Looking for the best places to get pie in San Diego? Whether it's Pi Day (March 14), the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season, a birthday or just because, here are some of San Diego's favorite pie shops.
Bread & Cie
350 University Ave., San Diego
Treat your tastebuds to a wide selection of traditional and unique flavor combinations including Saffron Peach, Mango Mousse and French Apple pie.
3705 Caminito Court, Ste. 0500, Del Mar
7610 Via Campanile, Ste. 144, Carlsbad
This classic American sweet shop offers traditional whole pies including Cherry Crumble and Coconut Cream. Pre-order your Thanksgiving pies before Nov. 24 to guarantee pick-up on Nov. 25. Both bakeries will be closed on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27.
1430 Union St., Little Italy
2870 Fourth Ave., Bankers Hill
The name says it all – these desserts are truly extraordinary, and the pies are no exception. Pre-order Thanksgiving desserts online for pick-up Nov. 24-26.
Sugar & Scribe Bakery and Fine Goods
7660 Fay Ave. Ste. 1, La Jolla
Thanksgiving pies available for in-store pick-up. Choose from Dutch Apple, Pumpkin, Pecan, Peach Crumble and Cherry Streusel. Gluten-free Pumpkin Pies also available. Pick up Nov. 23, 24 and 25, 9 am-3 pm.
Betty's Pie Whole/Elizabethan Desserts
114 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas
At Betty’s Pie Whole (located inside Elizabethan Desserts), pies aren’t just for dessert. Try your share of savory pies (Boyd's Breakfast Pie or Thanksgiving Pie); then satisfy your sweet tooth with a Cherry Lattice, Pumpkin Crumble or Chocolate Cream Pie. Order your pie today! Pre-orders available for pickup Nov. 24 and 25, 10 am-6 pm.
Bear Buns Bakery and Café
3251 Greyling Dr., Serra Mesa
Choose from a scrumptious selection of whole pies including bourbon pecan, pumpkin, caramel apple and mixed berry. Thanksgiving pre-orders available Nov.11-20. Pick up Nov. 25. Call 858-573-2327 to place your order.
Debbie’s Restaurant & Pie Shoppe
740 Nordahl Rd. #114, San Marcos
Order one of "Debbie's Famous Pies" for a special holiday occasion or just because! Place your pie pre-orders online by Nov. 22 to pick up in time for Thanksgiving.
Julian Pie Company
2225 Main St., Julian
21976 Hwy 79, Santa Ysabel
Famous for a selection of delectable flaky and crumb apple pies, Julian Pie Company offers homemade goodness every time.
3960 Home Ave., San Diego
Every 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. Delicious apple, pumpkin, pecan and crunchy Dutch apple pies are available for preorder. Pie proceeds provide lifesaving meals delivered directly to Mama’s Kitchen clients. Pre-order between Oct.12 and Nov. 21.
2119 Main St., Julian
4510 Hwy. 78, Julian
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 before Nov. 18 for pickup on Nov. 25.
Pop Pie Co.
4404 Park Blvd. Ste. A, San Diego
This locally owned pie shop showcases a signature all-butter crust, with a rotating menu of sweet and savory pies made in-house daily. The menu features a variety of delectable pies from individual slices and hand pies to classic meat and veggie pies. Thanksgiving pie selection includes Salted Honey Chess, Honey Bourbon Pecan, Pumpkin, Apple Crumble (V) and Salted Caramel Apple Crumble.
Updated: November 2020