10 Places to Buy Holiday Pies

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If you don’t have the time (or desire) to make your own pies this holiday season, pick them up at one of these local favorite pie shops.

Crafted Baked Goods
2820 Historic Decatur Rd (Liberty Public Market), Point Loma
craftedsd.com
Whole pumpkin pies. Apple pies when availalbe. Pre-order is suggested.

Extraordinary Desserts
1430 Union St., Little Italy
2929 5th Ave., Uptown
www.extraordinarydesserts.com
The name says it all – these desserts are truly extraordinary, and the pies are no exception.

Sugar & Scribe Bakery and Fine Goods
7760 Fay Ave. Ste. 1, La Jolla
www.sugarandscribe.com
Offering a huge selection of delicious sweet and savory pies, Sugar & Scribe Bakery is the place to go to satisfy your pie craving. Gluten-free options available.

Elizabethan Desserts
114 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas
www.elizabethandesserts.com
Offering everything from a Mississippi mud pie to a classic pecan pie, Elizabethan Desserts offers a pie to delight every dessert seeker.

Bear Buns Bakery and Café

3251 Greyling Dr., Serra Mesa
www.mybearbuns.com
The Bear Buns Bakery and Café is your seasonal pit stop for a heavenly whole pecan, pumpkin, apple or cherry pie.

Debbie’s Restaurant & Pie Shoppe
740 Nordahl Rd. #114, San Marcos
www.debbiesrestaurantandpieshop.com
Debbie’s Restaurant & Pie Shoppe is known for its homemade confections. Choose from a variety of fruit, cream or specialty pies.

Betty’s Pie Whole
155 Quail Garden Dr., Encinitas
www.bettyspiewhole.com
At Betty’s Pie Whole, pies aren’t just for dessert. Try your share of savory pies (Grandma Lucy’s Chicken Pie or The Cowpoke); then satisfy your sweet tooth with a Cherry Lattice, Milky Way or Lemon Pucker Pie.

Julian Pie Company
2225 Main St., Julian
21976 Hwy 79, Santa Ysabel
www.julianpie.com
Famous for their selection of delectable flaky and crumb apple pies, Julian Pie Company offers homemade goodness every time. Be sure to try their boysenberry apple or pumpkin pie, too.

Mama's Kitchen
3960 Home Avenue, San Diego
www.mamaspies.org/buyflow/cart.cfm?billings
Each November, dozens of San Diego restaurants, bakeries and caterers donate thousands of yummy pies to sell at Mama's Kitchen's annual Pie in the Sky bakesale event (Oct.9-Nov.19). Delicious apple, pumpkin, pecan and crunchy Dutch apple pies are available $25 each. Pre-order your Thanksgiving pie today. Pies available for pickup Wed. Nov.22. Pie proceeds provide lifesaving meals delivered directly to Mama’s Kitchen clients.

Mom’s Pies
2119 Main St., Julian
4510 Hwy 78, Julian
www.momspiesjulian.com
Masters of traditional apple pie (and several variations), Mom’s Pies is a favorite stop for visitors and locals alike. For a change of pace, try their delicious apple dumplings! You can order any of their delicious desserts in store or online.

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Updated: October 2017

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