San Diego's Favorite Pie Shops

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Looking for the best places to get pie in San Diego? Whether it's Thanksgiving, Christmas, Pi Day (March 14) or a birthday, everyone loves pie! Here are some of San Diego's favorite pie shops.

Elizabethan Desserts
114 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas
www.elizabethandesserts.com
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a variety of delicious pies including Cherry Lattice, Pumpkin Crumble or Pecan pie. 

Debbie’s Restaurant & Pie Shoppe
740 Nordahl Rd. #114, San Marcos
www.debbiesrestaurantandpieshop.com
Order one of "Debbie's Famous Pies" for a special holiday occasion or just because! Place your pie pre-orders by Nov. 20 to pick up in time for Thanksgiving. Order online, in person or call 760-741-5680. 

The French Oven
10299 Scripps Trail Ste. E, Scripps Ranch
www.thefrenchovenbakery.com
Thanksgiving specials include Apple Pie, Chocolate Pecan Tart and Pumpkin Tart. All orders must be placed 48 hours in advance. Pick up Thanksgiving Day Nov. 24, 7 am-12 pm. 
 
Julian Pie Company
2225 Main St., Julian
21976 Hwy 79, Santa Ysabel
www.julianpie.com
Famous for a selection of delectable flaky and crumb apple pies, Julian Pie Company offers homemade goodness every time. 

Mama's Kitchen
3960 Home Ave., San Diego
www.mamaspies.org/about-mamas-pies
Every November, dozens of San Diego restaurants, bakeries and caterers donate thousands of yummy pies to sell at Mama's Kitchen's annual bakesale event. Delicious Apple, Pumpkin, Pecan and crunchy Dutch Apple pies are available for preorder now through Nov. 19 while supplies last. Each pie sold allows Mama’s Kitchen to cook, prepare and deliver 12 lifesaving meals to critically ill individuals and families in need this holiday season.  

Moms Pies
2119 Main St., Julian
4510 Hwy. 78, Julian
www.momspiesjulian.com
Masters of traditional apple pie (and several variations), Moms Pies is a favorite stop for visitors and locals alike. For a change of pace, try their delicious apple dumplings! Order your family's Thanksgiving pies online for pickup at The Warm Hearth (8748 La Mesa Blvd.) on Nov. 23 from 10 am-2 pm!

Nutmeg Bakery
10755 Scripps Poway Pkwy., Scripps Ranch
12640 Sabre Springs Pkwy., Scripps Ranch
https://nutmegsd.com
    

Pop Pie Co.
4404 Park Blvd. Ste. A, San Diego
4195 Voltaire St., Point Loma 
www.poppieco.com
This locally owned pie shop showcases a signature all-butter crust, with a rotating menu of sweet and savory pies made in-house daily. Thanksgiving pie selection includes Salted Maple, Honey Bourbon Pecan, Pumpkin, Salted Caramel Apple Crumble and Apple Crumble (Vegan). Pre-order by Nov. 17. Pick up at University Heights or Point Loma on Nov. 23 from 11 am-4 pm or Nov. 24, 11 am-2 pm. 

Susie Cakes
3705 Caminito Court, Ste. 0500, Del Mar
7610 Via Campanile, Ste. 144, Carlsbad
www.susiecakes.com
This classic American sweet shop offers traditional whole pies including Pecan, Pumpkin and Apple with homemade whipped cream. Pre-order your Thanksgiving pies before Nov. 22 at 5 pm. 

Mama Kat's Restaurant & Pie Shop
950 W San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos
www.instakats.com
Choose from a selection of fruit, cream and classic pies. Holiday pre-order info coming soon. 

Marie Callender's
6950 Alvarado Rd., San Diego 
www.mariecallenders.com
All holiday pie pre-orders must be paid for in advance and require 24-hours notice. Pies will be available for pickup Thanksgiving week, Nov. 21-24. 

The Gluten Free Baking Co.
4594 30th St., San Diego
www.thegfbakingco.com
This North Park bakery is perfect for those with gluten sensitivities who still want to indulge in a delicious dessert (or two). Thanksgiving pie options include Pumpkin, Peach Crumble, Apple Streusel (V) and Pecan. All Thanksgiving orders must be placed by Nov. 15 at midnight. See online order form for pickup dates/times and location. 



 

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Updated: November 2022

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