious comfort food, this is the place to go. While all of their desserts are incredible, including their key lime pie, or their fresh lime filling with homemade graham cracker crust with whipped cream, you won’t want to miss out on their pecan pie. The buttery caramel filling along with pecans makes it one of the best in the city.

(credit: Victor Boghossian Photography/Urth Caffe)

(credit: Victor Boghossian Photography/Urth Caffe)


Urth Caffe
267 S Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 205-9311
www.urthcaffe.com

Baked daily at the downtown location, Urth Caffe is known to have one of the best apple pies around. The fresh pies are sent from their downtown restaurant to one of the 3 locations around Los Angeles and come with a crust made up of butter and shortening as well as sanding sugar for that extra delicious taste. Other favorites at Urth Caffe include their blueberry pies. Come hungry because their pies are large enough for two to share.

(Credit: The Apple Pan)

(Credit: The Apple Pan)


Apple Pan
10801 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-3585

For years, Apple Pan has been serving up their signature style pies that have kept patrons coming back for more. Though this LA staple is known for it’s burgers, its also known famously for its pies. And for good reason. From fresh apple pie, to banana cream pies, pecan pies and many more flavors, Apple Pan’s pies are served hot with cool vanilla bean ice cream on the side to enjoy. A top pick? The banana cream pie. But, really anything you choose here is good. So, grab a burger, and then finish up with a strawberry, cherry or other seasonal pie.

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(Credit: Pie n Burger)


Pie ‘n Burger
913 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-1123
www.pienburger.com

You know that if the word “Pie” is in the company name, that this restaurant must know what they’re doing when it comes to cooking up one of the best pies in Los Angeles. Located in Pasadena, Pie ‘n Burger serves up delicious selections including fresh fruit pies, meringue pies as well as their signature Pie ‘n Burger Pies. Popular selections include their apple, baked peach, boysenberry, pumpkin and banana pies. Stop by today and see what you’re missing out on!

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(credit: Gianfranco I./Yelp)


Baby Blues BBQ
7953 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 656-1277
www.babybluesbbq.com

If you haven’t tried Baby Blues BBQ’s Buttermilk Pie, you are missing out. With a rich, pale, creamy and sweet filling, this pie will surely not disappoint. Whipped cream comes on top of it along with raspberries and blueberries and the crust on the side is thick. One bite and you will be coming back time and time again. Baby Blues BBQ also offers a terrific key lime pie to enjoy after a nice rack of ribs.

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(credit: Clara H./Yelp)


Du-Par’s Restaurant & Bakery
12036 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 766-4437
www.dupars.com

Du-Par’s might be well known for their short stacks and great breakfast fare, but residents know this is an excellent place for a myriad of pie selections. And, with locations at The Grove’s Farmer’s Market, in Studio City and in Pasadena, you won’t have to travel far wherever you live to experience the deliciousness. On their pie menu, flavors include peach, green apple, rhubarb, boysenberry, raspberry, cococnut custard, chocolate meringue, cream cheese pie, cherry, banana cream and tons of others. A rotating selection of freshly baked pies are made daily so you never know what flavor might come up on each visit. Pies are served a la mode with whipped cream or cheddar cheese.

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(credit: Marlene L./Yelp)


Jones
7205 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 850-1726
www.joneshollywood.com

Ask anyone who has had the pleasure of biting into Jones’ Apple Pie and you might not be able to stop them from talking about how good it is. Served on a sizzling platter which oozes brown sugar sauce, you’ll cool down the hot bite of delicious pie with a scoop of cold vanilla bean ice cream on the side. It’s one of LA’s best.

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(credit: The Pie Hole)


The Pie Hole
714 Traction Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 537-0115
www.thepieholela.com

A gourmet pie and coffee shop in LA and Pasadena, The Pie Hole is the latest to hit the line-up in the up-and-coming Arts District in Downtown LA. Nestled in a great location near the eatery Wurstküche, The Pie Hole promises delicious pies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is pretty extensive, so you may have a tough time finding just one to try, but from the apple crumble, maple custard, earl grey, banana’s foster and one of their most popular, the salted caramel pecan pie, we’re sure you’ll find something to choose. Other great selections include the apple & peanut butter hand pie, as well as Moe’s pumpkin pie!

(credit: Camellia C./Yelp)

(credit: Camellia C./Yelp)


Simplethings Sandwich and Pie Shop
8310 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 592-3390
www.simplethingsrestaurant.com

Pies at Simplething’s Sandwich and Pie Shop are delightful. With a wide range of pies, our favorites include the key lime pie, pumpkin pie and banana cream pie. The filling, and ingredients are terrific on any pie you choose though. What’s great about Simplethings is you can decide to pick up a mini pie if you just want a few bites or a larger one if you’re really hungry. Each day, the restaurant goes by a pie schedule offering different choices for each day so make sure to check their website for more information.

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