Pie is always a good choice. Whether it’s super simple or elevated to new heights, a wedge never fails to put a smile on our faces. Here are 15 stellar slices to savor on National Pie Day and beyond. Not near any of these spots? Find a place to celebrate the day – or any day – on OpenTable.
Acre, Auburn, Alabama
Can you handle this pie? With a chocolate truffle bottom and a peanut butter body, it boasts a crest of torched banana meringue. As if that wasn’t enough, there’s a bonus peanut butter cookie perched on top. Make a reservation at Acre.
America Eats Tavern, Washington, D.C.
Here’s an icebox version of a picnic table favorite. Shortbread cookie crust cradles layers of frozen lemon cream and toasted meringue. Saucy blueberries add another touch of tang. Make a reservation at America Eats Tavern.
SER Steak + Spirits, Dallas, Texas
Here’s a baller way to end your meal. The Millionaire Pie features layers of raspberry sorbet and vanilla ice cream in a graham cracker crust. Spires of toasted meringue are a fetching finishing touch. Make a reservation at SER Steak + Spirits.
Dakota’s Steakhouse, Dallas, Texas
Coconut cream pie always reminds us of vacationing by the seaside. A monster slice of it comes with whipped cream, crunchy toasted coconut bits, and a zigzag of caramel. All that’s missing is the beach. Make a reservation at Dakota’s Steakhouse.
Copper Vine, New Orleans, Louisiana
There’s something about buttermilk’s tang that keeps us coming back. It’s the basis for this fetching pie, which comes with berry compote and Vietnamese coffee ice cream. #DivinelyDelicious. Make a reservation at Copper Vine.
Little Goat Diner, Chicago, Illinois
Calling all chocoholics! Here’s a great way to indulge. This utterly chocolaty French silk pie features chocolate crumble crust and chocolate whipped cream. Make a reservation at Little Goat Diner.
The Smith – U Street, Washington, D.C.
Caramelized Honeycrisp apples are the foundation of this petite pie. Presented in a toasted almond cookie crust, it’s coronated with a scoop of bourbon ice cream. If you enjoy it with a glass of bourbon, you won’t be disappointed. Make a reservation at The Smith – U Street.
American Social, Miami, Florida
It doesn’t get more American than apple pie. This patriotic pastry features a butter-rich crust and well-spiced apple filling. A scoop of vanilla ice cream completes the continental classic. Make a reservation at American Social.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, Miami, Florida
Some say pea-can, some say pea-kahn. Either way, this deliciously decadent pie is a stone cold classic. A triangle of it arrives with whipped cream and vanilla ice cream (and a glass of wine, if you’re in the mood). Make a reservation at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse.